Removing AC

Discussion in '40- & 55-Series Tech' started by BigSur, Oct 31, 2005.

  1. BigSur

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    I want to remove the a/c from my 74' FJ40. How easy/difficult is it to do?
     
  2. cruiser_guy

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    No big deal. Where are you located and I'll come help for the price of the A/C if it's factory!! If you want I'll even find the parts to fill in the "holes" left from the A/C (but only for first dibs on the A/C).
     
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  3. dgangle

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    Depends on how mechanically inclined you are, especially if it works and you want to sell a complete, working unit. If your favorite tool is the blue-tipped wrench and you are trashing it, I'd say pretty easy and could be done pretty quick.

    It just takes common hand tools. Back in the day I bought a Toyota kit for my 87 4X4 pickup and it was pretty easy to install.
     
  4. miker

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    Why do you want to remove it and what brand is it?

    Curious because my next Land Cruiser project (FJ45) will have A/C and I'm interested to know if the one you have has problems or does not work well.
     
  5. Landpimp

    Landpimp GOLD Star

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    if its a 74 and has AC it is more then likely not OEM AC, but one of a few older or newer aftermarket AC units.

    If its a Nippon Denso unit its OEM.......anything else is not OEM(in a 40)
     
  6. FJ40onNOS

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    most likly just a matter of unbolting the blower, all the lines, compresser and what not.
     
  7. IDave

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    Maybe he just means the Air Cleaner.
     
  8. Trollhole

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    What you do is unbolt it making sure not to break it. Box it up. And send it to me. I could use it here in the south.
     
  9. Texx

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    There was no oem a/c in the United States prior to the 79 model year. Take a pic of your unit and post it, I have one for sale that's aftermarket, but only the in car portion, you'd need your own compressor etc.
     
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    yes, we need a/c down here. box it up and send it this way.


    always easiest to take crap OFF your rig.
     
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