Free 7 Day Trial RV GPS App RV Trip Planner Campground Reviews RV Maintenance Free 7 Day Trial ×
 



Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 05-09-2010, 03:00 PM   #1
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Orangevale, CA
Posts: 64
Default Tire pump - do you have one in your trailer?

I'm taking an informal survey of other trailer owners.

I would like to purchase a tire pump for our trailer that runs from the SUV cigarette lighter. In case the tires get low, so we don't have to tow the darned thing to the closest gas station.

My wife thinks it's unnecessary, that no one else does that, and that it will just take up storage room.

What are your thoughts? Do you have an electric tire pump in your trailer in case the tires get low?

Thanks!
__________________

paulitzlee2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-10-2010, 08:07 AM   #2
Senior Member
 
fourfourto's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: fort salonga NY
Posts: 191
Default

I have a heavy duty compressor I mounted in my H3 under the hood.I would defenatly buy one , A inexpensive one thet uses the cig plug is fine.
Most flats have slow leaks and it can then be driven to a repair shop.
I carry a tire plug kit ,the tire can be repaired on the camper ot truck and then inflated.
Also most fun finders have radial tires the spare is a cheep poly tire.
Dont leave home without one,$20 to 30 bucks check pep boys.
__________________

__________________
2007 Fun Finder 189fbs Scrapped 4/16
2006 Hummer H3 1983 Honda CX650C
1968 Oldsmobile 442
2017 Keystone Summerland 1750RD
fourfourto is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-10-2010, 08:49 AM   #3
Site Team
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Arizona
Posts: 1,242
Default

I keep one in my tow vehicle rather than in the trailer. I got it at Costco for around $25. It doesn't take up much space and it's cheap insurance whether I'm towing or not.
__________________
2011 Chevy Silverado Crew Cab 4X4
2009 210 WBS
Prodigy P3
LJAZ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-12-2010, 04:36 AM   #4
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: CT
Posts: 165
Default

I have one and it's priceless. I got a heavier duty one (around $40) and keep it in my tow vehicle. I also used it constantly on a slow leak in my car. You never have to worry again about where to find air!
__________________
2007 X160; Nissan Frontier 2016 6cyl
FFX160_CT is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-12-2010, 07:59 AM   #5
Senior Member
 
fourfourto's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: fort salonga NY
Posts: 191
Default

I got mine at pep boys,its a masterflow.
About $70.00 but high output and has clamps to mount to battery(I hooked it up directly to battery and ran a airline under drivers door and have a connection there to hook up the ar hose.)
The ones with a cig plug are light duty but work well on the road.
I airdown for offroading so the more powerfull one does 4 tires quickly.
__________________
2007 Fun Finder 189fbs Scrapped 4/16
2006 Hummer H3 1983 Honda CX650C
1968 Oldsmobile 442
2017 Keystone Summerland 1750RD
fourfourto is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-14-2010, 10:03 AM   #6
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: MUKWONAGO WISCONSIN
Posts: 18
Default

Same result diferent method
I bought a small CO2 tank system for my UTV for out in the boonies, and it will go along in the trailer.
For me it's more multi use,for air or run an impact or at home to run a nail gun, ect

Linerguy
LINERGUY is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-17-2010, 04:30 PM   #7
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Posts: 173
Default

I have a portable unit in the tow vehicle at all times, and I've used countless times. Get one TODAY!!!!
__________________
Alan
2006 Nissan Xterra
B&M Trans Cooler
Equalizer Hitch
2011 Nomad 206
Panasonic/Pioneer/Kicker ~ Audio/Video System
Days Camped /2009 / 33
keyser soze is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-17-2010, 11:56 PM   #8
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 72
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by keyser soze
I have a portable unit in the tow vehicle at all times, and I've used countless times. Get one TODAY!!!!

Me too I bought a protable pump from walmart and it came with some of that green slim tire selant too.. but honestly i use the pump most of the time to blow up all the kids pool toys exspecialy the huge lobster lounge chair my nephew has i blew that up by mouth once it took me 20 minutes and being a smoker it sure didnt help lol
queball110 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-31-2010, 09:20 PM   #9
Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Oakland, Maryland
Posts: 34
Default Absolutely a Necessity!

I, too, carry one with me for all travels, with or without the trailer. One can never quite guarantee that the tire pressure in the spare will be right when you need it! I purchased on at Wal-Mart for about $50 which can fill a tire in between 3-5 minutes. It's a sound investment. Also make certain to have a high quality pressure gauge as well.
__________________

__________________
Created and defined by God, enjoying hiking through and camping in His gloriously designed earth and remembering that life is filled with opportunities for spiritual growth.
2006 T-139
2004 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
kegbender is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3
Disclaimer:

This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by Fun Finder RV, Cruiser RV, or any of its affiliates. This is an independent, unofficial site.


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 10:39 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
×