Harbor Freight 29 gallon cast iron air compressor (68127) - Break In - Part 2
Video of me breaking in my new Harbor Freight 29 gallon cast iron air
compressor (68127). I retorqued the head twice for the pre and post
break-in run. The min/max spec for the headbolts are 22/27 N-M. I torqued
the headbolts to 22NM for the pre-run and the headbolts to 26NM after the
break-in run. Head was cool to the touch. I then did a tank fill-up. It
took about 6:35 mins and stopped at 150psi (In the video, I said it stopped
at 145psi, but I watched it again today carefully and the compressor cuts
out exactly at 150psi, but minutes later, the needle settles right below
Air Compressor Noise Comparison (Harbor Freight vs Craftsman)
A short video comparing my 20 year old 4HP 25 gallon oil less air
compressor (model 919.152920) and the Harbor Freight 2 HP 29 gallon oiled
compressor (model 68127).
I bought the craftsman right around 1993 so it has served me well. The max
pressure on this unit is 125psi. It's an oil less unit and is LOUD! I try
not to run it after 9pm, else the neighbors will probably complain.
I picked up the HF unit less than 12 hours ago and am really impressed with
Note: I think the 4HP rating of the sears unit is misleading. There is no
way you can get 4HP out of a 110 v 15-20 amp circuit. At the time (90's),
the industry used surge HP since high HP sells compressors!
Harbor Freight 67697 145 PSI 3 Horsepower Twin Cylinder Air Compressor Pump as a replacement.
I bought an old Craftsman air compressor from Craigslist for $25 and
decided to replace instead of repair the compressor pump. For the money
($139 on sale), I'm hoping this Harbor Freight replacement compressor pump
Including the electrical wiring for 220VAC in my garage, the total cost was
$ 25 compressor
$ 12 motor pully
$ 18 check valve
$ 22 electrical wiring parts
$ 14 misc parts
$ 10 compressor oil (1 gallon - brand name)
I'm currently satisfied with my air compressor. It's much quieter than I
expected, and has a decent pleated air filter. I would like to figure out
a guard for the pulleys, and make a couple plumbing changes.
Nyce1s - Titan Motorsports World's Fastest IRS Toyota Supra Trailer
Titan Motorsports is back once again with their legendary Toyota Supra.
Checkout this trailer for the car as they recently went to Bradenton
Motorsports park looking to reset the world record. Full video will be
released Tuesday February 26th, 2013 at 12 noon eastern standard time.
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Replacing A Thousand Dollar Shock Absorber
Scotty Kilmer, mechanic for the last 46 years, shows there's actually a car
with shock absorbers that cost over a thousand dollars Apiece. He also
shows how to replace one in this video. And, If you like my car help, be
sure to watch my live car talk show every Saturday morning at 10 AM CST on
YouTube. I answer your car questions LIVE there. Just check it out at
eature=c4-overview . And remember, every TUESDAY I upload a new video, so
don't miss them.