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RE: Attack of the giant woodpeckers...compressor swap with '87?
>From the middle of 86 and up should be a Denzo not a Delco,
From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] On
Behalf Of Steve Burke
Sent: Wednesday, July 21, 1999 9:40 PM
To: Fred Munro
Cc: Kurt Wesseling; 'quattro'
Subject: Re: Attack of the giant woodpeckers...compressor swap with '87?
> The '89 probably uses a NipponDenso compressor. The '87 probably uses
> Delco compressor. You would have to change over the compressor mounts and
> the suction and high pressure lines as well. A rebuilt or new Delco is
> the price of a Denso (here in Canada anyway) and cannot be converted to
> R-134a. The Denso compressor is lighter than the Delco and can be
> to work with R-134a.
It looks like two different compressors were used during 87. I know mine
uses the later
style Denso unit. From the illustrations, the Delco has the in/outputs on
the rear, while
the Denso has them on the side.
86 5ks- bad compressor