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Old 07-09-2010, 09:12 PM   #1
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a/c retrofit or replace?



my ac is gone, no belt, po said need new compressor. havent checked it but i know its r 12 and its a pricey fix, assuming i can even find an r12 compressor. that said a few ppl have told me that they think the compressors are the same so i was thinking about swapping in an r134a compressor and going that route.after talking to parts at bmw, i was told to grab a retrofit kit to do so, then was going to grab a compressor off one of the vendors here.
anyone done this? any input? any thign to watchout for or just in general can anybody tell me anything about this, i cant seem to find much info online
thanks!
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Old 07-12-2010, 12:50 AM   #2
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Wrong section brah.

Try e36
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Old 07-12-2010, 12:53 AM   #3
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in on this , i need ac too
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Old 07-13-2010, 10:39 PM   #4
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i have R12 too, i heard that it was a must to convert to the new system, as in dealer supposed to do it at their cost no matter how old the car is.
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