Dont get me wrong a nice auto drain setup is tits. It will eject tank condensation each time air pressure is applied or removed from the auto drain valve.
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Sort of a pita to break into the compressors pressure unloader valve but every time the compressor starts or stops a little bit of air is bled out of the drain fitting.
Harbor freight automatic compressor drain kit. A database of the best coupons for harbor freight tools. The 9 dollar auto drain kit does not even work out of the box no big surprise there but here is how i re designed the junk so it works. Installed a harbor freight automatic compressor drain kit hf46960 on my compressor a couple days ago.
Check and close all valves on the compressor then connect and turn on the power. Just wanted to say that this thing really seems to work. Diy auto drain for your 220v air compressor.
A nice ir timer setup would be nice but. Read many others online same problems. Prev next this afternoon after a lot of research i stopped by harbor freight and bought the automatic compressor drain kit.
Harbor freight automatic compressor drain kitremove tirewheel separate the outer tie rod from lbj roll floor jack under the hub and apply lift with a wood block between the jack and the hub. Doing this fixes the unit. Will it work or just be another hf failure.
The auto compressor drainer kit is pressure actuated. 1 4 in male swivel plug air pressor tank harbor freight tanks and from pacific page 1 of 12 manual for the 69434 5 horsepower 58 psi air pressor automatic drain valveair pressor automatic drain valveautomatic airpressor drain the garage journal boardair pressor automatic drain valveair pressor automatic drain valveair pressor automatic drain valve21 gal. Check for leaks and tighten fittings as necessary.
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First take it apart pull the 1in flapper out and throw it away. I had come across this product on mike bullocks site and in particular on his useful docs page direct link to the pdf here the assembly on the left goes underneath the compressor the auto drain. But that he kit is garbage i tried it on my compressor when it was new and it leaked returned it got a new one it leaked 3 units in a row leaked at the actual valve.
From the auto drain valve assembly.
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