Originally Posted by panzerphil
This thread has just prompted me to dig out an old pump I have.
I'm gonna solder some wire to supply power & I recon I'll fuse it as well.
I'd like an answer to the original poster's question - Will this be OK to use with the CANbus?
I wouldn't like to immobilise my bike when the time comes to use the pump.
Mine's got a pressure gauge as well!
Sure, as long as you plug it directly into the battery. I use the Gerbing plug for mine, run off my fused and relayed fusebox, but you could use a Gerbing plug that goes directly to the battery.
The BMW plug limit is 5 amps, and the compressor is over 10, so it wont work off the BMW plug unless you have it direct to the battery or a fuse box.