<VV> AC Answers
aeroned at aol.com
Thu Jul 25 15:15:48 EDT 2013
It is for sale, it is for sale, it is for sale....
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On Jul 25, 2013, at 1:05 PM, hallgrenn at aol.com wrote:
> The Corvair AC had a reputation for being nice and cold with our local Chevy mechanics back in the day--probably because the passenger compartment wasn't heated by the engine/transmission/exhaust as were the front engined cars of that period. Maybe you shouldn't sell it..........................
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> From: aeroned <aeroned at aol.com>
> To: virtualvairs <virtualvairs at corvair.org>
> Sent: Thu, Jul 25, 2013 1:52 pm
> Subject: <VV> AC Answers
> Well, the AC has been serviced and is nice and cold now...
> The system held vacuum for "about 30 minutes" and had plenty of oil. They pulled
> about 1 and a half pounds of freon out. They added 3 and a half cans of the R12
> I provided.
> One "interesting" note, the tech said he had to rewire the ground on the
> compressor because "someone wired it through the mercury switch for the light
> and it wouldn't work with the engine lid open." They even charged me $37.50 for
> that service. I told him that the "someone that wired that way" was GM and why
> it was wired that way and the mercury switch wasn't for the light. He un-rewired
> it and uncharged me for that. I still have 5 cans of freon for the future.
> The AC is so cold, that I had to turn the fan down and even turned the temp up a
> little on the 30 minute ride home (it was only in the mid 80's). Really looking
> forward to driving this beauty around in total coolness. I just need to keep
> reminding myself that it's still For Sale...
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