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  1. John~SWNM

    New Mexico Overlanders

    We're just up the road in Las Cruces, welcome.
  2. John~SWNM

    ViAir Constant Duty system installed

    Yeah, this is my first experience with OBA, I ran a homemade "powertank" Co2 system in my CJ-5 for decades. This compressor puts out some power and witht he tank air-up's go pretty fast.
  3. John~SWNM

    ViAir Constant Duty system installed

    I considered under the hood but there really wasn't a space available that I liked so Iwent witht he rear cubbyhole, which Idont use anyway except to stash a handful of bungee cords. As noisy as the compressor is I don't see how people mount them in the cab behind the back seat......
  4. John~SWNM

    ViAir Constant Duty system installed

    Yet another of my lockdown projects is complete. Between coats of paint on my new rear bumper Iwas working off & on on installing the onboard air system. The components were installed here & there and Ifinally got it all hooked up & working yesterday. The 450C compressor (150psi & 100% duty...
  5. John~SWNM

    Biohazard Bumper build project

    Oh, and does anyone know where I can get a dust cover for the air chuck? Ican't seem to find one anywhere.
  6. John~SWNM

    Biohazard Bumper build project

    Finally got it all completed. The tray will carry 2-5 gallon fuel cans. While I was in the process of the build and since the onboard air system in going in as well I told the opportunity to install the air hose quick-disconnect and tank pressure gauge in the bumper. Overall this project cost...
  7. John~SWNM

    Biohazard Bumper build project

    "Not service connected"......... heard that before
  8. John~SWNM

    Biohazard Bumper build project

    Thanks ! And yeah, I have nothing but continual problems from the VA ;)
  9. John~SWNM

    Biohazard Bumper build project

    Made a lot of progress the last week or so. A couple days ago I got the bumper & tire carrier painted and got them on the truck today. All I have left to do is finish up & paint the fuel can carrier on the driver's side swing arm and get that installed. As My next project is an onboard air...
  10. John~SWNM

    Biohazard Bumper build project

    Since Im on a budget Im using about 90% of material I already had on-hand left over from other projects.. Overkill, probably. The core is 2x4x1/4 in wall tubing stacked on top of 2x2x1/4 wall tubing with 3/8 plate for the mounting plate that bolts to the factory ( and modified) trailer hitch...
  11. John~SWNM

    Biohazard Bumper build project

    I have been trying to stay busy during the lockdown by finally getting around to building the rear bumper for my Tacoma that Ihave been acquiring parts & materials for for a while now. It's 4 weeks or so in (I have had to take a day or so off now and then for arthritis elevations) but it's...
  12. John~SWNM

    Overlanding with a CPAP; Power options?

    Nice option, similar to the goal zero yeti but without the wasted proprietary ports.
  13. John~SWNM

    Overlanding with a CPAP; Power options?

    Yeah, I'm well within my height/weight boundaries, no other health issues that aren't orthopedic, just the apnea. Right now I'm favoring a small 12v battery pack that has multiple charging options from the vehicle.
  14. John~SWNM

    Overlanding with a CPAP; Power options?

    Thanks everyone for all the advice & options. Im narrowing down a solution fr myself & my rig.
  15. John~SWNM

    Overlanding with a CPAP; Power options?

    Good deal. I'm checking all options.
  16. John~SWNM

    What Did You Do With Your Rig Today?

    Ammo boxes are like Tupperware for a lot of us, lol.
  17. John~SWNM

    Overlanding with a CPAP; Power options?

    Good to know. I need to see if I can get a DC adapter for it.
  18. John~SWNM

    Overlanding with a CPAP; Power options?

    Don't really know right now, something I need to research tthough.
  19. John~SWNM

    Overlanding with a CPAP; Power options?

    Seems the photo's didn't attach.