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    1. Member Chaoz's Avatar
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      02-09-2012 04:34 PM #51
      Quote Originally Posted by Twilliams83 View Post
      You will be fine. You will get used to the noise. If you can afford it though it will be better. My dual 380's take about 2 and a half minutes to fill up from when they kick on.
      Hmm yea I think I may upgrade in a few months
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      02-09-2012 04:54 PM #52
      Quote Originally Posted by MechEngg View Post
      Personally I would go for the 3/8" SMC one. Just get the 3/8" and use a reducer coupling to mount it directly off the side of the tank.
      X2

      Exactly what I did without having mounted on the tank

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      02-09-2012 05:11 PM #53
      5:11 compressor turned on from 0. One 400c filling a 5gallon tank to 175psi

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      02-09-2012 05:19 PM #54
      Hit 100 psi at 5:14. Filled by 5:18

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      02-09-2012 05:45 PM #55
      Sorry I don't know why you just didn't grab a stopwatch and time it. Timing it the way you did gives a super high variance of up to almost 2 minutes so its not that accurate.

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      02-09-2012 05:50 PM #56
      Oh I know. Just giving a general idea of how long it takes. Rather listen to music than fiddle with a stop watch on my phone.

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      02-09-2012 11:06 PM #57
      this also seems to be fairly accurate...

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      02-09-2012 11:13 PM #58
      Quote Originally Posted by Shoopz View Post
      5:11 compressor turned on from 0. One 400c filling a 5gallon tank to 175psi
      400c's are only rated for a max pressure of 150 psi. You might want to get a different pressure switch as it'll be putting excess wear on the compressor.

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      02-10-2012 02:05 AM #59
      Quote Originally Posted by Shoopz View Post
      Oh I know. Just giving a general idea of how long it takes. Rather listen to music than fiddle with a stop watch on my phone.
      If you are going to do something at all do it the right way, don't half a$$ it........


      Btw 3 Calgary posts in a row!

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      02-10-2012 03:43 AM #60
      Quote Originally Posted by dubbin18 View Post
      400c's are only rated for a max pressure of 150 psi. You might want to get a different pressure switch as it'll be putting excess wear on the compressor.
      i ran my 400c no problems to 175 psi all last year

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      02-10-2012 09:09 AM #61
      Quote Originally Posted by MechEngg View Post
      If you are going to do something at all do it the right way, don't half a$$ it........


      Btw 3 Calgary posts in a row!
      Yeah next time I'm in the lab I'll do that.



      And as for running a 400c to 175. Almost everyone I know with air ride does this with no problems

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      02-10-2012 12:22 PM #62
      my tank should be here today, and then once my check goes through, i ordering the rest!!

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      02-10-2012 01:06 PM #63
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      pretty much the moment i typed that the ups guy showed up! what luck. got some pics, im officially pumped. The rest should be ordered on monday like i said above.
      pics.



      dont mind the dirty trunk, before now it didnt matter



      and im going to wait to build the frame and setup until my compressors and WTs come in, now that i decided to do dual compressors, the fitment is going to be real tight it looks like. Might have to bring it forward some, or possibly have it going vertical.

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      02-10-2012 07:58 PM #64
      are you keeping the spare? i kept my spare with dual compas and that was a challenge haha it should get interesting when i switch to v2 and have to put a manifold somewhere in there.
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      02-10-2012 08:34 PM #65
      Quote Originally Posted by Twilliams83 View Post
      are you keeping the spare? i kept my spare with dual compas and that was a challenge haha it should get interesting when i switch to v2 and have to put a manifold somewhere in there.
      idk, probably not. but we will see what room i have when done!

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      02-10-2012 09:54 PM #66
      Yeah jettas have big spare well's so you chould be able to keep it pretty easy. **steve** has his manifolds and ecu in the spare well behind the spare, but im not sure if the wagons have a bigger spare well.
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      02-11-2012 08:34 PM #67
      whoa whoa whoa dean i didn't know you were bagging the jetta!! good luck man, ill be watching

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      02-12-2012 12:30 PM #68
      Quote Originally Posted by ericshell View Post
      whoa whoa whoa dean i didn't know you were bagging the jetta!! good luck man, ill be watching
      eric. i have to, rs' and bags go together like pb and jelly

      and am ordering everything else tomorrow, pretty much.
      -bags
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      -other fittings and drains

      and then ill order the comps. next week, sense i decided to go duals

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      02-12-2012 01:23 PM #69
      Nice! what management are you planning on going with? (sorry im too lazy to look up and read haha) Definitely 2 compressors are the way to go. It's so much more convenient and so much less of a hassle. Definitely worth the extra few bucks.

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      02-12-2012 01:34 PM #70
      Quote Originally Posted by Chaoz View Post
      Yea but do you usually go from 0? I'll be running a 444
      id still definitely add another down the road. i hated the sound of my compressor
      the 444 is 100% duty cycle tho, so it doesnt really need time to cool down between use. if you got a compressor with a 33% duty cycle or something like that id be worried about only having 1
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      02-12-2012 01:46 PM #71
      Quote Originally Posted by Kiddie Rose View Post
      id still definitely add another down the road. i hated the sound of my compressor
      the 444 is 100% duty cycle tho, so it doesnt really need time to cool down between use. if you got a compressor with a 33% duty cycle or something like that id be worried about only having 1
      yea im still learning about all this lol but, yea i think ill start with just the one to see how it goes thanks sir.
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      02-12-2012 02:14 PM #72
      Quote Originally Posted by ericshell View Post
      Nice! what management are you planning on going with? (sorry im too lazy to look up and read haha) Definitely 2 compressors are the way to go. It's so much more convenient and so much less of a hassle. Definitely worth the extra few bucks.
      just good ol' basic manual management with paddle valaves. nothin to fancy
      Quote Originally Posted by Kiddie Rose View Post
      id still definitely add another down the road. i hated the sound of my compressor
      the 444 is 100% duty cycle tho, so it doesnt really need time to cool down between use. if you got a compressor with a 33% duty cycle or something like that id be worried about only having 1
      yea, im probably going to go with either 2 400c's or 2 380c's. the price for them are practically the same.

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      02-12-2012 06:55 PM #74
      Quote Originally Posted by jettaaddictionII View Post
      yea, im probably going to go with either 2 400c's or 2 380c's. the price for them are practically the same.
      May i suggest 1 ob2 instead of a dual 400 or dual 380 setup?

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      02-12-2012 09:13 PM #75
      Quote Originally Posted by jettaaddictionII View Post
      just good ol' basic manual management with paddle valaves. nothin to fancy


      yea, im probably going to go with either 2 400c's or 2 380c's. the price for them are practically the same.
      between 380's or 400's i would go with the 380's because of the duty cycle, 380's dont need cool down time. But like MechEng said about the ob2, i kinda wish i would have know better and got one.
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