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A parts list would be great if you don't mind! It would at least give a starting point if nothing else, I'm still debating on a few with how I plan to set mine up.
Give me about an hour, I’m still at work. As soon as I get home I’ll post a parts list. I’ll separate the pressure switch parts and the air down parts so you can make your own decisions there. I did splurge on a 3 way manifold with a digital gauge for 35 bucks, could have built it cheaper using an analog gauge. But it was already complete so I marked a few pieces off. I also bought 2-4 of certain pieces, I have a buddy looking to do the same thing I so figured I would just help him out. Can probably save a couple bucks by buying single parts instead of multiple like I did.
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Coupler
https://a.co/d/eQJmJVK
Pressure switch
https://a.co/d/9YGL9Sz
Tee fitting
https://a.co/d/ffwssmt
Adapter
https://a.co/d/8DivfaP

That should be all you need for the pressure switch

I will add that you will need 2 butt connectors and two female spade terminals along with about 12” of wiring so that you can splice the pressure switch in between the on/off switch and the motherboard. I didn’t include that originally because I feel like every Jeeper has done electrical at some point 😂
 
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Coming off the coupler from the air compressor you can add this manifold with multiple connectors to make a 4 tire air up system if need be. I’m only doing a 2 tire setup so as not to overload the single piston compressor. If it was a dual unit like my other, I would just double my air hose and double the air chucks.
Manifold with digital gauge and ball valve
https://a.co/d/cVHnRI0
Coming off the manifold you need one male coupler to female 1/4” npt fitting
https://a.co/d/bMqBdcD
This will screw right onto the 25’ air hose. I chose 3/8” over 1/4” to reduce some of the pressure which causes heat. After airing up 4 37s your hose can get pretty hot to the touch.
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Next is the air hose
https://a.co/d/3ct0rqi
The 3/8 hose is actually cheaper than the 1/4” hose anyways. You need a 3/8” 3 way barb and some hose clamps to tee in your line going to your first tire.
Hose barb
https://a.co/d/0PMpVFq
Here you will cut a 2’ section of hose out of the 25’ line, the location of your cut will be determined by where your compressor is located when using your system. If you’re airing up with the compressor sitting close to the battery give yourself a good 6 feet of line before making your cut. Next you’ll take that 2’ section of hose and tee it to the bottom of your tee fitting. At the end of that fitting you’ll need a 3/8 barb to 1/4 npt male adapter
https://a.co/d/35xrzJn
The air hose comes with a 1/4 npt adapter on the end of it already. Use two CLOSED air chucks with a female 1/4 npt fitting. You want closed so that they only release air when plugged up to your schrader valves.
https://a.co/d/d2jYfts
Screw those on to the end of both your hoses, make sure you use plenty of teflon tape and hose connectors. This should be everything you need to setup a two tire air system with good results. If you want a 4 tire setup, just double the parts used for the hose and you’re good to go. If this helps one person out I feel like I’ve done my job 👍🏻
 
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Coupler
https://a.co/d/eQJmJVK
Pressure switch
https://a.co/d/9YGL9Sz
Tee fitting
https://a.co/d/ffwssmt
Adapter
https://a.co/d/ehzrDxV

That should be all you need for the pressure switch

I will add that you will need 2 butt connectors and two female spade terminals along with about 12” of wiring so that you can splice the pressure switch in between the on/off switch and the motherboard. I didn’t include that originally because I feel like every Jeeper has done electrical at some point 😂
Coming off the coupler from the air compressor you can add this manifold with multiple connectors to make a 4 tire air up system if need be. I’m only doing a 2 tire setup so as not to overload the single piston compressor. If it was a dual unit like my other, I would just double my air hose and double the air chucks.
Manifold with digital gauge and ball valve
https://a.co/d/cVHnRI0
Coming off the manifold you need one male coupler to female 1/4” npt fitting
https://a.co/d/bMqBdcD
This will screw right onto the 25’ air hose. I chose 3/8” over 1/4” to reduce some of the pressure which causes heat. After airing up 4 37s your hose can get pretty hot to the touch.
coupler
Next is the air hose
https://a.co/d/3ct0rqi
The 3/8 hose is actually cheaper than the 1/4” hose anyways. You need a 3/8” 3 way barb and some hose clamps to tee in your line going to your first tire.
Hose barb
https://a.co/d/0PMpVFq
Here you will cut a 2’ section of hose out of the 25’ line, the location of your cut will be determined by where your compressor is located when using your system. If you’re airing up with the compressor sitting close to the battery give yourself a good 6 feet of line before making your cut. Next you’ll take that 2’ section of hose and tee it to the bottom of your tee fitting. At the end of that fitting you’ll need a 3/8 barb to 1/4 npt male adapter
https://a.co/d/35xrzJn
The air hose comes with a 1/4 npt adapter on the end of it already. Use two CLOSED air chucks with a female 1/4 npt fitting. You want closed so that they only release air when plugged up to your schrader valves.
https://a.co/d/d2jYfts
Screw those on to the end of both your hoses, make sure you use plenty of teflon tape and hose connectors. This should be everything you need to setup a two tire air system with good results. If you want a 4 tire setup, just double the parts used for the hose and you’re good to go. If this helps one person out I feel like I’ve done my job 👍🏻
Super handy. I already saved all those items to cart.

If it's not too much to ask, any chance you can post pictures of each step as you do it?

Im much more of a visual man myself. I could probably recreate your steps through your text alone, but pictures would help me a lot! 🙏
 

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Justin, wouldn't you need teflon tape or something else to ensure the threads are airtight?

Greg, if you look at pics of commercially available products, you should be able to figure out what goes where. You have confirmation that the parts from amazon are compatible, which was the big headache for me. Granted, I was looking at this a few months ago but ended up buying a used commercial kit locally instead, so I haven't actually assembled one. Although I can provide any pics of a thor's lightning kit if you'd like.
 

