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by cadillac matt
Tue Jul 14, 2020 3:03 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: 1961 cadillac conversion
Replies: 64
Views: 18129

Re: 1961 cadillac conversion

i'm using the 20-132 bracket set for the sanden comp. i can get just the comp. bracket for the r4 if needed. i'm leary of using a r4 comp. they have a bad rep.
by cadillac matt
Tue Jul 07, 2020 7:12 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: 1961 cadillac conversion
Replies: 64
Views: 18129

Re: 1961 cadillac conversion

wow. thanks guys. that's a lot of info to digest. so let me get this straight. i want a v7 comp. i need to bypass the cycling switch. the air ducts are at 100% recirc already and the car has a factory heater core shutoff. the a/c air doesn't go through or from the heater core anyways. as far as the ...
by cadillac matt
Mon Jul 06, 2020 5:56 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: 1961 cadillac conversion
Replies: 64
Views: 18129

Re: 1961 cadillac conversion

5h11, but yeah i'm seeing that.
by cadillac matt
Mon Jul 06, 2020 4:00 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: 1961 cadillac conversion
Replies: 64
Views: 18129

Re: 1961 cadillac conversion

as far as the hoses. i have a gm style accumulator attached directly to the evap. that has a #12 outlet with a 90* reducer fitting to a #10 hose. about 2 1/2' of hose to a #10 90* fitting at the comp. the evap has a orifice tube built in at the inlet. is a txv possible? do i have to throw everything...
by cadillac matt
Mon Jul 06, 2020 3:55 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: 1961 cadillac conversion
Replies: 64
Views: 18129

Re: 1961 cadillac conversion

thanks for the info. what would be the advantage of the variable displacement? what mods would be neaded to use the v7?
by cadillac matt
Sun Jul 05, 2020 1:02 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: 1961 cadillac conversion
Replies: 64
Views: 18129

Re: 1961 cadillac conversion

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had to use the holley setup to clear everything and to ad a/c.
by cadillac matt
Sat Jul 04, 2020 7:55 am
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: 1961 cadillac conversion
Replies: 64
Views: 18129

Re: 1961 cadillac conversion

you really think the comp. is too small?
wouldn't the psi's be way too low?
i have to stay with a sanden.
what would you suggest?
by cadillac matt
Fri Jul 03, 2020 5:35 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: 1961 cadillac conversion
Replies: 64
Views: 18129

Re: 1961 cadillac conversion

the only time the high side gets higher is if i turn the cooling fan off. then it will cycle the high psi fan switch between 250 and 200 ish.
by cadillac matt
Fri Jul 03, 2020 5:33 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: 1961 cadillac conversion
Replies: 64
Views: 18129

Re: 1961 cadillac conversion

ambient temp has ranged from 80 to 90. always the same. at most, 20* drop. tried more ref, as much as 60 ozs. tried less. no luck.
by cadillac matt
Fri Jul 03, 2020 1:30 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: 1961 cadillac conversion
Replies: 64
Views: 18129

1961 cadillac conversion

i am building a 61 caddy coupe deville. car has an ls swap with a sanden sd5h11 compressor. i had a evap core made by old air products to replace the original and accept a orifice tube and a accumulator w/cycling switch. i installed a 16 x 24 parallel flow condensor. all the ducts and air doors are ...

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