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For those of you wanting more/faster air for your EAS, here's a pic of the Thomas air compressor I bought from http://www.Rover-Renovations.com and installed in my Rangie today.


There is a write-up of how I installed it over at http://paulp38a.com/99p38a/eas-compressor-replacement/

Dennis/Shupack - I do credit you with the instructions I followed to do the install. If there are any pics in my write-up you find useful for updating your instructions, feel free to use them. Same goes to the moderators on this site... you are welcome to use the write-up or parts of for the benefit of other Rangie owners.

It is faster alright - four and a half minutes to inflate the tank from empty 8)

It is also bigger and noisier than the original unit. With a bit of persuasion, and using the old compressor as a donor it fits in the EAS box, but the lid won't close. Think I'll just cut a hole in the top of the lid so at least the sides are protected from water splashes.

The noise and vibration hasn't bothered me yet. For those who have seen/heard my car, you know it's not the quietest Rangie around thanks to the dual exhaust system

Cheers, Paul.
 

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you are the second person to say it's louder, but in my experience it has been much quieter.

PS...for my rear most mount, I used a doubled over piece of 12 ga. speaker wire looped around the mounting points, which allowed the compressor to sit low enough to close the lid. :) Maybe this is why it's quieter too.
 

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kmagnuss said:
you are the second person to say it's louder, but in my experience it has been much quieter.

PS...for my rear most mount, I used a doubled over piece of 12 ga. speaker wire looped around the mounting points, which allowed the compressor to sit low enough to close the lid. :) Maybe this is why it's quieter too.
Well, I haven't driven it any distance yet so I can't say for sure if it is noticably louder than the original unit. In the engine bay, I really can't notice it unless I put my hand on it... the compressor that is :) Will see how it goes while driving and from inside the cabin.

I like the speaker wire idea - I've already put some spacers in under the box to prevent rubbing on the body to reduce vibration..
Cheers, Paul.
 

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My Thomas still takes like 6 mins to fill from empty. Maybe being at 6000 ft altitude doesn't help.
 

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Thanks Paul,

I've still got to add your photos/write-up to my valve block oring instructions. maybe I'll just make a link....
 
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