My Air Compressor Kit

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When I got my Smittybuilt air compressor I knew there was a few things that I needed to change right away. 1st thing was to get rid of the flimsy bag that it came with and decided to put it in a tool box. I spent few weeks looking around the web for a big enough tool box that was strong and not too expensive. The second thing I need to do was change the fittings from the Chinese fitting it came with and make them standard. Here is a list of things I used with links.


Smittybilt 2781 5.65 CFM Universal Air Compressor:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004K25GMG/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1


YOTOO Heavy Duty Air Compressor Accessories Kit 20 Pieces with 1/4 inch x 25 feet Polyurethane Air Compressor Hose, 100 PSI Tire Inflator Gauge, Air Blow Gun and Air Hose Fittings:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07GC4XBYS/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o05_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1


Air fitting 5/8 hose to ¼ standard fitting


DEWALT 24 in. 1-Touch Latch Tool Box:

https://www.homedepot.com/p/DEWALT-24-in-1-Touch-Latch-Tool-Box-DWST24082/202710560






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This is what comes with the SmittyBuilt air compressor.


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Air fitting Kit.

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The Air Compressor is bolted to the base plate with 4 M6 bolts, They take a 10mm wrench to remove.

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I reused the the metal and rubber spacer. There are three pieces to this.

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I used the bottom plate as a template to drill the holes using a 1/4 drill bit.

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In the original configuration the bolts were facing down. I did not want dirt messing up the threads so I put the bolt heads on the bottom. I used the 1 1/2 in washers to re-enforce the bottom. There is one on each side of the toolbox.

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I have that same compressor and used it last fall in the Rockies for my Jeep and a friend's Jeep. Worked like a charm. Watch that it has enough air and doesn't get too hot. It was snowing when we used it for ours going from 18 to 32 pounds on all tires and the compressor was quite warm.
 

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I have that same compressor and used it last fall in the Rockies for my Jeep and a friend's Jeep. Worked like a charm. Watch that it has enough air and doesn't get too hot. It was snowing when we used it for ours going from 18 to 32 pounds on all tires and the compressor was quite warm.
How long did it take you to air up from 18 to 32 psi? I'm debating a compressor or a 10LB Power Tank setup. Thanks!
 

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I have that same compressor and used it last fall in the Rockies for my Jeep and a friend's Jeep. Worked like a charm. Watch that it has enough air and doesn't get too hot. It was snowing when we used it for ours going from 18 to 32 pounds on all tires and the compressor was quite warm.
I was just thinking that putting it inside an enclosed case wasn't a good idea
 

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