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ARB 12V Twin On Board Air Compressor

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    Features, Video & Details

    • 12V High Performance Twin Compressor
    • Compact Design
    • Provides Supply for ARB Air Lockers
    • Rapidly Inflates Tires
    • Continuous Supply for Air Tools Up to 85LPM (3CFM) @ 6Bar (90PSI)
    • Complete Wiring Loom with Air Locker Solenoid Plug Ins
    • OEM Quality Compressor Isolating Switch
    • Includes 2 Relocatable Splash Resistant Air Filters
    • Washable Sintered Bronze Filter Cartridges Included
    • Mounting Hardware Included
    • Designed for Use in 1987-2018 Jeep Wrangler Models

    Review & Installation Video

    Review & Install Video

    Compact Power. ARB's 12V Twin On Board Air Compressor caters to the needs of today's off road enthusiast by providing a system to actuate Air Lockers white also accommodating the use of most air powered tools. Whether you're on the trail or in the garage this compact compressor will provide rapid inflation of any size tire and supply continuous air for use of air tools rated up to 85LPM (3CFM) @ 6Bar (90PSI). This kit also includes an OEM quality compressor isolating switch to provide a seamless integration with your Wrangler's system.

    Durable Construction. ARB has constructed this compressor to meet the demands of the extreme conditions Wranglers are often found in, using both military and aerospace grade materials for superior strength. The motors are water sealed, equipped with ball bearings and thermally protected to provide low heat out put and quiet operation. This compressor is fitted with an over-pressure safety valve to prevent damages and the whole unit is fully serviceable with replacement parts available through ARB. 

    Perfected Performance. This compressor features a completely sealed housing and is equipped with two relocatable, splash resistant, washable sintered bronze air filters to provide constant clean air, no matter the conditions. At maximum air flow you'll see consumption of only 56 Amps due to superior engineering. This kit comes equipped with an anti-vibration, sound deadening mount and includes all the hardware required for installation.

    Application. The ARB On-Board High Performance 12 Volt Twin Air Compressor is designed for use in 1987-2018 Jeep Wrangler YJ, TJ, JK and JL models. Air Locker Manifold Kit #171503 required to accommodate attachment of Air Locker Solenoids. 
    What's in the Box
    • (1) Dual Compressor
    • (1) Switch
    • (1) Mount
    • Hardware
    Installation Info
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    Questions & Answers (2)

    2 Top Rated Questions

    Hi: I'm really interested in this product but have the following questions: 1. In the space under the hood of my 2016 Rubicon, I see a number of brake lines and a distribution block---does this product sit on top of these lines or is there clearance? 2. Exactly what else do I need beside this product? 3. May I have the dimensions please? 4. Are there any other photos that might be helpful? I ask only because I noticed that a employee actually installed this product? Any help and additional data would be appreciated Dale

    • The ARB 12V Twin On Board Air Compressor is designed as a universal install product, meaning this can be installed on any vehicle, and it is up to the end user to determine a final mounting position. in the customer images, the picture shows this compressor is installed using a bracket from M.O.R.E. off road, however numerous mounting options are available. The M.O.R.E. bracket is linked below: https://www.extremeterrain.com/more-arb-dual-mount-arb07.html This will include the compressor and mounting hardware, as well as the required wiring. You will need any components required for your use of the compressor, such as a tire inflation kit or fittings to adapt a hose for tire inflation, or the correct components required to trigger air lockers. We do not have any additional photos of this compressor installed as we do not have any current employees with this compressor on their Jeep. The compressor would be 4"H x 7.5"L x 10.8"W

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    could you hook up an air horn to this

    • The ARB 12V Twin On Board Air Compressor could be hooked to a tank to use for air horns, however the compressor does not supply enough raw CFM to use an air horn directly.

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    Overall Rating 4.4

    out of 5 stars

    • Fit 4.571429 4.6
    • Bang For Your Buck 4.5 4.5



    • 5/5

      August 13, 2018

      Works great!

      The compressor works as advertised. If you mount it under the hood just know that the heat from the engine will keep the compressor from working until the engine cools down. Under passenger seat is probably best.

      BrentH

      Year: 2014Submodel: Wrangler

      Helpful (0)

    • 5/5

      June 28, 2018

      works awsome

      works great only thing was the harness was not long enough for the four door

      MelA

      Year: 2018Submodel: Rubicon

      Helpful (1)

    • 5/5

      June 20, 2018

      good product

      works good for all off road activities, need to add a volume tank if you are in a hurry.

      BryanB

      Year: 2017Submodel: Wrangler

      Helpful (1)

    • 5/5

      June 14, 2018

      Airing up

      Nice fit and perfectly tucked away under the Seat...

