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Old 06-28-2011, 09:08 PM
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so i ordered my air bags and on board air system today and am trying to figure out where i should mount my compressor under my truck. anybody have any good ideas?

this is the air system:http://www.truckspring.com/products/..._AIL25850.aspx
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Old 06-29-2011, 04:36 PM
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i would mount it in your bed. i have a 2 gallon compressor in my toolbox.
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Old 06-29-2011, 04:36 PM
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I agree, bed for sure!
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Old 06-30-2011, 06:22 PM
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i cant have it in my bed cus ive got a camper which is why i bought the airbags and compressor
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Old 06-30-2011, 07:28 PM
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like a camper for the bed? like a bed tent kinda thing?
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Old 06-30-2011, 07:31 PM
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I vote hood
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Old 06-30-2011, 07:53 PM
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left m1rr0r
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Old 06-30-2011, 08:16 PM
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on the frame passanger side rear its open back there
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Old 07-01-2011, 10:06 PM
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I vote hood
there isn't room under the hood for anything. trust me. i just tried to find a spot for my air horns. i couldn't figure anything out.

maybe you could put it behind a jump seat in the back?
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Old 07-02-2011, 01:09 PM
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Default Re: compressor placement

here's the camper
and i have subs in the back of my cab.
i like the frame mount idea but am worried about messing it up down there mudding or off roading
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Old 07-10-2011, 09:20 PM
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Default Re: compressor placement

just finished installing my air bags and onboard air system. i ended up mounting the compressor in the storage compartment where there's usually the jump seat on the drivers side
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