onboard air with the chrysler rv2 - JeepForum.com
Search  
Sign Up   Today's Posts
User: Pass: Remember?
Advertise Here
Jeep Home Jeep Forum Jeep Classifieds Jeep Registry JeepSpace Jeep Reviews Jeep Gallery Jeep Clubs Jeep Groups Jeep Videos Jeep Events Jeep Articles
Go Back JeepForum.com > General Technical Discussions > General Jeep & Off-Road Equipment > onboard air with the chrysler rv2

Engo LED Flush Mount Lights *PAIR* Flood or Spot 1,600 LumYukon Ultimate 35 axle kit for c/clip axles with Yukon ZipRockridge 4WD IS Taking Zone Offroad Suspension Lift Kits

Reply
Unread 12-08-2012, 11:50 AM   #1
Biggun113
Registered User
1985 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Weston, West Virginia
Posts: 48
onboard air with the chrysler rv2

I had an old RV2 ac compressor laying around from a 74 charger I once had and stripped the A/C off of. I am now wondering if there is a real good way to use that pump to make an onboard air compressor. I am struggling to find a way to mount it properly, does anyone have any ideas or have done it before? I have the 4.2L AMC 258 in an 85 Jeep CJ 7.

Biggun113 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 12-08-2012, 11:12 PM   #2
jfive
dos heeps
 
jfive's Avatar
2011 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Denvah, CO
Posts: 257
You'd be better off IMO finding the proper compressor for the 4.2 and using it if the one you have doesn't mount up. From there it's easy. Put on intake mister on it and a coalescing filter after the compressor to remove the oil and plumb it. One wire IIRC to switch it on and off.
__________________
Cheers,
John
'11 JKU
'88 YJ
jfive is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 12-09-2012, 07:02 PM   #3
deathtrap
Registered User
1993 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Hemet, CA.
Posts: 337
I dont know about mounting it. but Id bet it would work good. I think the rv2 has a large displacement and would probably fill a tire or a air tank pretty fast. If you do it let us know how it comes out. I got a rv2 off my 69 charger under my work bench.. small world.
deathtrap is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 12-09-2012, 11:25 PM   #4
Biggun113
Registered User
1985 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Weston, West Virginia
Posts: 48
gotta love ma mopar, small world indeed, I have always had a soft spot for a 68 charger myself, just ended up with a 74, that got sold in favor of survival during an 8 month stint out of work, i'm still shooting ideas around my brain over the rv2 mount, if i come up with something ill be sure to post pics and reviews
__________________
A day spent with my jeep is better than my best day at work!
Biggun113 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 04-18-2013, 02:08 PM   #5
jibe004
Registered User
1999 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Pasadena, MD
Posts: 117
sorry to bring this thread back from the dead but was curious if you ever made any headway using the rv2.... curious how these stack up to the york once you remove the intake valve... displacement is supposedly bigger 12.5ci? According to the low-rider guys the pistons are .5" larger than the york...
jibe004 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 08-28-2014, 07:32 PM   #6
Biggun113
Registered User
1985 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Weston, West Virginia
Posts: 48
Sorry it's been so long to reply I still havnt had the chance to build a bracket to even attempt this if it ever comes to pass ill post the results on this thread
__________________
A day spent with my jeep is better than my best day at work!
Biggun113 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.
Note: All free e-mails have been banned due to mis-use. (Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail, etc.)
Don't have a non-free e-mail address? Click here for a solution: Manual Account Creation
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Thread Tools






Jeep, Wrangler, Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, and other models are copyrighted and trademarked to Jeep/Chrysler Corporation. JeepForum.com is not in any way associated with Jeep or the Chrysler Corp.