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Re: AC Condensor repaired
On Thu, 25 Jul 1996, Bob D'Amato wrote:
> Well, After a long and grueling search for an AC condensor for my
> sister's 90Q, I determined that used ones cant be found, and new ones are
> waaaay too expensive (Cheapest I found was $374).
> I got the old one repaired. I would have done it myself, by my stick
> welder only goes down to 5 amps, and I feared it was still too much for
> the thin aluminum, and it would burn through. I brought it to a local
> radiator shop who was absolutely terrific. (Perraults, Meriden, CT) They
> did it in 1/2 a day, and the work was beautiful, best of all, it only
> costs $30. Sure beats a new one!!!
> -Tip of the day... Do NOT itch your eye while airborn...it makes for a
> painful landing!!! OUCH!
> as they say... " The difference between genius and stupidity, is that
> genius has its limits"
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I got a condensor from a company in California, but I can't remember the
name. It works on GM cars also. It only costs $150 new. Now that the
A/C works it seems to work all the time. The compressor gets so cold that
even when the A/C is off the compressor pulley freezes and the belt
squeals like there is a raptor (one of those flying dinosaur things) under
the hood. I had someone look at it and they thought the shims were off on
the clutch. Should I just change the entire clutch? I saw a special at
Blaufergnugen for $150.
Too Much Heat Right Now In Seattle--