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    im thinking about getting a air compressor with air ratchet to do upper control arms

    would this spec of the compressor be ok

    Motor Power - 1.5 Horse Power (1.1KW)
    Air Displacement - 7.5 cfm (213 L/min)
    Free air delivery - 5.0 crfm (140 L/min)
    Phase - 1
    RPM - 2800
    No. of Cylinders - 1
    No. of Stages - 1
    Max Pressure psi - 118 (8 bar)

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    1.5 BHP? How much extra will it put out after a BSR remap?

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    280bhp VXR air compressor !!

    We have one with a very similar spec and its great. Saves lots of time and expecially good for extra accessories, such as an air gun for wheels, propper paint spraying fitments and air power chisels !!! From B&Q, was half price a few months back...

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    lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jezzy View Post
    1.5 BHP? How much extra will it put out after a BSR remap?
    lol

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    Vehicle : Vectra C Hatch

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    Engine : 1.9 CDTi Z19DTH

    Year : 57

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    Does it have a reservoir/tank? You will find that constant use of the air tool will use up the stored pressure in the reservoir and if you are really excessive you will have to wait for the pressure to build up again.

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