Red Dot A/c Question

Gunnlogi

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We've installed four of them on our trucks. These all went on slantbacks and they are all "drop-in" and bolt-on kits. Real easy installation but holes will have to be drilled on the rear hatch. I believe one of ours came with brackets for both slantback and soft-top.

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So I'm temporarily removing my Red Dot AC. Because it's only a temporary plan, I'm not going to remove the compressor. I've been trying to find out what size caps I need to get so that I can cap the compressor until such time as I put the AC back in. Do you happen to know what sizes? I've figured out that it's not a standard R134 size...
 

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If you contaminate that compressor to save 20 minutes work you will hate yourself.

IMHO, you should pull the compressor and buy whatever temporary belts you need to make up the difference. (I'm assuming you're running serpentine.)
 

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If you contaminate that compressor to save 20 minutes work you will hate yourself.

IMHO, you should pull the compressor and buy whatever temporary belts you need to make up the difference. (I'm assuming you're running serpentine.)
Unfortunately that may have happened before I even bought the truck, judging from the sad state the hoses are in. I'm hoping it's still good, but don't want to keep the system connected right now. But even if I remove it completely I will still need caps to keep it (hopefully) clean once it is off. It is a serpentine belt system.
 

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I may have some caps to fit your compressor if you want them. PM your address and I will send them over to you.
 

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Unfortunately that may have happened before I even bought the truck, judging from the sad state the hoses are in. I'm hoping it's still good, but don't want to keep the system connected right now. But even if I remove it completely I will still need caps to keep it (hopefully) clean once it is off. It is a serpentine belt system.
Or change the belt and add the non-AC pulley back into the syste.
simplicity would depend on what version of serpentine you have.
On the old style serp, they add the compressor, a red dot specific idler pulley and longer serp belt.
 
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