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Unread 11-25-2014, 11:05 PM   #1
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ARB Twin Rear Cubby

Is there a reason I've only seen one or two people try putting a compressor in the rear cubby? My only concern is thermal due to the relatively poor air circulation even with a fan. I can't imagine it'd be worse than a hot engine compartment, but who knows. Anyone have experience with this? Does it overheat real quick?

The spot will be under my toolbox so would otherwise be useless anyways, seems like a perfect place to put the compressor.



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Unread 11-25-2014, 11:11 PM   #2
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Use the lid as a pattern....cut a new cover out of expanded mesh (steel or alloy). It'll support your toolbox, but also vent the compressor.
Just a thought.
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Unread 11-26-2014, 08:41 AM   #3
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You do need some vent for the heat to escape but I also think without venting it you might have trouble with the pumps getting enough air to pump, you could relocate the inlet filters to outside the cubby though.

If you have stuff pilled in the back you could block all the air in and out of the cubby and that may not make for a good pump location.

I have mine in the engine compartment and it does get pretty hot in there but 90% of my use is for the lockers and so it runs very little for that reason. When I am inflating tires and such I have to open the hood to connect the hose anyway. So, it seems to work out just fine.
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Unread 11-26-2014, 10:44 AM   #4
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I mounted mine under the hood and it works fine. I believe that in the back compartment it would get hot due to air restriction.
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Unread 11-26-2014, 11:55 AM   #5
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D700

Is that twin mounted to a special bracket?
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Unread 11-26-2014, 01:39 PM   #6
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Is that twin mounted to a special bracket?
Yes it is.

http://www.mountainoffroad.com/_e/Ai...o_Current_.htm
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Unread 11-26-2014, 01:51 PM   #7
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Mine is also in the engine compt.,but

I only useit with the hood--OPEN !

The compressor gets "HOT", I can't imagine how hot the "Dual" comp. gets--needs free airflow !

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Unread 11-26-2014, 01:55 PM   #8
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Never had an issue with it. It gets plenty of air flow.

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Unread 11-26-2014, 04:24 PM   #9
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Thanks for the link.

That's a nice setup. I didn't think you could get one in there and still be able to close the hood.
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