Originally Posted by Bud5342 View Post
nice write up. i did mine a little different. my comp does not have the bulkhead connector and i used braided hose on the out side of the comp. my tank is also smaller and mounted under the battery tray. here is my thread!
I have a Sanden R12 compressor built in, can anyone tell me if I can use it as an air compressor? The system has been empty for a long time, not sure if it's got a slow leak or someone drained it, but either way the compressor seems fine. I'd love to do an on-board air set up and using what I've got is sure better than trying to rig up an electric compressor. What kind of airflow (CFM) do these set-ups put out, generally?
If it still works then you can definately use it. Find a hydrolic hose fitter and keep him close. Dont forget that you will need an inline oiler since you will no longer have the freon to lube the compressor, and a filter after to collect the oil. Cfm is enough to run about any air tool. Ive heard stories of 9-10cfm and 300psi but never tested it. I have a 1 gal tank and a 120-160 pressure switch.
Sub'd for later research. I know its old but thank you for a great write up!
YJOTM January 2017
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