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r134a forumlations ("QwikBoost", "Arctic Freeze", NASA whatever

serebin on Fri June 19, 2015 1:12 PM User is offline

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Ladies, Gents,

I accidentally bought one of these bottles from Harbor Freight and I'm looking at the bottle and it says the dreaded words "leak sealer", and reeks of other additives.

Can someone tell me what the heck is in this bottle?
"Seal leaks and eliminate moisture with this arctic freeze refrigerant"

This is also a general question as I see this "arctic ice", "arctice freeze", brought to you by NASA, etc, stuff all over the place. What is this stuff? What is this leak sealer in this bottle? It's hard to find pure r134a locally, and even then it is typically $18 a bottle.

And then there is DuPont "pure" r134a online with free shipping for $6. So why even buy this stuff locally?

Thanks for the great resource you have here!

TRB on Fri June 19, 2015 6:21 PM User is offlineView users profile

Best spam post I have seen in a while.


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serebin on Fri June 19, 2015 7:07 PM User is offline

TRB - No idea what you're talking about.

Anyway, my question still stands. I don't think it is a stupid question. Are these additives worthwhile? I'd rather buy a 30 lbs tank of real r134a for $100 anywhere, then to pay $12 for 12 ounces of whatever the heck this stuff is, but I can't find any info on this Qwikboost stuff.

Hey TRB, is this spam too?

How about this? Is this spam?

The only info I am finding is a bunch of circle-jerk talk. I'm more interested on these additive's effects on PAG oil, HNBR seals, etc. Anyone familiar with the additives being sold in these cans?

Cussboy on Sun June 21, 2015 8:47 AM User is offline

Just return it to Harbor Freight. Don't use anything with a sealer.

I've seen local R134a for about $6 on sale. $6 shipped sounds to good to be true, as news reporters say, so I'd stay away.

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