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by Big Dave
Tue Feb 02, 2021 9:25 am
Forum: Automotive Flushing Forum
Topic: Cleaning out an old A6
Replies: 3
Views: 2052

Re: Cleaning out an old A6

Thanks Guys!
Both excellent replies and good food for thought.
I’ll let you know how I end up,
Thanks again,
Dave
by Big Dave
Thu Jan 21, 2021 12:19 pm
Forum: Automotive Flushing Forum
Topic: Cleaning out an old A6
Replies: 3
Views: 2052

Cleaning out an old A6

Hello, I have an old A5 to A6 replacement compressor. It has only about 10k miles on it. It’s the type with the bypass valve. The car sat not running for 45 years with pressure on the system. The system has been removed from the car for restoration. I want to rebuild this compressor, and restore the...
by Big Dave
Mon Dec 17, 2018 10:46 am
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: 1960 Caddy Hot Gas Bypass valve rebuild
Replies: 4
Views: 6044

Re: 1960 Caddy Hot Gas Bypass valve rebuild

That makes sense, those are some tight bends in aluminum tubing. This system will continue to use R-12, with 525 oil. Even though the books show the A6 compressor started later, this ‘60 has a ver old style A6 already installed. Due to the low miles and the fact that it hasn’t seen the road Sind 197...
by Big Dave
Mon Dec 17, 2018 9:54 am
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: 1960 Caddy Hot Gas Bypass valve rebuild
Replies: 4
Views: 6044

Re: 1960 Caddy Hot Gas Bypass valve rebuild

Thanks bohica2xo!
Wow, I didn’t give brazing a consideration. That makes it easy then. I really appreciate the help!
Dave
by Big Dave
Mon Dec 17, 2018 7:53 am
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: 1960 Caddy Hot Gas Bypass valve rebuild
Replies: 4
Views: 6044

1960 Caddy Hot Gas Bypass valve rebuild

B4BD4A9E-01A5-4632-BE68-AD5169A65D5D.jpeg Hi All, Found this forum out of my search for AC info on a 1960 Cadillac rebuild. The car has the original AC system, and has sat idle for 45 years, but still had pressure on the system! Generally, it’s fairly straight forward to get this going again except...