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Username Post: Air Conditioner recharge        (Topic#348596)
Buddy Mewbourne 
Posts: 162

Age: 81
Loc: Talladega, Alabama
Reg: 03-04-04
12-07-17 05:08 PM - Post#2717224    

I have an after market air conditioner set up in my 39. I need to recharge the system. The quick connect hose that I have won't fit the low pressure outlet on the compressor. Do they make different quick connect fittings? Never run to this problem before.

Second Bridge Garage

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Posts: 1200

Loc: Lake George, NY
Reg: 11-11-15
12-07-17 06:45 PM - Post#2717229    
    In response to Buddy Mewbourne

Maybe it is the high side fitting? Which won't fit the low side. or you are using old style r12 fittings?

Buddy Mewbourne 
Posts: 162

Age: 81
Loc: Talladega, Alabama
Reg: 03-04-04
12-08-17 02:55 AM - Post#2717269    
    In response to Shepherd

Thanks Shepard. I'll try that. Don't know if I'm trying to use an old R-12 fitting. I'll check.

Second Bridge Garage

Ray P W 
Posts: 350

Reg: 09-30-15
12-08-17 10:00 PM - Post#2717371    
    In response to Buddy Mewbourne


I have an R12 gauge set that I also use on our R134 cars. All it took to be able to do that was an inexpensive adapter set from O'Reilly Auto Parts.

Ray W

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