The AMP® 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 twin-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 Kohler 3000 Series 6.5 HP OHV gasoline engine for reliable performance.
Superior Design for Industry-Leading Pumps
Low Vibration and Durability
The last thing you want to worry about is your compressor breaking down in the middle of a job. The AMP® Kohler® 296 cc, 8-Gallon Twin Tank Gas-Powered Air Compressor has been engineered with superior technology to keep you working without interruption. Innovative Low Vibration Technology (LVT) gives you a dynamically balanced pump for smooth operation and long service life. Bearings are placed on both ends of the pump’s crankshaft for superior support and less wear and tear. The result is reliable, dependable operation of your NorthStar air compressor, year after year.
Longer Pump Life
Heat can be a powerful enemy to the longevity of your air compressor pump. That’s why this AMP® Kohler® 270cc, 8-Gallon Twin Tank Gas-Powered Air Compressor has been engineered with a W-style cylinder orientation to eliminate hotspots and provide consistent cooling, resulting in longer pump life. The pump cylinders, heads and crankcase are made of cast iron for extra-long service life. And the pump utilizes premium-quality floating-type Swedish steel valves for trouble-free performance. Thanks to this excellent technology, you can count on your AMP air compressor to perform flawlessly for many years.
Portable Compressed Air At Your Command
Portable and Versatile
The AMP® Kohler 8-Gallon Twin Tank Gas-Powered Air Compressor is designed for use in remote locations that lack electricity. This powerhouse comes stocked with a integrated wheel and handles, so you can navigate this light-weight compressor right next to your project or work area. It is job primed, whether it’s professional contract work such as building a home, repairing a roof, working on your semi-trucks or in the shop, replacing siding, and various other applications that require compressed air for tools and equipment.
Legendary Kohler® Engine Power
Best in Class Performance
When it comes to power, the AMP® Kohler® 196cc, 8-Gallon Twin Tank Gas-Powered Air Compressor is equipped with the best, a Kohler® SH265 OHV engine that delivers quieter performance, easier operation and better fuel efficancy. No matter how you define superior engine performance, Kohler® engines set the standard.
Greater Power Output
The Kohler® SH265 Overhead Valve (OHV) engine layout permits smoother fuel mixture intake and quicker, more complete exhaust. This engine has better combustion for greater power output. The OHV engine contributes to increased engine service life.
Kohler 3000 Series 6.5 HP 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 CFM @ 90 PSI; 14 CFM @ 120 PSI
120 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