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by ice-n-tropics
Mon Mar 01, 2021 3:20 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: New A/C compressor locked up after not operating for 6 months
Replies: 10
Views: 2805

Re: New A/C compressor locked up after not operating for 6 months

Might unstick frozen sanden knockoff by jogging engaged clutch both direction with 3 oz refrigeration mineral oil in crankcase
hotrodac
by ice-n-tropics
Wed Feb 03, 2021 7:33 am
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Delenair system on vintage Jaguar
Replies: 13
Views: 2053

Re: Delenair system on vintage Jaguar

I have had 100% success on Class 8 trucks keeping the R-12 non barrier hoses. Recommend you eliminate the Delenair TXV inlet screen.
by ice-n-tropics
Sat Aug 29, 2020 2:59 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: How to wire up old 58-60 evaporator without thermostat???
Replies: 4
Views: 2042

Re: How to wire up old 58-60 evaporator without thermostat???

separately you described low air flow from Mark IV Monitor: 1) Slow motor: if bearings are misaligned, tap several times on each motor shaft with motor running and perpendicular to shaft. 2) If bearings are dry, drill tiny hole in end cap near bearing and squirt in oil. blower wheels must have forwa...
by ice-n-tropics
Sun Aug 09, 2020 8:40 am
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: 1961 cadillac conversion
Replies: 64
Views: 23503

Re: 1961 cadillac conversion

in humid weather with humid air bypassing evap, and fresh air entering fan (Window partially down on recir.), frost will blow out of louvers.
hotrodac
by ice-n-tropics
Sun Jul 26, 2020 10:09 am
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: blowing hot from the side vents
Replies: 2
Views: 1695

Re: blowing hot from the side vents

Hi Grumpy, I worked for BEHR (headquartered in Stuttgart-Feuerbach) for 14 years and they made the MB HVAC using an abundance of vacuum motors and hoses.If Antifreeze enters the vacuum system as could happen in your overheated engine, the elastomer vacuum diaphragms are damaged over time. If this is...
by ice-n-tropics
Sun Jul 19, 2020 3:28 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Mark IV AC evaporator history questions
Replies: 14
Views: 4795

Re: Mark IV AC evaporator history questions

Must be lot's of engineering and some metallurgy in your 803 cc enhanced intake B-Popper.
hotrodac
by ice-n-tropics
Thu Jul 16, 2020 3:22 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Mark IV AC evaporator history questions
Replies: 14
Views: 4795

Re: Mark IV AC evaporator history questions

56 PU; 6^' clutch York 2 banger (pre 1971 Sanden) and 1.125 thick modine condenser and deep 6 blade engine fan and R12. built a custom bed floor and painted it 2 tone myself inside and out. 2xo: I rigged carriers in the bed for 2 custom made 1 tooth shy tranny sprocket wall climber trail bikes and r...
by ice-n-tropics
Thu Jul 16, 2020 8:32 am
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Mark IV AC evaporator history questions
Replies: 14
Views: 4795

Re: Mark IV AC evaporator history questions

Boar with bad vision took his last step as he walked right up yo my pickup a few days ago. Dad's 54 chevy had the square Mark IV with a long louver across the top front. Compressor drive belt had to be removed in winter before adaption of a clutch. Temp control by knob on suction pressure regulator ...
by ice-n-tropics
Mon Jul 13, 2020 11:32 am
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Mark IV AC evaporator history questions
Replies: 14
Views: 4795

Re: Mark IV AC evaporator history questions

pic #1 was popular as a beer cooler when louvers are removed and holes just fit a beer can. Pic #2 established my level of progress in AC development after I went to work for $2.50/hr in 1960 at age 18. Made every drawing on this Monitor and traveled USA to die casters etc. to get tooling. Didn't ow...