I Can't Get Parts So Can I Change Pumps?
by Paul S
919.16600 parts diagram
I have a Craftsman Model 919.16600 6.5 Hp 60 Gallon Twin Cylinder Oil Free Compressor.
Apparently, the ACG-6 Inner Counter Balance failed, taking the cooling fan with it. This counterbalance is No Longer Available. I've been looking all over, and nobody has one. Nobody.
So now I'm trying to figure out if I can salvage the motor and the tank by installing a totally different pump. It seems that the shaft on the motor would be a standard size that would work with a different pump. Maybe I'd have to reorient the motor and do some welding on the frame...
Is this feasible? I'm having trouble coming up with the correct search terms. When I search for compressor pumps I get stuff that looks totally different than my current pump, (mostly belt driven). I'm not sure what I should be looking for.
Anyone have any experience with this? I have a second compressor to use in the meantime. I'm not interested in buying a new compressor at the moment, I'd rather fix this one as a side project.