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Digital compression tester?

Post by Jeags » Fri Oct 23, 2020 5:37 pm

Hi all,

In the new 8 Monday and have had time to think about car maintenance. I would like to keep an eye on compression, so it could be beneficial to purchase a tester since it's around £60 a pop at a specialist. I saw this on Facebook recently and was wondering what people's opinions are of it:



I haven't a clue whether it's a credible source, but are there any ways to tell the good from the bad?

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Re: Digital compression tester?

Post by warpc0il » Fri Oct 23, 2020 5:48 pm

That's not one I've seen before.

This one https://www.digitalcompressiontesters.com/ is available any at the special RX8OC Group Buy pricing
viewtopic.php?f=144&t=78253
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Re: Digital compression tester?

Post by Jeags » Fri Oct 23, 2020 5:53 pm

warpc0il wrote:That's not one I've seen before.

This one https://www.digitalcompressiontesters.com/ is available any at the special RX8OC Group Buy pricing
viewtopic.php?f=144&t=78253
Guess that's answered my question then! I'll keep an eye on the thread, cheers.

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Re: Digital compression tester?

Post by 13Black » Fri Oct 23, 2020 6:16 pm

They're quite new to the market, built by a chap called Ciprian Dalvaru in Bucharest.

This seller is seemingly not impressed, yay rotary community doing it's thing. Drama drama llama.

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Re: Digital compression tester?

Post by Vj4sothername » Fri Oct 23, 2020 6:55 pm

You could make one..

https://www.instructables.com/TR-01-DIY ... on-Tester/

Wouldn't take much more to add a screen and some fancy stickers. I bet that's all the first guys done.

Problem is the cost of of the transducer. It's what's off me off so far.
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Re: Digital compression tester?

Post by Ryan Rotary Performance » Fri Oct 23, 2020 7:43 pm

13Black wrote:
Fri Oct 23, 2020 6:16 pm
They're quite new to the market, built by a chap called Ciprian Dalvaru in Bucharest.

This seller is seemingly not impressed, yay rotary community doing it's thing. Drama drama llama.

That guy is a real piece of work, always wondered how he's referencing these testers before being shipped.

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I didnt mean Steve by the way, his stuff is spot on i actually have two of his machines
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Re: Digital compression tester?

Post by 13Black » Fri Oct 23, 2020 9:08 pm

I've had a Twisted Rotors TR-01 for years, always treated me well.
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