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post #1 of 6 Old 05-28-2012, 11:39 AM Thread Starter
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AC time

Hey guys I've known from experience with my first OBS truck that we've got killer AC but the last and my current truck has not had it at all due to A bad compressor on the last one and this truck from what I've been told from the last owner there's a hole in the condenser sooooo..... I'm thinking about what I'm going to need to get it back right to the way it should be and thinking from what I've heard is i need a new receiver/dryer, condenser, compressor and a recharge of freon. Anything else I need possibly? Anyone dealt with the entire HVAC system at one time? Thanks in advance.

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While you are at it, do the Ranger shut off valve mod to your heater hoses. It will stop the hot antifreeze from flowing through the heater core when the MAX A/C position is selected.


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Yeah I've bought one of those one time but never installed it

1997 F250 7.3 powerstroke SCLB HD XLT
340,000 Mi.
Blown Tranny Mod
D60 Swap
4:10's
DIY E-FUEL
PHP 6 pos.
S&B CAI w/Prefilter
EBPV Delete
3" DP
Kitty Delete
Cat Back 5"
Aeroturbine 5050XL Muffler
6" Vented Tip
S.S. HPX
17"X10" Pacers
4" Rough Country Susp. Lift
KW 17 LED CabLights
35"X12" BFG KM2's
Tint 20%
Magnum CB 104" Whip
Quad A-PillarPod
GlowShift Digital Gauges

Future mods: ??? 1.5 Sticks T500

1996 ECLB XLT SOLD
1997 ECLB HD SOLD


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It is worth it.

Also check the white vacuum line under the hood by the HVAC box. They are known to rot and cause vacuum leaks. If that line leaks, the MAX A/C position will not draw air from inside the cab. That white line closes off the outside air vent.

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Yeah I've seen that before.

1997 F250 7.3 powerstroke SCLB HD XLT
340,000 Mi.
Blown Tranny Mod
D60 Swap
4:10's
DIY E-FUEL
PHP 6 pos.
S&B CAI w/Prefilter
EBPV Delete
3" DP
Kitty Delete
Cat Back 5"
Aeroturbine 5050XL Muffler
6" Vented Tip
S.S. HPX
17"X10" Pacers
4" Rough Country Susp. Lift
KW 17 LED CabLights
35"X12" BFG KM2's
Tint 20%
Magnum CB 104" Whip
Quad A-PillarPod
GlowShift Digital Gauges

Future mods: ??? 1.5 Sticks T500

1996 ECLB XLT SOLD
1997 ECLB HD SOLD


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compressor, dryer, orface tube(white), flush, pag oil,



look for any kind of black particales in the lines. if so then replaace them and flush or replace the evaporator. really good.

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