[V8] A/C components

S Dewitt sdewitt at stx.rr.com
Sat Sep 11 11:27:54 EDT 2004

A compressor from a 5000 can be used provided it is a nippon unit however
some modification must be made to the compressor case to fit on a V8.

Scott DeWitt
Advanced Automotion
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Dave Head" <v8q at bellsouth.net>
To: "David Lancaster" <davel at netsteward.co.uk>
Cc: "Audi V8 Mailing List" <v8 at audifans.com>
Sent: Saturday, September 11, 2004 9:51 AM
Subject: Re: [V8] A/C components

> The Nippondenso 10P17C compressor was used on most if not all Audis from
> 87 to 91. Rebuild kits are readily available. You might consider a used
> one from a breaker to install or have rebuilt in advance. I would
> suggest you try to find an AC shop that is willing to rebuild for you.
> The condensor is readily available aftermarket - even with shipping from
> the US you'll save money over the dealer. I had one rebuilt several
> years back for my 87 tq for $175.00.
> David Lancaster wrote:
> >My venerable V8Q needs a replacement air conditioning compressor and
condenser. Before I get the horror story from my local Audi agent, does any
list member know of alternative supply options. Some part numbers would be
really useful too.
> >
> >I have heard that some parts are common to GM models and come much
cheaper that way.
> >
> >Many thanks in anticipation.
> >
> >
> >
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