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by Dougflas
Tue Mar 19, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Ford C350 Dual Air - trouble
Replies: 26
Views: 396

Re: Ford C350 Dual Air - trouble

This is the time of the year that there is not much activity here. I do check once a day or so. It will get busier once the weather gets warmer.
by Dougflas
Wed Feb 20, 2019 4:30 am
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Advice on use of copper washer
Replies: 2
Views: 2524

Re: Advice on use of copper washer

I only used to use copper sealing washers on flares that had a sealing problem.
by Dougflas
Wed Feb 13, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Hyundai Azera AC inop
Replies: 4
Views: 3102

Re: Hyundai Azera AC inop

I have a PDF of a 2015 Kia Optima which may be the same as your vehicle. The PDF may be too large to upload it. If you can supply an email. I could probably send it. It has info on the system.
by Dougflas
Sat Feb 02, 2019 5:45 am
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: 1983 300TD MB AC System overhaul
Replies: 7
Views: 3332

Re: 1983 300TD MB AC System overhaul

I would change the compressor if OEM. I believe it is an R4 and they were not my favorite. The shaft seal after 35 years is suspect. Your hoses are also 35 years old and I would also renew them. I'm sure you do not want to hear this but do it right and be done with it. I would also go back to pure R...
by Dougflas
Tue Jan 29, 2019 9:49 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: 1970 Lemans with Fuel Injection
Replies: 1
Views: 2887

Re: 1970 Lemans with Fuel Injection

I am guessing you will be using R134A so you will need to address using a larger more efficient condenser.
by Dougflas
Mon Jan 21, 2019 5:17 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Changing a Desiccant bag
Replies: 2
Views: 2903

Re: Changing a Desiccant bag

VIR assemblies have a desicant kit. AS asked, what vehicle?
by Dougflas
Mon Jan 21, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: R4 ac compressor shaft seal for 1980 Corvette
Replies: 4
Views: 3037

Re: R4 ac compressor shaft seal for 1980 Corvette

shouldn't be hard to find. I probably have one. I'm sure ACkits can get one.
by Dougflas
Sat Nov 03, 2018 4:14 am
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Interior vibrations on new system build
Replies: 2
Views: 5572

Re: Interior vibrations on new system build

You did not state what your idle RPM is set to.
by Dougflas
Thu Oct 18, 2018 1:35 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Resurrecting 1970 GM AC with POA
Replies: 26
Views: 33970

Re: Resurrecting 1970 GM AC with POA

There is currently moisture in the system. Pulling a vacuum will boil it off. Put some refrigerant in the system at this point. you want the system to be pressurized.

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