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Forum: S-Series Tech 07-08-2022, 03:00 PM
Replies: 48
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Posted By fdryer
Re: AC Compressor Used vs. Reman or New

If the kink didn't reduce the inside diameter to less than half, liquid refrigerant flow may not be affected. Between compressor discharge port, condenser coil, drier and txv, refrigerant is...
Forum: S-Series Tech 07-08-2022, 10:07 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,199
Posted By fdryer
Re: AC Compressor Used vs. Reman or New

Options to consider.

Take yours to Oreilly and compare threads and buy the matching one or if ordering online, ask if a part doesn't fit can it be returned (minus a restocking fee?).

Bring...
Forum: S-Series Tech 06-22-2022, 04:38 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,199
Posted By fdryer
Re: AC Compressor Used vs. Reman or New

C52, are you sure that hose line between drier and txv isn't available anywhere? If you have GMs part number, this helps narrow searches against incorrect parts. And there's at least one solution...
Forum: S-Series Tech 06-22-2022, 12:53 PM
Replies: 48
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Posted By fdryer
Re: AC Compressor Used vs. Reman or New

You may be the only one having difficulty with the ac manifold and hose set. Under normal circumstances, a can tap screws onto a12 oz can of r134a with its valve opened. Once this can tap is...
Forum: S-Series Tech 06-21-2022, 10:37 PM
Replies: 48
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Posted By fdryer
Re: AC Compressor Used vs. Reman or New

Unless you can take snapshots of all the equipment you're using with close ups of your issues, I can only guess a number of scenarios to explain your predicament.

Zero schrader valves on hoses and...
Forum: S-Series Tech 06-21-2022, 09:15 PM
Replies: 48
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Posted By fdryer
Re: AC Compressor Used vs. Reman or New

Below are hose ends. The hose end with a brass insert is a valve depressor and connected to female fittings with schrader valves. When connecting a 'male' hose end to a female fitting having a...
Forum: S-Series Tech 06-21-2022, 10:16 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,199
Posted By fdryer
Re: AC Compressor Used vs. Reman or New

Simply put, liability. America is flush with tort liability suits beginning with asbestos. Most people old enough know when movie actor Steve McQueen came down with mesothelioma, inhaling asbestos...
Forum: S-Series Tech 06-20-2022, 06:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,199
Posted By fdryer
Re: AC Compressor Used vs. Reman or New

Just a guess on my part as I think minimum ICE 32 was added to prevent dry moving parts sitting on shelves for however long, prevents metal to metal contact. The suggestion to add oil, to me, implies...
Forum: S-Series Tech 06-15-2022, 02:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,199
Posted By fdryer
Re: AC Compressor Used vs. Reman or New

Here's a recent thread about S-series compressors and rear port issues; http://www.saturnfans.com/forums/showthread.php?t=270410. You'll have to examine the images and read the issues for solutions.
Forum: S-Series Tech 06-15-2022, 01:55 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,199
Posted By fdryer
Re: AC Compressor Used vs. Reman or New

My brain is drained after a 2.5hr talk on the phone with a relative. Normal talk - "I demand drug money and extra for an uber to get to your house". No yelling or screaming. Financing training to...
Forum: S-Series Tech 06-14-2022, 09:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,199
Posted By fdryer
Re: AC Compressor Used vs. Reman or New

That's a tough question, a system using 100 pag oil and replacement requiring 150 pag oil. Ask ackits.com, a professional site that should be able to answer this. My guess, and only a guess, is 100...
Forum: S-Series Tech 06-14-2022, 07:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,199
Posted By fdryer
Re: AC Compressor Used vs. Reman or New

Until GM and other vehicle manufacturers decided to add dye to factory ac systems, I doubt anyone (professional or diyer) are able to find leaks quickly. R12 systems never had dye in most vehicles...
Forum: S-Series Tech 06-08-2022, 10:10 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,199
Posted By fdryer
Re: AC Compressor Used vs. Reman or New

All great snapshots. Unfortunately, everyday dust from outdoors doesn't glow under a uv blacklight although scorpions do. Live in the desert region where scorpions thrive for a look at 'em at night?...
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