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York Compressor - No such thing as 10" stroke

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York Compressor - No such thing as 10\" stroke

I've been thinking about this quite a bit lately, and I think I've finally come up with the answer...

What I was thinking was, "Hmmm - 10 inch stroke? That's HUGE! That's RIDICULOUS! I mean, a small block Chevy has a 3.5" stroke!"

I have a York and have had it pumping away under the hood for 4 years. I surf-fish every weekend, so my tires are up and down constantly. Anyway, I doubt my whole compressor is 10" long, or just barely that. A 10" stroke would require a 5" throw on the rod journal, a crankcase for the compressor like 12" in diameter, with a 10" cylinder on top of that - that would be 22" long! You would never get that under the hood!

My compressor, which pumps it's ass off, probably has like a 2" stroke judging by the size of it. So what's up? Well, that other website that was posted solved the puzzle for me...

Guys - it's 10 CUBIC INCHES DISPLACEMENT, not stroke... Go to the site and check it out, and think about what you are saying. I had a phone call with ozarkjeep a few weeks ago and I was referring to this stuff with stroke lengths and all, and then when I got off the phone, I was like, Hmmm - that CAN't be right!

Oh Man, CJDave is going to LOOOOOOOVE this - Dave - I expect no less than a post describing some monster Cat diesel with a 10" stroke or something! :) - Chuck

Chuck Hadley
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Re: York Compressor - No such thing as 10\" stroke

/wwwthreads_images/icons/smile.gif Hi Chuck.....greetings from moonguy/wwwthreads_images/icons/wink.gif/wwwthreads_images/icons/wink.gifcentral. Actually the displacement is 10.2 if memory serves me right. If you look on harry's Jeep page, he gives the CFM that it pumps at 1500 RPM pump speed, and nice indentifacation lesson. It's actually quite a respectable air compressor. We ran them for YEARS on our rigs for impact air and clean-up air. We were, you might say, the originators of YORK ONBOARD AIR. moonguy-in-chief/wwwthreads_images/icons/crazy.gifof rigging was wondering if you ever figured out which end of the choker the screw pin shackle goes in? Does the shackle pin go in the loop or over the "run"?/wwwthreads_images/icons/crazy.gif

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