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If it's not too much to ask, any chance you can post pictures of each step as you do it?
I probably won’t be able to do it till Tuesday or Wednesday, those are my days off, but I’ll see what I can do for you 👍🏻
Also the air hose says it might not be here for a minute, but everything else comes tomorrow
 

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@Camaroboi13 thanks for the parts list! I was mostly just looking for the pressure switch stuff but hopefully the hose setup will help someone else as well. I tested my compressor today and it ran fine.

I found this video on modding a nearly identical compressor, this might help @Tredsdert . I can't say I liked how he aimed his pressure switch or ran the wire, and his overall quality of work is pretty sketchy, but it shows the general idea and the breakdown of the compressor.

I just ordered all of my supplies for the pressure switch and a 1/4" 4-way hose setup, total was ~$133 before tax. I had previously found this thread and used most of this setup for my hose kit. The hose isn't showing delivery until early June, but I'm not in a huge hurry and maybe it'll show up a little earlier. FYI, it appears that Lowe's sells at the same price but inventory in-store is limited, at least around me. Home Depot has it in stock but they're about $8 higher on the price.
 

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I just ordered all of my supplies for the pressure switch and a 1/4" 4-way hose setup, total was ~$133 before tax. I had previously found this thread and used most of this setup for my hose kit. The hose isn't showing delivery until early June, but I'm not in a huge hurry and maybe it'll show up a little earlier. FYI, it appears that Lowe's sells at the same price but inventory in-store is limited, at least around me. Home Depot has it in stock but they're about $8 higher on the price.
I’m running into the same thing with the hose. It says June 3-16, somewhere in that timeframe. It’ll get here when it gets here 🤷‍♂️
 

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Just a quick note for anyone building an inflator setup from the link I posted... I ordered the gauge (short nipple, 200psi version) and while the linked 4-way was no longer available, there was an identical item suggested as an alternative so I went with that (linked below). Both showed up today and I threw them together along with the shut-off valve, and I installed a closed I/M chuck on each of the sides to just test the pressure since I had them in my tool box already.

I had a bad feeling as I installed it all and I was correct, the short version of the gauge bottoms out before it gets tight enough to even need a wrench. Even with a significant amount of teflon tape there was a pretty decent leak from it at the 4-way. I'm guessing its just a tolerance stacking issue between them, but I've already ordered the long nipple version of the gauge and will update after it arrives (tomorrow?). The 2 items I'm (hopefully) using are linked below.

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Forgot to add, looking at the pictures in the thread I linked, he used the long nipple version of the gauge, but his Amazon link to it had the short version already selected and I didn't count the number of threads on his pic until just now as its not a huge difference between the two to notice unless you're really looking for it.
 

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Forgot to add, looking at the pictures in the thread I linked, he used the long nipple version of the gauge, but his Amazon link to it had the short version already selected and I didn't count the number of threads on his pic until just now as its not a huge difference between the two to notice unless you're really looking for it.
You can try using a hacksaw to cut a couple threads off 🤷‍♂️

I ended up canceling my order for the flexzilla hose and bought one for a few dollars more because it says Tuesday shipping. I’ll lose all the parts if I wait till June 😂
 
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I switched out the Interlock bolts of my icon beadlock wheels today, involved me taking out the short stubbies I had in there...

Jeep Wrangler JL $60 6.0 CFM air compressor 15 hrs ONLY IMG_20240519_073308375


And put in the long ones that actually lock the tire onto the rim...

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Point being, The tire was down to zero on the wheel. I aired up from 0 to 34 (35x12.5r17) in less than 3 minutes. I run these tires about 31 PSI, so I just kept it at 34 for now since it is my spare.

I think I'm going to keep my setup as it is for now. 3 minutes per tire, you figure 4 tires, maybe 20 minutes total with set up and switching tires, along with rebagging it.

I'll probably keep this setup for a while, though I might buy one of those 25 ft 3/8" hoses per @Camaroboi13 recommendation, and try and find a place to mount this compressor where it's out of the rain in my relatively topless Wrangler, and wire it directly to the battery.

I have to say though, I'm pretty impressed with this compressor!! ❤
 

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You can try using a hacksaw to cut a couple threads off 🤷‍♂️

I ended up canceling my order for the flexzilla hose and bought one for a few dollars more because it says Tuesday shipping. I’ll lose all the parts if I wait till June 😂
I think you misunderstood, when I said it bottomed out, I meant the gauge had been screwed all the way in and it bottomed out against the square portion at the bottom of the gauge, not that the nipple bottomed out into the 4-way. It needed a longer nipple so that it could screw further into the taper of the 4-way.
 

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Point being, The tire was down to zero on the wheel. I aired up from 0 to 34 (35x12.5r17) in less than 3 minutes. I run these tires about 31 PSI, so I just kept it at 34 for now since it is my spare.

I think I'm going to keep my setup as it is for now. 3 minutes per tire, you figure 4 tires, maybe 20 minutes total with set up and switching tires, along with rebagging it.

I'll probably keep this setup for a while, though I might buy one of those 25 ft 3/8" hoses per @Camaroboi13 recommendation, and try and find a place to mount this compressor where it's out of the rain in my relatively topless Wrangler, and wire it directly to the battery.

I have to say though, I'm pretty impressed with this compressor!! ❤
Glad to hear it worked well! I'm still on the fence about if I'm going to mount it and/or change up the wiring connection. I'm leaning towards trying to devise a semi-permanent mount with an Anderson connector on the cable, then keep an extra cable with a set of battery clamps and an Anderson connector that could be swapped on if I needed to use it elsewhere.
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