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Ingersoll Rand G85 Compressor


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Old 08-08-2018, 09:28:16 AM
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part came in, put it all back together and it locked up! so i took it back apart to see just whats up. the vanes are simply worn out, everything else looks like new. it dont look like a hard job but finding parts seems impossible so far.
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dragging this back up from the dead

i recently purchased the same machine as the OP with 150 orig hours on it. it had been stored inside and not used in some time. i got it running, and it does make air.

is the only drain plugs for the compressor oil on the bottom of the air tank and the bottom of the cooler? i have drained both, and only about 2 gallons came out, far short of the 4.5 gallons that is the capacity

if anyone needs, i have some tech manual info on these units, just not quite what im looking for
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According to the instructions those are the only drain points. If the oil was that low it could be the separator is crook and it has been blowing oil through the outlet in use.
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Old 12-14-2018, 12:27:01 PM
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pretty much looks like i am going to junk mine out, no luck with parts. may use the chassis to house a generator, and a smaller air compressor.
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Hi all, I also have acquired one of these gyro flo machines, not sure what model though, engine serial number dates it at @ 1975 and it runs perfectly putting out loads of air to work a decent hammer. I can't find any info at all on how to maintain the compressor, there is a kind of a filler pipe on top of receiver with a @ 1 3/4 AF bung with an O Ring on it that I assume is the filler pipe but I can't see any level indicator etc. If anyone has any brochure or manual for these machines that I could get a copy of, I would be eternally grateful. I think from google, my machine looks like a DR-150 but again, that's a guess, it is a vane type similar to the OP pics for sure.
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Hi again
I think I now know my machine is a DRF model. It looks identical to the one posted in link below. Any help greatly appreciated
Liam
https://moyersoen-auctions.com/ords/...ITEM_ID:799192
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I have a Gyro flow 250 w/a 4-53 Detroit. Somewhere around here I have a manual for it. Ingersoll was bought out by Doosan Years ago and they still make the compressor somewhere in the Southeast. However getting much out of them is non-existent. There4 people were born 20 years after this thing was made. There was a fellow in Tenessee who used to work in the rock quarries who helped me get mine running. It was over pressuring due to the regulator diaphram being rotten. also the control regulator was bad. I replaced it with a $8 one from amazon... I found a paper manual on ebay after I downloaded one from the internet... I got hit with a ransom virus a couple of years back and lost many of my manuals..
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Old 06-09-2019, 09:41:32 AM
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Default Re: Ingersoll Rand G85 Compressor

on the one i had there was a gauge on the reciever tank that told you where the oil level is and also a remote oil filter, canastier style IIRC. thats about it as far as maintance on the air end. that and the air filter, and draining water out of the tank every so often. it still has the maintainance tags on it if you need to know how often to do what.

---------- Post added at 09:41:32 AM ---------- Previous post was at 09:37:19 AM ----------

willf67, the one pictured is a spiroflow. totally different, not a vane type, its a screw type. I know nothing about those!
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