Re: [DML] Re: recharging my R-12 system with R-416A (another update on #
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Re: [DML] Re: recharging my R-12 system with R-416A (another update on #2613)



Thanks, David. I guess since I have a can of FR-12 I might as well give 
this a shot. Even though I don't have a gauge to see how much charge 
there is, I guess I can have my girlfriend sit in the car with a 
thermometer in the vent to yell at me when it starts cooling again. LOL

Now where did I put those safety goggles......? ;-)

Farrar

David Teitelbaum wrote:
> 
> 
> First of all IMHO it is NOT the "best" way to go converting to -134.
> As long as R-12 or it's drop-in replacements are available it is still
> better to stay with the origional system. If you are dead-set to
> converting, then unless you know what you are doing and have the
> proper equipment to do it, you should take the car to a shop that has
> experience at, and knows how to do it. A proper conversion involves
> removing all of the origional refrigerent, oil, seals, dryer, service
> valves, and labels. Testing for leaks, pulling a hard vacuum for an
> extended period of time, and a through operational test. Even with all
> of that you WILL lose between 10%-20% of your cooling capacity. Most
> of the time you will not notice it but when it is REALLY hot you will.
> David Teitelbaum
> vin 10757

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