Exact Replacement A/C Components Now Becoming Available for Our C bodies

Heating, Cooling & AC

  1. furious70

    furious70 Active Member

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    For sure. 2 years ago I threw away a 72 NYer heater box that had good heater core and evap. SO STUPID!!!
     
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    Ripinator Senior Member

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    Aaarrrggh!
     
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    Jim Kolenovsky New Member

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    I'm glad to find this post as I am going to need all these parts for CB Savage. I wonder if they do ac hoses as well? The person that took the original engine out of the car cut the the ac hoses. I have bought parts made in China and have been pleased.
    Off the subject of C bodies for a minute The only one making rear sump oil pans for the longest time was china along with the pickup tube (discontinued now), but was carried through 440 Source . The second 440 I have is from a 1979 Winne and is going into a 1992 Dodge D 150 club cab. I was too late to buy one of these pans from 440 source, but was able to find a rear sump oil pan kit on e-bay from Chrysler. So there are parts that are of quality from china.

    By the way I have a Chrysler 300 as the parts donor for 69 CB Savage. Will be saving as many parts as possible. Learned to pack rat from my Father-in-law.
     
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  4. furious70

    furious70 Active Member

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    unless you're looking for exact OEM, there are many sources for hose/fitting kits that you can route the hoses however you want and then have the fittings crimped locally at a hydraulic place.
     
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  5. live4theking

    live4theking Old Man with a Hat

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    When I redid mine and changed from and RV-2 to a Sanden I went to a local semi truck shop. They crimped them for next to nothing.

    Converting from RV-2 to Sanden
     
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    LocuMob Fluid Technician with a hat FCBO Gold Member

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    Exactly. I know of a place in the suburbs of Minneapolis that can make hoses for cheap, they made one for my LHS when a tech cut one of the lines. There may even be a place closer to me, but I haven't had the need so I never checked. Hoses are simple,
     
  7. Jim Kolenovsky

    Jim Kolenovsky New Member

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    Thanks guys! I think I need someone a little closer to Las Cruces New Mexico. The hoses on the 300 are intact but I'm unsure of 50 year old hoses. To change over to R 134 I know that there are o-ring changes. I'll start tearing down savage this spring. At this point just trying to find sources and parts.
     
  8. live4theking

    live4theking Old Man with a Hat

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    Well, I got some good and some bad news this afternoon when I picked up my heater core and evaporator. The heater core is junk which I suspected. The evaporator core tested good, so thumbs up there. Now once the weather breaks I'll be pulling the box from the New Yorker to swap the evaporators out.
     
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    This is the stuff you need for DIY hoses. Click click and it's done.

    E-Z Clip System for A/C Refrigerant Hoses

    Kevin
     
  10. saforwardlook

    saforwardlook Old Man with a Hat FCBO Gold Member

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    While I am sure Eaton has a good sealing system, for me, it would never look original enough to pass my efforts to keep things looking as they were when built.