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by Tim
Mon Apr 12, 2021 2:54 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Evacuation procedure.
Replies: 0
Views: 8

Evacuation procedure.

I think this needs to be mentioned again. This theory you need to hold a vacuum for 24 hours to support a leak-free system is not really a great idea. Systems can hold pressure under a vacuum and not under pressure. The system can hold under pressure and not in a vacuum. https://www.autoacforum.com/...
by Tim
Mon Apr 12, 2021 7:43 am
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Stupid question on leak detection
Replies: 2
Views: 20

Re: Stupid question on leak detection

Yes. Legally you should reclaim it before it leaks back out.
by Tim
Mon Mar 29, 2021 7:34 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Trouble getting spring lock coupling to snap into place
Replies: 10
Views: 263

Re: Trouble getting spring lock coupling to snap into place

I would think a 1/8th of an inch at most.
by Tim
Mon Mar 29, 2021 7:19 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Trouble getting spring lock coupling to snap into place
Replies: 10
Views: 263

Re: Trouble getting spring lock coupling to snap into place

Just found the order, sounded familiar. Only one other place has them in stock. They also would likely have a similar line. I can check and see with my main vendor if any of the other 200plus in stock are different. Otherwise when we had our shop, quick Dremel and finished the project. Your call. Ne...
by Tim
Mon Mar 29, 2021 6:22 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Trouble getting spring lock coupling to snap into place
Replies: 10
Views: 263

Re: Trouble getting spring lock coupling to snap into place

I've seen some aftermarket lines made ever so slightly longer. Match to other lines and compare.
by Tim
Fri Mar 26, 2021 4:11 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: 06 Jag schrader valve replacement
Replies: 17
Views: 749

Re: 06 Jag schrader valve replacement

I looked at those yesterday. Not sure if they are the same, so did not mention them. Good chance they are. Local NAPA should have them.
by Tim
Thu Mar 25, 2021 11:49 am
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: 06 Jag schrader valve replacement
Replies: 17
Views: 749

Re: 06 Jag schrader valve replacement

Don't really see a direct replacement when comparing to OEM.