Air Brake Compressor

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  1. johnQ1

    johnQ1 Registered User

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    I am working on a 1978 Freightliner with a Cummins engine the air brake compressor has failed and I am replacing it but have ran into a snag. The front inside bolt closest to the block is nearly inaccessible. Is there a special wrench needed to get this bolt out? Or do I need to remove the belts and pulleys and get it apart from the front?
    Any help is greatly appreciated this vehicle is one of our tenders for our local FD.
     
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    It's a total pain!! I've changed a ton of them...there is a special wrench its basically a curved box end i made mine from an old wrench with a hammer and a torch to heat it up... Google Cummins compressor wrench and you will see what I mean :cheers:
     
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    Holy crap this is an old thread!! Wasn't paying attention:confused:
     

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