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FREE SHIPPING — NorthStar Gas-Powered Air Compressor — Honda GX160 OHV Engine, 8-Gallon Twin Tank, 13.7 CFM @ 90 PSI

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FREE SHIPPING — NorthStar Gas-Powered Air Compressor — Honda GX160 OHV Engine, 8-Gallon Twin Tank, 13.7 CFM @ 90 PSI

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  • Honda GX160 OHV engine with low oil shutdown
  • Full cast iron pump for long service life
  • V-style cylinder design for superior cooling
  • Pump head made of FC35 Grade cast iron
  • Floating-type Swedish steel valves deliver much longer valve life
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Product Summary

The NorthStar® 8-Gallon Twin Tank gas-powered portable air compressor is engineered for longevity and heavy-duty work on the jobsite. Belt-driven full cast iron single-stage pump features V-type cylinder design for superior cooling, Low Vibration Technology (LVT) for smooth operation and floating-type Swedish steel valves for long valve life. Crankshaft has bearings on both ends for excellent support. Powered by a Honda GX160 OHV gasoline engine for reliable performance.

What's Included
  • (1) 8-gallon twin tank gas-powered portable air compressor
One-piece cast iron crankcase

Superior Design for Industry-Leading Pumps

Low Vibration and Durability

  • Engineered with superior technology to keep you working without interruption
  • Low Vibration Technology (LVT) features a dynamically balanced pump for smooth operation and long life
  • One-piece cast iron crankcase has bearings on both ends of crankshaft for superior crankshaft support and less wear and tear
  • Idle down feature will slow the engine speed to idle once the tank is filled with air. This saves fuel, reduces noise and increases engine and compressor life

Longer Pump Life

  • V-style cylinder orientation eliminates hotspots and provides consistent cooling, resulting in longer pump life
  • Pump cylinders, heads and crankcase are made of cast iron for extra-long service life
  • The pump utilizes premium-quality floating-type Swedish steel valves for trouble-free performance

Legendary Honda GX Engine Power

Best in Class Performance

  • Equipped with a reliable Honda GX160 OHV engine that delivers excellent fuel efficiency and low oil shutdown protection

Greater Power Output

  • The Honda GX Overhead Valve (OHV) engine layout permits smoother fuel mixture intake and quicker, more complete exhaust
Equipped  with a reliable Honda GX160 OHV engine
Versatility in Action

Portable Compressed Air at Your Command

Portable and Versatile

  • Gas-powered model is designed for use in remote locations that lack electricity
  • Unit comes equipped with a built-in wheel and handles, so you can easily maneuver this horizontal compressor right next to your work area or project
  • Attached regulator allows operator to adjust the pressure that is delivered to air tools

The NorthStar Advantage

Best Warranty in the Industry

  • We stand behind our NorthStar compressor with a 4-year consumer/2-year commercial limited warranty

Guaranteed Satisfaction

  • Shop in complete confidence, knowing Northern Tool + Equipment protects your investment and is ready to provide you with the assistance and helpful resources you need

Superior Service and Support

  • Should you ever need service or support, NorthStar’s field-trained technical staff is a phone call or email away
  • Our professional in-store service department performs all repairs on site
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Features + Benefits

Features for FREE SHIPPING — NorthStar Gas-Powered Air Compressor — Honda GX160 OHV Engine, 8-Gallon Twin Tank, 13.7 CFM @ 90 PSI
  • Honda GX160 OHV engine with low oil shutdown
  • Full cast iron pump for long service life
  • V-style cylinder design for superior cooling
  • Pump head made of FC35 Grade cast iron
  • Floating-type Swedish steel valves deliver much longer valve life
  • Operates at slower RPM to run cooler and last longer
  • Low Vibration Technology (LVT) features a dynamically balanced pump for smooth operation and long life
  • One-piece cast iron crankcase has bearings on both ends of crankshaft for superior crankshaft support, not overhung crankshaft design
  • 100% duty cycle
  • Delivers 13.7 CFM @ 90 PSI; 13.5 CFM @ 130 PSI
  • 130 max. PSI
  • Oversized flywheel for cooler operation
  • Heavy cast iron flywheel provides extra momentum
  • Step-type piston rings ensure piston ring overlap for better compression
  • Sight glass for quick viewing of oil level
  • Replaceable crank journals and wrist pin journal/needle bearings
  • Two-piece connecting rods can be rebuilt for superior serviceability
  • High pressure piston wrist pins have needle bearings
  • Easy start lever on unloader valve isolates pump from tank pressure, so engine won't have to start under load
  • Durable steel belt guard
  • Liquid-filled pressure gauge
  • Pressure regulator to control outlet pressure
  • 8-gallon horizontal twin tank
  • Built-in wheel with handles for easy portability
  • Extend your NorthStar pump warranty to 5 years with the purchase and use of a NorthStar start-up kit (Item# 45933)
Key Specs
Item# 459212
Brand NorthStar
Manufacturer's Warranty 4 Yr Consumer/2 Yr Commercial
Ship Weight 184.0 lbs
Max. PSI 130
CFM at 90 PSI 13.7
CFM at 40 PSI 14.6
Engine Honda GX 160
Start Type Recoil
Engine Displacement (cc) 163
Engine Idle Control Yes
Stage Single
Drive Belt
Tank Type Horizontal twin
Air Tank Size (gal.) 8
Portable or Stationary Portable
Pump Cast iron
Duty Cycle 100
Air Outlet Size (in.) 1/4 quick connect
After-Cooler Included Yes
Drain System Manual
Low Oil Protection Yes
Fuel Capacity (gal.) 0.825
Dimensions L x W x H (in.) 42 x 18 x 25

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Max. PSI
130 130 175 175 175
HP
- 4.8 12 13 13
CFM at 175 PSI
- - 18.7 24 23.6
CFM at 135 PSI - - 21.4 - -
CFM at 100 PSI
- - - - 24.7
CFM at 90 PSI
13.7 13.7 24.4 24.3 25.4
CFM at 40 PSI 14.6 14.6 26.8 - -
Engine
Honda GX 160 Honda GX 160 Honda GX 390 OHV Honda Honda 13 HP gasoline
Start Type
Recoil Recoil Electric w/recoil backup Electric/recoil Pull or electric (battery and cable not included)
Engine Displacement (cc)
163 163 390 - 23.7 cu. inch
Engine Idle Control
Yes Yes Yes - Yes
Stage Single Single 2 2 2
Drive Belt Belt Belt Belt Belt
Tank Type Horizontal twin Horizontal Horizontal Horizontal Horizontal
Air Tank Size (gal.) 8 20 30 30 30
Portable or Stationary Portable Portable Stationary Stationary Stationary
Pump Cast iron Cast iron Cast iron Cast iron, splash-lubricated, 2-cylinder Cast iron
Duty Cycle
100 100% 100% 100% 100%
Air Outlet Size (in.) 1/4 quick connect 1/4 quick connect 3/4 ball valve 1/2 1/2 ball valve
After-Cooler Included Yes No Yes Yes No
Drain System Manual Manual Manual - Manual
Low Oil Protection Yes Yes Yes - No
Pump Life (hrs.) - - - - 60,000+
Fuel Capacity (gal.)
0.825 0.825 1.6 1 1/2 1.72
Dimensions L x W x H (in.)
42 x 18 x 25 40 x 21 x 33 41 x 19 x 40 44 x 22 x 46 42 x 21 x 40