      RickP

      Year: 2018Submodel: Wrangler

      Helpful (1)

    • 5/5

      June 12, 2018

      Plenty of inflation power. ARB quality

      Reliable ARB product that will ensure that you have the power to inflate any large tire quickly. I had a smaller one in my old vehicle that never let me down in 13 years of use.

      StephenF

      Year: 2018Submodel: Rubicon

      Helpful (1)

    • 4/5

      February 25, 2018

      Great product

      It's kind of a pain to get wired in if you mount it under the seat but other then that it works great!

      LoganO

      Year: 2011Submodel: Wrangler

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    • 5/5

      August 14, 2017

      Powerful

      This thing is powerful. Will air my 35x12.5x16 tire from 10 to 31 lbs in under 90 seconds. I mounted it under the passenger seat of my JK wrangler with custom brackets. It had just enough wire leading to the battery, and more than enough for the switch line to get over to my A-pillar switch pod. The wiring from the factory couldn't be better/easier to use. Only downside is the heat generated; you need to really think through your location to make sure it's safe.

      Todd

      Year: 2015Submodel: Rubicon

      Helpful (5)

    • 3/5

      April 06, 2017

      Not well written

      Great compressor but has no instructions for using as on board for anything other than lockers. I have electric lockers and just wanted it for air (tools, tires and such) the wiring is not designed for it, the instructions are not, and nothing in the kit or the hose kit worked. Had to go to a hardware store to find and make fittings

      TimK

      Year: 2012Submodel: Wrangler

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    • 1/5

      April 06, 2017

      A LOT OF WORK

      THE MOUNTING BRACKET DIDN'T FIT MY 16 JK. THE COMPRESSOR HIT THE FLOOR SO THE SEAT WOULDN'T MOVE. HAD TO MODIFY THE BRACKET AND USE SPACERS TO GET THE COMPRESSOR OFF THE FLOOR. IT DOES WORK GREAT HOWEVER.

      TOM

      Year: 2017Submodel: Rubicon

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    • 3/5

      August 30, 2016

      not working

      it arrived and spent the day installing and come to find out it has a bad pressure switch. waiting on new one from ARB

      mb

      Year: 2012Submodel: Rubicon Unlimited

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    • 5/5

      July 27, 2016

      Built ARB tough

      Wow I was surprised how heavy the compressor is. It must be built to take it ! I am going to mount it under the passenger seat. The directions are very good, this is a extremely well designed and built product. Well worth the money

      Scrambo

      Year: 2016Submodel: Wrangler Unlimited

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    • 5/5

      July 15, 2016

      Amazing little compressor

      If you’re looking for a fast, heavy-duty, high-quality on-board air compressor than this ARB Twin compressor should be on the top of your list. Right out of the box you can tell that it’s a high quality piece that’s going to live up to the demands. The kit comes with everything to power and control the compressor but if you’re looking to install it under the hood, you’re going to need an aftermarket bracket. I used the one made by M.O.R.E, but if you have a 4-door you can install the compressor under the passenger seat with the Teraflex bracket. If you do plan on installing it under the hood and have a 2012 Jeep, then the space is really tight and you have to be careful of the A/C lines. The M.O.R.E kit comes with a split tube to help protect the lines but they still rest on the heating fins, so you need to keep an eye on it. Also, the height for the valve is tight, the M.O.R.E comes with a 90 degree ¼” NPT fitting to you can hook up a braided line to it, but the mounting position will require work in order to run an air hose. The compressor also comes with its own powering switch, but I connected it to an sPOD. If you want to connect to an sPOD you can streamline the wiring harness quite a bit and just isolate the purple wire. In terms of power, this thing is a little beast, I was able to fill my 35” duratracs from 14psi to 37psi in order 2 minutes. Considering that will be my main use for this compressor, I’m really happy.

      Louis

      Year: 2012Submodel: Rubicon

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    • 5/5

      July 08, 2016

      Awesome not so little compressor.

      It took me a while to do the wiring, but once it was all hooked up it ran perfectly. I am rolling on 35's and it aired one up from 15PSI to 40PSI in just under 2 minutes. It will definitely get some use. I may also add a air tank in the back to run small air tools.

      PHANTZM

      Year: 2016Submodel: Rubicon Unlimited

      Helpful (4)

    • 5/5

      March 11, 2016

      Flat Tire Piece of Mind

      I no longer worry about flats when I am out and about. Whether off road or on, if I puncture a tire it is a breeze to plug, fill, and keep going. It is an expensive option but since the ARB Twin is mounted under the passenger seat I know it is with me.

      RobertF

      Year: 2016Submodel: Wrangler UnlimitedDes Moines, IA

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