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Today, 11:57 AM
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Posted By saltwaters

Wow! I really appreciate your insight. I'll find...

Wow! I really appreciate your insight. I'll find some of that 4 seasons flush solution and run it through the evaporator and condenser. I don't have one of those low pressure switches on my system....
Forum: Dockside Chat
Yesterday, 08:20 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,767
Posted By saltwaters

I don't think I'd believe it even if someone...

I don't think I'd believe it even if someone claimed to have done it. 8 hour run time battery bank? Impossible unless the speed is 1 or 2 knots and then be able to recharge all those batteries from...
Forum: Dockside Chat
Yesterday, 05:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 366
Posted By saltwaters

Fraser volpe is the best, in my opinion but...

Fraser volpe is the best, in my opinion but expensive
Yesterday, 04:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 906
Posted By saltwaters

I didn't consider finding a home AC guy who could...

I didn't consider finding a home AC guy who could use nitrogen to blow out the evaporator and condenser. I think I'll make some phone calls. That's a good suggestion.

I've look at diagrams of the...
Yesterday, 10:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 906
Posted By saltwaters

The company I bought the parts from is Original...

The company I bought the parts from is Original Air Group, Classic Auto Air in Fl. I'm using OEM style parts. The evaporator is original from 65. all other parts are new. I would have bought a new...
Yesterday, 10:18 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 906
Posted By saltwaters

I originally bought the parts that came off a 65...

I originally bought the parts that came off a 65 Comet. I got everything except the line with sight glass and the condenser. Since I was converting from R12 to R134, sent them the lines I had and...
Yesterday, 10:05 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 906
Posted By saltwaters

Sadly, Ca

Sadly, Ca
10-22-2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 906
Posted By saltwaters

They don't want the engine running. Want gas only...

They don't want the engine running. Want gas only even if it takes a few hours (they're not paying the bill ha ha ha)

The condenser is in front of the radiator. The radiator is a 2 core aluminum....
10-22-2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 202
Posted By saltwaters

Can't help you with your direct questions but the...

Can't help you with your direct questions but the last time I installed a new aluminum fuel tank, I had the lower 8 inches coated with bedliner material.
10-22-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 897
Posted By saltwaters

There are two Cummins 250 hp engines. One is the...

There are two Cummins 250 hp engines. One is the 4BT250. The other is the 6BT250. One has 4 cylinders and should be avoided (vibrates at idle like crazy and had enough other problems that Cummins...
10-22-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 906
Posted By saltwaters

The instructions indicate to not charge the...

The instructions indicate to not charge the system with the engine running. They don't want liquid to enter the system, gas only
10-21-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 906
Posted By saltwaters

I bought all of the parts from the same company,...

I bought all of the parts from the same company, specifically for the 65 mercury cyclone. In this case, I have no idea if this is the same part for a 65 mustang or 65 falcon. I do know the fittings...
10-21-2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 926
Posted By saltwaters

Very true but it's much more important for a boat...

Very true but it's much more important for a boat with a wood hull and a buyer who doesn't know the potential problems with wood boats.
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-20-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,206
Posted By saltwaters

It's so our wives will throw out perfectly good...

It's so our wives will throw out perfectly good stuff and buy more to replace it.
10-20-2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 926
Posted By saltwaters

Not sure what the asking price is but if it's a...

Not sure what the asking price is but if it's a wood hull, you should pay a surveyor to inspect if very carefully.
10-20-2020, 08:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 906
Posted By saltwaters

The york compressor does have a reservoir. It...

The york compressor does have a reservoir. It takes 11 ounces of oil. The lines I got (and then had duplicated for R134) didn't have a sight glass. They mention not to look at the sight glass if it...
10-20-2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 906
Posted By saltwaters

The fan has a separate switch and isn't...

The fan has a separate switch and isn't controlled by the pressure of the system. This is old 1965 technology converted to R134. They have an A/C machine they hook up to the car. Probably has a 30...
10-20-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 906
Posted By saltwaters

I bought all of the parts from one vendor. The...

I bought all of the parts from one vendor. The part itself doesn't indicate if it's for R12 or R134A.
10-20-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 906
Posted By saltwaters

I'm not sure. That is what is on the tech notes....

I'm not sure. That is what is on the tech notes. Do you think the compressor is hosed? It seems like I need to replace the drier anyway, which means the system needs to be evacuated so I can remove...
10-20-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 906
Posted By saltwaters

I think I agree.

I think I agree.
10-20-2020, 02:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 906
Posted By saltwaters

I have a Harbor Freight vacuum pump and gauges...

I have a Harbor Freight vacuum pump and gauges (I'm not sure if this qualifies as a 'good' setup) but I don't have a container to capture the freon and I'm not experienced in charging a system, which...
10-20-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 906
Posted By saltwaters

I believe the chart they used is for R134. That's...

I believe the chart they used is for R134. That's what goes in this system. I bought all the parts from Classic Auto Air, a division of Original Air Group in FL. There isn't a condenser fan, there is...
10-20-2020, 02:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 906
Posted By saltwaters

Sorry, I haven't been able to get back to this...

Sorry, I haven't been able to get back to this thread. Can you explain why I need to put a new drier and expansion valve on the system? (I've read about replacing new driers on but not expansion...
10-20-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 968
Posted By saltwaters

I know you asked either/or but I want both. If...

I know you asked either/or but I want both. If the radar is on, I'm driving the boat below it. If I'm searching for debris, birds, signs of life...I want to be as high as possible and the radar is...
10-20-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,931
Posted By saltwaters

Try creating a new account and see what message...

Try creating a new account and see what message the web site returns or try to contact the site owner. There has to be reason.
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