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Mine has come up missing after loaning it to a friend. Long story, but I might not see it again for a while, he's having problems, legal, life/warrant type problems and can't be located at this time.

That issue aside, what reasonably priced leak down tester should I get as a backup until I can get my good one back? I need it quickly as I have a couple of jobs that are calling for it. Thanks.
 

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I have had good luck with the OTC brand leak down tester. I believe I got it for around $60 off amazon. Exact same as snap on and mac, different color.
 

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I bought the Jegs one, seems to be well made and consistent.
 

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I like my Tavia!
 

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What leak down tester do you like/cheap?
the one i made. cost me $25 for a pair of nice gauges off ebag, a regulator i had laying around, a piece of bar stock and some time on the lathe.

 

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I bought a Harbor Freight unit and am going to return it.
It looks as nice as any out there but it is a low pressure unit. It operates on only 15 psi.
The better units operate at a higher pressure like 100 psi.

I borrowed a leakdown tester from a friend that operated at 100psi and the readings were way different.
 

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I was going to get the Harbor Freight one too until I read the reviews and the instructions. Jegs and HF are the same drive for me soi got the Jegs one.
 

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I have a Snappy and Mac one, i use for regular work but for race engines i like My Moroso one for its large gauge with graduations in 1 psi
 
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