<VV> ac car questions

Dave Keillor dkeillor at tconcepts.com
Sun Oct 11 09:22:06 EDT 2015

The solenoid is essential for a proper idle with the AC operating.  I
usually just adjusted mine for an "adequate" idle with the AC operating.
The solenoids are as rare as hen's teeth.

Dave Keillor

On Sat, Oct 10, 2015 at 1:47 PM, Grant Young via VirtualVairs <
virtualvairs at corvair.org> wrote:

> I am doing some carb work on a 1965 a/c car (hard to start and keep
> running), but don't have much experience with such. I am replacing the
> carbs and looking for a gas leak somewhere under the front. The condenser
> is the 1966 style, up on the firewall, so I am wondering if there was a '65
> mid-year change? Everything else indicates it is not an add-on.
> The owner has trouble with it stalling at lights, and has to turn off the
> a/c as a result. I notice that there is no idle speed solenoid or lever on
> the cross shaft. I also can not find how it is adjusted in the shop manuals
> as there are only drawings of the solenoid. I assume it is adjusted by
> turning the activating rod in or out when activated??? The instructions
> only say to adjust the idle to 550.
> And finally, does anyone have an operating solenoid for sale? (I have a
> correct cross shaft somewhere...)
> Thanks,
> Grant
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