[DML] Bob's AC problems.
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[DML] Bob's AC problems.



We have discussed your AC issues a number of times
Bob.  

Have you checked the things that have been mentioned? 
Most importantly, the HIGH and LOW pressure readings
(simultaneously).

Your belt probably broke because the compressor is
working too hard..  The same reason the car runs hot
with the AC on.  The higher the pressure, the more
heat there is on the "high" side.

Keep in mind, the cooling effect comes from the LOW
side of the system.  The suction of freon IN TO the
compressor.  So, if you have some sort of restriction
causing a high pressure condition, the car may still
get cold.  That does not mean the system is operating
correctly.

I'd guess if you had a high-pressure cutoff switch,
the car would not get so cold.

--- Videobob Moseley <videobob@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I would be interested to know more about these Toby.
> As many of you know, I have John Hervey's fans
> installed.
> I would like to hear from John what the CFM of his
> fans are, both 
> unrestricted and mounted,
> and compare those numbers with his, yours and stock.
> 
> I have had some real issue keeping my car cool, and
> I know that the air 
> conditioner is the cause because when my A/C belt
> broke the other day and I 
> was forced to drive home without A/C
> I noticed the engine temp was running much cooler,
> almost half as cool.
> One of the modifications I would like to do when I
> finish my time machine 
> replica
> is that I want to mount two small horizontal fans at
> the base of the rear 
> vents to blow
> engine heat out the back to keep the engine heat
> down and to protect the 
> props mounted
> on the decklid from excessive heat.
> Has anyone ever thought of venting heat with small
> fans from the decklid 
> this way?
> - Videobob
>


		
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