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by tbirdtbird
Tue Apr 13, 2021 7:36 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: 06 Jag schrader valve replacement
Replies: 20
Views: 876

Re: 06 Jag schrader valve replacement

It is possible that the only way you are gonna get a cap that fits is to get an assortment. Tim from ACKits.com has them under SERVICE PORT CAPS ASSORTMENT. There are many sizes such as 13mm & 13.5mm & 14mm & 16mm &17 & 17.5mm We have used our kit a lot to replace various missing...
by tbirdtbird
Thu Dec 10, 2020 6:05 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Cooling issues over time
Replies: 14
Views: 2461

Re: Cooling issues over time

Agree.
by tbirdtbird
Sun Nov 29, 2020 6:13 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Whatever happened to that ultra-cold Ford truck?
Replies: 5
Views: 1061

Re: Whatever happened to that ultra-cold Ford truck?

If the evap is 30 degrees below zero then the vent temp will be 30 degrees below zero, which will freeze the evap into a solid block of ice.
dealers and specs have been wrong before. :mrgreen:
You are welcome to swing by and check my Model A Ford out next summer The aluminum evap helps, too
by tbirdtbird
Sat Nov 28, 2020 4:06 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Whatever happened to that ultra-cold Ford truck?
Replies: 5
Views: 1061

Re: Whatever happened to that ultra-cold Ford truck?

Our 1931 Model A Ford with 134 does just that. 134 can work better than ppl think. Selection of the largest parallel condenser you can fit along with sufficient air movement such as adding an electric fan or better yet installing a shroud on the mechanical fan. If you install a fan recall that long ...
by tbirdtbird
Mon Nov 09, 2020 6:34 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Expansion valve
Replies: 10
Views: 2509

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: 7780

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: 23803

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: 2890

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: 23803

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: 5075

Re: Evaporator Switch-Themoswitch Question

please post your pressures at 1500 rpm

On a MACS forum always post pressures