R-12 conversion to R134 ... BTDT? Any regrets? Recommendations?

David Conner conner@cfm.ohio-state.edu
Thu, 10 May 2001 08:28:39 -0400


>From: cobram@juno.com
>To: conner@cfm.Ohio-State.edu
>Date: Wed, 9 May 2001 19:33:22 -0300
>Subject: Re: R-12 conversion to R134 ... BTDT?  Any regrets? Recommendations?
>
>I don't know if it's still in production, but I inquired about the price
(in Brazil)
>of a 15kg tank of R12, the stores here have as many as you can carry at
R$100 a tank, or U$47.00 for a 30lb'er.  They must still be producing,
>because I saw brand new refrigerators for sale, production date of April
>2001, still using R12.
>
>BCNU,
>Cobram@Juno.Com
>http://www.geocities.com/MotorCity/Flats/1469/
>
>On Tue, 08 May 2001 22:21:23 -0400 David Conner
><conner@cfm.Ohio-State.edu> writes:
>>  refilled with R134 for U$40, the guy even commented
>> >that it was more expensive because the van uses the "ecological" 
>> gas.  
>> >
>> 
>> Is R-12 still sold in Brazil?
>> Price?
>> 
>> I'm not sure about Larry Leung's statement that production of R12 is 
>> banned
>> worldwide.  I think I read that that ban doesn't take effect for a 
>> few more
>> years (2010?).
>> Dave C.