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by tbirdtbird
Mon Nov 09, 2020 6:34 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Expansion valve
Replies: 10
Views: 745

Re: Expansion valve

Use a private window
by tbirdtbird
Wed Sep 23, 2020 8:00 am
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: toyota corolla ac not cooling
Replies: 16
Views: 5722

Re: toyota corolla ac not cooling

"apparently first ac guy told me that there is no pistons and valves available to reconstruct a 10p13 compressor available so best thing would be to get a new compressor." Avoid a rebuilt compressor like the plague. Why not ask Tim the forum owner what he might have available for your appl...
by tbirdtbird
Sat Sep 19, 2020 2:11 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: 1961 cadillac conversion
Replies: 64
Views: 15786

Re: 1961 cadillac conversion

does that sound right?
by tbirdtbird
Sat Sep 19, 2020 1:50 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Seeking help with my Lexus/Toyota A/c
Replies: 11
Views: 1269

Re: Seeking help with my Lexus/Toyota A/c

Cusser is right
"I seem to remember by design - for safety issues - that some outside air always had to be let into the cabin area..."
This is because of smokers. The car would totally fill with smoke otherwise.
However, does sound like the foam is shot
by tbirdtbird
Thu Sep 17, 2020 6:14 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: 1961 cadillac conversion
Replies: 64
Views: 15786

Re: 1961 cadillac conversion

YAY! I too have had a brand new core blocked right out of the box. Now I blow dry compressed air thru everything before installing. We have a commercial dryer (actually a small compressor/evap/condenser- Speedair brand) in series with our shop air because we need super dry air to paint cars in our b...
by tbirdtbird
Wed Sep 16, 2020 5:57 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Evaporator Switch-Themoswitch Question
Replies: 21
Views: 2438

Re: Evaporator Switch-Themoswitch Question

please post your pressures at 1500 rpm

On a MACS forum always post pressures
by tbirdtbird
Thu Sep 10, 2020 5:16 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: toyota corolla ac not cooling
Replies: 16
Views: 5722

Re: toyota corolla ac not cooling

a cup of water isn't much at all.
What we have in mind is a garden hose with continuous flow
by tbirdtbird
Mon Sep 07, 2020 8:25 am
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Ford Focus MK2 break 2006 AC issues
Replies: 5
Views: 829

Re: Ford Focus MK2 break 2006 AC issues

"Most vehicles should turn on the radiator electric fan immediately with the A/C turned on"

BINGO
by tbirdtbird
Fri Sep 04, 2020 7:44 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Forgot more than I know
Replies: 36
Views: 6911

Re: Forgot more than I know

If you have failing diodes you can easily run the voltage way over 14.
Have it tested
by tbirdtbird
Wed Sep 02, 2020 9:23 am
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Forgot more than I know
Replies: 36
Views: 6911

Re: Forgot more than I know

That is some nasty crap on the OT. Long thread, don't recall if comp ever failed, if so condenser may not have been changed out, which is a must. As far as cooling, there will be others here that understand the wiring behind the condenser fan coming on. BUT FOR ME PERSONALLY I would never run the co...

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