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by ice-n-tropics
Tue Nov 22, 2022 4:18 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Mark IV AC evaporator history questions
Replies: 18
Views: 12556

Re: Mark IV AC evaporator history questions

Tim please forward to Marcia Hope you were able to contact Milt Jones sons in Harlingen TX (Jones Auto Supply). Inventors who helped Mark IV That I worked for were Anderson, Oleson, and Pecorni (from tecumseh) and Hazzard. Another (outside JEMCO) inventor I worked for was Bob Bandeen (who wrote Mobi...
by ice-n-tropics
Tue Nov 01, 2022 11:54 am
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Mark IV AC evaporator history questions
Replies: 18
Views: 12556

Re: Mark IV AC evaporator history questions

Marcia.
What is your dad's name? I helped on several patents at JEMCO.
hotrodac
by ice-n-tropics
Thu Oct 27, 2022 6:34 am
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: how to correctly install peanut style compressor manifolds?
Replies: 12
Views: 3321

Re: how to correctly install peanut style compressor manifolds?

Rubber covered metal gaskets seal more reliably with lube instead of dry. Refrigerant mineral oil also works good.
04 Burb w/4.3 =195 hp. pushing 4400 lbs. w/ A/C?
hotrodac (located halfway between Duncanville and Princeton)
by ice-n-tropics
Tue Sep 06, 2022 1:14 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Any MACS people out there?
Replies: 3
Views: 2088

Re: Any MACS people out there?

T Bird, You could probably help teach the course. but this MACS certificate or ASE are fun and would look good. Training is separate from trade show. Was with about 10 other aftermarket installers/repairmen and OEM reps at launch to debug 3 day proposed training. Next MACS made training videos and w...
by ice-n-tropics
Mon May 09, 2022 11:41 am
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Tube & Fin Condenser on Roof?
Replies: 21
Views: 9821

Re: Tube & Fin Condenser on Roof?

We all have a AC trial and error learning curve. At 18 years old, my first AC installation in my Ford used scrap freebe components but I couldn"t charge it until I found the rubber plug I left inside the condenser. Should have good hunting in Kimberly, NW Australia and you have the cold offroad...
by ice-n-tropics
Thu Apr 21, 2022 4:02 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: A/con idle up or idle cutout switch
Replies: 14
Views: 3042

Re: A/con idle up or idle cutout switch

Was Ford guy with horizontal condenser under rumble seat, Jimmy Pell on your tour?
by ice-n-tropics
Thu Apr 21, 2022 2:56 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: A/con idle up or idle cutout switch
Replies: 14
Views: 3042

Re: A/con idle up or idle cutout switch

The 61 Catalina that I was air conditioning had a 7.25" C/s pulley on a noninterference engine, so I was using it as an example of how to calculate the inputs so that the max comp rpm rating is not exceeded. My 2 cents for specifically for T bird: Since you are fabbing pulleys (as I have given ...
by ice-n-tropics
Thu Apr 21, 2022 9:43 am
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: A/con idle up or idle cutout switch
Replies: 14
Views: 3042

Re: A/con idle up or idle cutout switch

The Sanden cut out was only for wide open throttle clutch cut out for acceleration enhancement. I rigged a WOT switch on my 59 Impala (when I was a kid w/ MARK IV building ACs for my cars out of trash cans) using a microswitch and distributor advance pneumatic diaphragm solenoid on a mounting plate ...