Can you just Simply Replace Nitrogen with Compressed Air

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N2 is a scam for the everyday driver. Dry air would be the best but wet (atmospheric) air with 72% N2 is good enough for me. Imagine sitting on the side of the road with a flat and a little compressor worrying about not using pure dry N2.
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Nitrogen required, no, better yes. If u are airing up with your own shop compressor make sure that u have regularly drained the tank of moisture. TPMS's don't like moisture.
 
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Nitrogen required, no, better yes. If u are airing up with your own shop compressor make sure that u have regularly drained the tank of moisture. TPMS's don't like moisture.
I have a drain right off the bottom of my upright compressor tank and keep it drained regularly. It's surprising at how much water builds up, especially in warm, humid weather.
 
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I have a drain right off the bottom of my upright compressor tank and keep it drained regularly. It's surprising at how much water builds up, especially in warm, humid weather.
Just over 78% of the air you breathe is already nitrogen so not a whole lot changes.
 

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Nitrogen required, no, better yes. If u are airing up with your own shop compressor make sure that u have regularly drained the tank of moisture. TPMS's don't like moisture.
You can get a membrane dryer for the saturated air out your shop compressor too. They used to hog about 25-30% of the air as waste flow it but may be better now. Way easier than desicant systems for the garage.