Expedition essentials/ARB dual compressor bed mount kit

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Installed and wired my ARB dual





A little video I took of it operational on my instagram, feel free to take a look and let me know what you think.

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https://expeditionessentials.com/


Bed mount kit with extended wire harness.


Vixen air 3 gallon aluminum tank


ARB QD with dust cover mounted near my rear license plate.


All Stainless steel braided lines with JIC fittings.


ARB Wiring harness after removing all of the electrical tape

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Parts of the harness that were not useful (to me)
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Harness after it was cleaned up, prior to heat shrinking.
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Twin compressor mounted in the expedition essentials bed mount.
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QD mounted using a brass bulkhead fitting with ARB dust cover
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3 gallon air tank mounted and fully plumbed. I used a T on the exit so that I can run a hard line later up front for a QD under the front bumper in the future.
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(My old setup)
After a little trimming I got the ARB switch mounted and wired up. Had a CH4x4 switch but it’s a 3amp switch and I needed a min of a 15amp switch.
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And my new setup
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Some of the parts i used

Stainless line for connection of QD

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B000YC5IG0/?tag=tacoma3g-20

Bulkhead fitting for QD

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B000MTI1BE/?tag=tacoma3g-20

Tank

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B071PC5VKQ/?tag=tacoma3g-20

I got all of my JIC fittings and lines from

https://www.northridge4x4.com/scp/engine-underhood/on-board-air/compressor-mounts-accessories


Compressor, wire harness extension and mount I bought from

https://expeditionessentials.com
For the install of the compressor mount, make sure to check out ExpeditionEssentials

youtube video.

follow the instructions and feel free to ask me any questions if neeeded.


P.S. As Jeff says in the video, it is good to have an extra person to help. I did not have help, i did it myself with a bottle jack, a 1 gallon paint can and a 5 gallon paint can.....all stacked on each other, there was cussing and a few beers consumed after. All i am saying is you can do it by yourself but it will be less of a headache if you have a friend. (I did it at 2am after work lol)
 
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Is this on tw? Or did you just type it up that fast? Looks so killer I want to do an oba system.
 

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Is this on tw? Or did you just type it up that fast? Looks so killer I want to do an oba system.

LOL a little bit of both, I added some stuff.....lots of cutting and pasting from TW. This thread is better than my TW thread.
 

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LOL a little bit of both, I added some stuff.....lots of cutting and pasting from TW. This thread is better than my TW thread.
I appreciate it. You just busted it out. Lots of helpful info for us when we start the journey
 

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I appreciate it. You just busted it out. Lots of helpful info for us when we start the journey
No problem at all, I love being able to help out in any way I can. Sometimes it’s really tough to find good install stuff and also what people used to achieve what they did. I hope someone else finds this helpful as well.
 
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Very nice!! I have the same compressor but it's installed under the hood on the Slee mount and wired to my Switchpro. I really like what you did especially with the air chucks. And air tank! I need one of those too
 
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I read somewhere that I could mount a 1 gallon air tank under the slee mount so it's been on my mind just haven't had the time to really look into it. But the compressor being secondary and a backup to my Powertank, it's not a huge priority
 

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Very nice!! I have the same compressor but it's installed under the hood on the Slee mount and wired to my Switchpro. I really like what you did especially with the air chucks. And air tank! I need one of those too

how does your work the air tools without the tank?
 
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I read somewhere that I could mount a 1 gallon air tank under the slee mount so it's been on my mind just haven't had the time to really look into it. But the compressor being secondary and a backup to my Powertank, it's not a huge priority
You should do the tank and sell me your PowerTank :ROFLMAO:

I kid
 

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Very nice!! I have the same compressor but it's installed under the hood on the Slee mount and wired to my Switchpro. I really like what you did especially with the air chucks. And air tank! I need one of those too

Thank you, yeah I wanted to be able to access my air without opening anything up. I will add another one upfront later when I decided to upgrade to a full front bumper.
 
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