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Does Anyone Have Any Recommendations For Tyre Inflators?

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Sun Nov 09, 2014 8:42 pm

Hi,

Does anyone have any recommendations for tyre inflators?
I was thinking maybe the Ring RAC640 might be a decent one to buy.
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/251629252179? ... EBIDX%3AIT

At the moment I use my trusty single cylinder footpump, but I thought it was about time I got something a bit less hard work!

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Re: Does Anyone Have Any Recommendations For Tyre Inflators?

Postby Tamworthbay » Sun Nov 09, 2014 9:50 pm

I have an halfords digital one. It works well, will take a tyre from flat to full in a couple of minutes. Small enough as well.

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Re: Does Anyone Have Any Recommendations For Tyre Inflators?

Postby Terra-Kotta » Sun Nov 09, 2014 10:14 pm

Yeah. A draper 50ltr compressor. Takes 12 seconds to fill a tyre.

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Re: Does Anyone Have Any Recommendations For Tyre Inflators?

Postby Fordoholic Nick » Sun Nov 09, 2014 10:50 pm

Terra-Kotta wrote:Yeah. A draper 50ltr compressor. Takes 12 seconds to fill a tyre.


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Re: Does Anyone Have Any Recommendations For Tyre Inflators?

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Mon Nov 10, 2014 3:19 am

Terra-Kotta wrote:Yeah. A draper 50ltr compressor. Takes 12 seconds to fill a tyre.

Hi,
That is useful, but I was thinking of something slightly more portable.

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Re: Does Anyone Have Any Recommendations For Tyre Inflators?

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Mon Nov 10, 2014 3:22 am

Tamworthbay wrote:I have an halfords digital one. It works well, will take a tyre from flat to full in a couple of minutes. Small enough as well.

That's more like I had in mind! Halfords have got quite a range. Which model have you got?

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Re: Does Anyone Have Any Recommendations For Tyre Inflators?

Postby SmokeEm » Mon Nov 10, 2014 11:38 am

I am also looking to buy one of these but I am hoping to get one that doubles as a jump pack. That is if they exist :lol:
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Re: Does Anyone Have Any Recommendations For Tyre Inflators?

Postby pbar » Mon Nov 10, 2014 12:26 pm

Double cylinder foot pump all the way!

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Re: Does Anyone Have Any Recommendations For Tyre Inflators?

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Mon Nov 10, 2014 6:16 pm

pbar wrote:Double cylinder foot pump all the way!


A bit old-school for me, pbar. I've decided to join the modern world!

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Re: Does Anyone Have Any Recommendations For Tyre Inflators?

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Mon Nov 10, 2014 6:19 pm

SmokeEm wrote:I am also looking to buy one of these but I am hoping to get one that doubles as a jump pack. That is if they exist :lol:


There you go:

http://www.solware.co.uk/automotive/eme ... tart.shtml

I had one of those years ago, and it worked OK. I can't remember what happened to it. I think I must have lent it to somebody and never got it back!

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Re: Does Anyone Have Any Recommendations For Tyre Inflators?

Postby Tamworthbay » Mon Nov 10, 2014 6:20 pm

peers.dupp wrote:
Tamworthbay wrote:I have an halfords digital one. It works well, will take a tyre from flat to full in a couple of minutes. Small enough as well.

That's more like I had in mind! Halfords have got quite a range. Which model have you got?

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This one:

http://www.halfords.com/motoring/garage ... e-inflator

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Re: Does Anyone Have Any Recommendations For Tyre Inflators?

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Mon Nov 10, 2014 7:19 pm

Thanks for the recommendation.

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Postby pbar » Tue Nov 11, 2014 8:11 am

peers.dupp wrote:
pbar wrote:Double cylinder foot pump all the way!


A bit old-school for me, pbar. I've decided to join the modern world!


Nah, you have a Capri!

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Re: Does Anyone Have Any Recommendations For Tyre Inflators?

Postby Matty2148 » Tue Nov 11, 2014 11:34 am

Terra-Kotta wrote:Yeah. A draper 50ltr compressor. Takes 12 seconds to fill a tyre.


Mine takes about 20 secs!

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Re: Does Anyone Have Any Recommendations For Tyre Inflators?

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Thu Nov 13, 2014 7:47 pm

Hi,

Thank you to everyone who has offered advice.
I've decided to buy the Ring RAC640.

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Re: Does Anyone Have Any Recommendations For Tyre Inflators?

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Fri Nov 21, 2014 11:18 am

peers.dupp wrote:I've decided to buy the Ring RAC640.


It's highly recommended if anyone was thinking of buying one.
I can't comment on longevity or reliability yet, but for a portable machine, it inflates the tyres very quickly. Much faster than the one I had previously.

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