Re: Re: [Bfix] Po boy compressor

From: thorton <>
Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2002 23:17:16 -0500

Todd I think what they are talking about is a device where you remove one
sparkplug and thread an air hose into the hole. This uses the compression of
the cylinder to inflate the tire. The down side and potentially dangerous
aspect is that the un-ignited gasoline that was sucked into the cylinder is
now pumped out the exhaust and also through the hose into the tire you just
Terry Horton
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From: 70 Bronco <>
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Date: Wednesday, February 13, 2002 7:25 PM
Subject: [EBML] Re: [Bfix] Po boy compressor

>Could someone explain this in a little more detail. I am not understanding
how this works. Did they spray ether on the inside of the tire? On the
rim? Not that I want to run out and give it a shot but if I was ever in a
situation where worse came to worse I would like to know how to do it.
>>>> "Keith Forrest" <> 02/12/02 02:58PM >>>
> That is one of the many useful tricks that Uncle Sam taught me. It will
set the bead and air up the tire to operating pressure in 1 swift movement.
I have also witnessed a split rim deuce and a half tire destroy a safety
cage and truck parked next to it when it let go. Oh the memories.
>Keith Forrest
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