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    Hi, sorry I've been missing in action. I ended up...

    Hi, sorry I've been missing in action. I ended up not being able to do this at home and had to find an AC plug I could use. I had trouble with the gauge set I bought. It being an R134a set I didn't...
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    Thanks madhat. I do use a lot of dealer, Ford...

    Thanks madhat. I do use a lot of dealer, Ford parts for my car. I bought an after market compressor tho, no excuse really, just that I don't always buy Ford parts for my car. The compressor I have...
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    Thanks . I'll put in liquid on the high side. If...

    Thanks . I'll put in liquid on the high side. If I can't get it all in I'll put more gas in the low side after starting system. Will put in only the amount on sticker under the hood. Have a scale....
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    The classic sting, rip-off, involves somebody who...

    The classic sting, rip-off, involves somebody who gives you a check, it'll be a cashiers check, for more money than you are selling the bike for. You are supposed to give the extra to the guy that...
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    Thanks. I think I knew the variable orifice tube...

    Thanks. I think I knew the variable orifice tube was not a good idea even before I bought it. Nobody seems to like it. I will take it out. I'll be able to vacuum for a couple of hours but don't want...
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    I don't know what you mean, Zero. I think it's...

    I don't know what you mean, Zero. I think it's some kind of one of those "Blue" jokes? It was also some brand name of soapy water I ordered when I was getting some other stuff some where. I got it to...
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    Another long message lost because I don't use the...

    Another long message lost because I don't use the system right or I think I'm signed in when I'm not.

    I've owned the car 6 years, I think. It was a wreck when I got it but I didn't know that. Have...
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    I don't have a leak detector right now. I used to...

    I don't have a leak detector right now. I used to have one of those that burned propane years ago. My boss, Bobby, got pretty good at using it. I think he still has it because I left it behind when I...
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    I have used soapy water for years chasing leaks...

    I have used soapy water for years chasing leaks in the old restaurant I worked at years ago. I bought a bottle of some kind of soapy water, I think it's called Big Blue, just to get a squirt bottle...
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    OK. That helps a bit about the liquid mystery....

    OK. That helps a bit about the liquid mystery. I'll be able to handle liquid I think.

    I am replacing the condenser, new. The compressor, new. The accumulator/dryer, new. The hoses were flushed...
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    I looked closely at the evap when I did the...

    I looked closely at the evap when I did the heater core. It was not doable with out extra disco. So it didn't get done at that time. I realize some of the work is the same. But not all.

    I...
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    And I had another long reply to other stuff...

    And I had another long reply to other stuff mentioned earlier but some how it got lost.

    I replaced and oiled all the O-rings. No springs, they all went in smoothly tho.

    I'll put the stock...
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    OK, on the nitrogen. Maybe I can rent a tank....

    OK, on the nitrogen. Maybe I can rent a tank. What king of fitting/adapter do I need? The gauge set I have is R134a, I think it has 1/2" fittings. I put nitrogen in with the compressor NOt running?...
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    That's a standard reply from the bean counters....

    That's a standard reply from the bean counters. They may be right but I have 425,000 on my 16 year old Ford. I put 40-50K on her every year. Engine is about 246K. Trans is about 60K. I'm having a bit...
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    Not an option. I've got Ford in my blood.

    Not an option. I've got Ford in my blood.
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    Got that. Change oil, again. I'm prone to...

    Got that. Change oil, again. I'm prone to disremember. I guess the nitrogen is great and maybe not too expensive but I have a lot of stuff now. I'm thinking next year I would like a nice vacuum...
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    Actually it's a little strange that I have only...

    Actually it's a little strange that I have only once owned an old cop car. That was my 1972 Ford LTD II with a 351 Cleveland. Drove it in the mid 80's. See I've been a cab driver for 26 years. I've...
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    Tired of Fixing this Ford AC

    I have fixed the AC in my 1995 Ford Crown Victoria 4 times in the last 3 years. I replaced the compressor with a rebuild last year to have it stop functioning in 1 week. Did again with the condenser...
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    Old Guy New Here

    I feel I should say I'm a DIY guy. A real amateur. Although I used to do some commercial 25 years ago, before licensing. I'll try to find the correct forum to post my questions. I just have a few. I...
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