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Old 02-11-2013, 01:44 PM   #1
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CO2 Tank Locations

I plan on getting a CO2 10# Tank and I know we have limited room in our TJs. So if you have them will you post pics on here of your setups with CO2 tanks. Also I have a soft-top so I need to consider this so I can still remove the top without the bars hitting the tank.

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Easy access, just pull the air hose out, connect, and fill.

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Easy access, just pull the air hose out, connect, and fill.
What did you use to mount it there?
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Wat is the purpose of a co2 tank, why not on board air ?
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Wat is the purpose of a co2 tank, why not on board air ?
Much faster refill times, plus I can use power-tools!
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Wat is the purpose of a co2 tank, why not on board air ?
Crazy fast fill speed, portability, simplistic system.
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Old 02-11-2013, 03:41 PM   #7
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Anyone else have pictures of their CO2 setups?
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Anyone else have pictures of their CO2 setups?
I don't think many people leave them "mounted" in the jeep. Typically, they put them in the jeep when they head out on the trail with intentions of airing down.
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What did you use to mount it there?
It's just some u-bolts and cam straps from Home Depot.

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Wat is the purpose of a co2 tank, why not on board air ?
co2 is a form of OBA. For simply airing up tires it's hard to beat. It's not for everyone and in some places co2 can be hard to find or be expensive.

Benefits are it is FAST. Just as fast as a York. It's simple and it's inexpensive for the performance. I have a grand total of $150 into my set up and it only costs 12$ to fill. I can usually go a wheeling season on 1 or 2 fills.

For me when I compared it to the price of a York, I was looking at a minimum of ~$300. For $12 dollars a fill it will probably take about 10 years before my costs are equal to a York, and that's assuming nothing on the York ever breaks and needs replacing.
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I don't think many people leave them "mounted" in the jeep. Typically, they put them in the jeep when they head out on the trail with intentions of airing down.
Yes as would I, but are you saying they remove the whole bracket and mounts that the tank would sit on/in every time? I would think most would just remove their tank, at least that's what I'm going to do.
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I don't think many people leave them "mounted" in the jeep. Typically, they put them in the jeep when they head out on the trail with intentions of airing down.
Yep, to easy to steal. That happened to be a pic I snapped before leaving for a wheeling trip.
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Yes as would I, but are you saying they remove the whole bracket and mounts that the tank would sit on/in every time? I would think most would just remove their tank, at least that's what I'm going to do.
Most of the guys I have seen on the trail will just bungee it in or ratchet strap it...so not much for bracketry/mounts. Although there are few people that spring for the more expensive powertank mounts....which I think have a way to lock the tank in.

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Summer time, I have mine mounted where it's easier to get to.



Winter time and with a full soft top I run it in this position.



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