[DML] Re: AC compressor rework
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[DML] Re: AC compressor rework

Hi Tom,

You also may consider doing what I did when having a defective A/C 
There are companies that rebuild old compressors totally.
This way you do not have to waiste time on modifying a different 
Rebuilding usually cost less than half the price of a new one.

For my other car I went to a junk yard and bought a compressor of the 
right type and had that rebuild and installed. A plus is that I now 
have a spare that can be rebuilt when the one currently in use is 
going to be bad.


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Tom Tait" <TTait@...> wrote:
> I'm about to crack open my AC system and replace a number of 
> The compressor is ok right now, but... I think I may be able to get 
> very good deal on a Sanden 510 compressor, brand new.  The problems 
> that it has the wrong back on it and the wrong pulley (currently
> serpentine).
> I know I can purchase a GM back reasonably, or move my old one 
over.  Is
> this a terribly difficult thing to get right? Do I reuse the new 
> or replace them?
> How about replacing the pulley?  Can I swap just the pulley and keep
> using the new clutch?  Do I need special tools, etc?
> Advice appreciated.
> Tom
> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]

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