Engine Size: 5.7
Refrigerant Type: r12
I have a 1990 suburban that I am changing the the condenser over to a parallel flow type. It has a very small amount of r12 in it now that will have to be evac'd, and I am intending on converting it to 134 after the condenser is switched. The condenser is one I bought a while ago for another type of vehicle, but it is the perfect size that I need for my suburban. I am not positive if the fittings are #6 and #8 like the ackits.com ones, but I do know they are the exact same size the the two that are on the stock condenser, and as far as I can see, if they weren't #6 and #8 they would have to be a #8 and #10, which I am not sure if that is ever used. So basically it's got normal sizes.
What I need to know, is if someone knows somewhere local that I can get custom bent hard lines made that will basically make the lines on the pf cond. the same as the stock cond. to where they come out the back of the core support and into the engine bay.
Edit: has anyone worked with the Vintage Air U-Bend-Em lines? That is basically all I would need. Would you basically bend them just like brake lines?
Edited: Fri July 23, 2010 at 6:50 PM by TheApocalyptican
Ok, So after I found out more about the U-Bend-Em lines....I'm going to use them to make lines from my condenser to my current a/c lines. I am going to take the Suburban into a shop near me to have any freon evac'd and also have the system flushed. From there I am going to convert the system to r134a. I will be ordering a gauge set from AMA and a vacuum pump from AMA. Also will get a new accumulator from AMA or local part store. Any reason to get an AMA one over the local part store ones?
Since the system is basically brand new except for the evap and condenser, do I really need to change out all the orings when I convert?
Also, I see two high side fittings that are used for conversion. A 7/16-20 (1/4") and a 3/8-24 (3/16").....which one is the correct one for my suburban?
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