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Old 08-30-2008, 06:33 PM   #526 (permalink)
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Check the EVDL for specifics, but I know that many small diesel pickups, as well as some GM econocars from the 80's, had a vacuum pump you could drive with a 12V motor. Might be able to find those at your local junkyard. I don't think anybody has successfully built one from a compressor.

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