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Old 5th December 2015, 13:41   #16
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Hi Stryker. Sorry to ask a silly question. Suppose the tyre pressure is above optimal level. Does this pump help in lowering it down to the primal level? Or is it useful only for raising the tyre pressure?
No question is silly. I have exactly same query. Does it have pressure relief valve? So as to equalize high pressure to set level.
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This Goodyear air pump is very similar to the one from Roger Motors. The size, look, materials, build quality, operation and specs all look similar except for two major differences:

1. The one from Roger has a battery powered detachable pressure gauge. This is very handy as we don't have to lug around the whole unit in order to measure the pressure. Only attach the unit for the tire where you need to inflate.

2. The price is Rs. 2880.

I was able to inflate a totally flat tire on my brother's car within couple of minutes.

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Old 6th December 2015, 06:54   #18
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Hello Stryker

Thanks for an excellent review. I was looking for a similar device as it is very convenient to have your own tyre pressure monitor and pump when you do short or long trips outside the city. Its a little pricey though. May be due to the " Goodyear" brand name.

Thanks for sharing and keep revving.
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Old 6th December 2015, 09:55   #19
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Thanks for the great review, Stryker!

Can you please tell me the amps rating of the pump? 12V sockets typically are fused and have a max amps rating and it will help to know how much this pump consumes.
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I use this one , Coido and has done fairly well for now. With the coido the attempt was to really understand if i would actually use them often enough or it would be one of those toys which i buy but do not , fortunately i have and will in some time upgrade to a better one.

The problems with this one are primarily that it is really noisy and the valve itself feels very flimsy - as a result i need to take it off the tyre slowly which results in more air getting released.

The second big reason is that the gauge is analogue and slightly small with no auto cutoff , so one has to keep sitting there holding the pump down and looking for the needle hitting a small line which indicates your desired pressure.

But outside of the above two its done well and i might be off by a psi or so, i tend to go up 1 PSI when filling with the Coido.

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Hi Stryker. Sorry to ask a silly question. Suppose the tyre pressure is above optimal level. Does this pump help in lowering it down to the primal level? Or is it useful only for raising the tyre pressure?
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No question is silly. I have exactly same query. Does it have pressure relief valve? So as to equalize high pressure to set level.
To answer you both, no, it doesn't have a pressure relief valve. But I found that half connecting the connector actually lets out air while still measuring the pressure. So that should serve the purpose.

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I guess the simplest thing would be to run this from my XUV to my bike. I hope the wire is long enough. Let me know if you try this someday.
Yeah, I'll try that sometime and let you know. The cord is quite long (around 9 feet as I mentioned) so I don't see a problem if the bike is parked next to the car.

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Thank You for this review and for clearing all my apprehensions, I am surely going for this.
Thanks, J_Man. This is one of the main reasons I decided to write this review, so that someone like you who is wondering will be able to decide.

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Its a little pricey though. May be due to the " Goodyear" brand name.
Thanbks, DrANTO. Yes, I'm sure the GoodYear brand name carries a premium, but in my experience brand name products are usually better built than the others. It's worth the higher price, IMO, since these are things you would want to last rather than change every year or so.

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Can you please tell me the amps rating of the pump?
Thanks, TheTeacher. I have mentioned it in the review, the pump has a 10A rating.
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I bought a ResQ Tech pump after reading about it in Dheeraj's Harley ownership thread. Turns out the Co. is located a minute's walk from my apartment. The pump is quite small & can fit in the trouser pocket. It has an analog gauge & does its job perfectly. However, it sounds like an autorickshaw & is loud. For just Rs 999/- it's a steal. The co has quite a lot of other useful products as well like Car washers, etc. You can check out their website for details.
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1. The one from Roger has a battery powered detachable pressure gauge. This is very handy .....

2. The price is Rs. 2880.
Thanks, sohu9.

Purchased it after going through your review - the detachable pressure gauge is good feature.

Ordered it COD. There is a discount of Rs. 100/- if you pay up front.

Just for checking the efficiency, I deflated about 2 PSI and then used it for inflation. Took it hardly a couple of minutes to fill up.

Auto cut off feature is great.

Seven LED lamps (four white and three red) will come handy in emergencies.

It is loud, but doesn't create a racket like other cheap pumps

Leaflet says to keep the engine running while in use, which I did (rated current 10A).

A nice holding bag to store the unit is provided by the company.

(Prior to using the compressor, I had topped up the tyre pressure the day before to 30 psi. None of the four tyres recorded 30 in the gauge - to were 29.5, one was 32 and the other was 33 ; will wait for a week to take the readings again, to check the consistency of the tyres & the gauge)
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Hi stryker. I purchased the Goodyear compressor from Amazon. However there seems to an issue. I connected the compressor to my car's power adaptor. Then I screwed the hose onto the tyre valve. Then I turned on the ignition. However the display of the compressor didn't power on even after 5 minutes. When I pressed the power switch the compressor started making the noise. Even the LED light was working. But the display was not showing anything. Another issue was that as I was screwing the hose on the valve, air started escaping from the tyre. Same issue was noticed while disconnecting the hose. Is there something wrong with the compressor? I have initiated the procedure for a replacement.
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Placed an order on Paytm i.e. https://paytm.com/shop/p/goodyear-rc...152464C6ED9113. An offer is going on in which Rs.500 cashback is available.
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Hi stryker. I purchased the Goodyear compressor from Amazon. However there seems to an issue. I connected the compressor to my car's power adaptor. Then I screwed the hose onto the tyre valve. Then I turned on the ignition. However the display of the compressor didn't power on even after 5 minutes. When I pressed the power switch the compressor started making the noise. Even the LED light was working. But the display was not showing anything. Another issue was that as I was screwing the hose on the valve, air started escaping from the tyre. Same issue was noticed while disconnecting the hose. Is there something wrong with the compressor? I have initiated the procedure for a replacement.
The unit definitely needs to be replaced. As far as air escaping while unscrewing/screwing, it does happen midway. The only workaround that i see is to unscrew/screw it quickly.

I got my unit today at a discounted price of Rs 2200 (Rs 2950 - Rs 750 Cashback). It works as expected.
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I got this for myself a few weeks ago before a long journey to Rajasthan. The Good Year RCP B2. Very affordable at Rs 1300 at a brick and mortar retail store. It rattles a lot but does the job of filling up air in a tyre well. There is no auto cut off facility. The jack that goes into the lighter holder is hard. Pushing it in or taking it out is a pain.

Comes with an attachment for filling air in a football. But no attachment for my Presta valve on the road bicycle. But then I am not sure if it can fill in 120 psi road cycle tyres. Good for my Schrader valve MTB bike though.

Useful thing to have in the boot.

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Bought a Goodyear tyre inflator from amazon.in and received it today. Tried it on my i10 and it works like magic for 3k. Very happy with this purchase. It's has an auto cut off at the pressure you've set. Sharing some pics.

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