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Old 06-20-2017, 03:17 PM   #16
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I wasnt sure if the 318 line would work in my compressor. It seems that my connectors are different than most. Mine seem to come out the side while others came out the top. That was the main concern.
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Old 06-21-2017, 07:14 AM   #17
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Thats because the E36 line does not work in the E30 chassis. You have to get a new fitting if you want to make it work. I even purchased the same line that you have there new because I thought I could make it work... this was way back when I just swapped my personal car (before the shop even).
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Old 06-21-2017, 07:27 AM   #18
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So the 318 line with connector fits the compressor and no mods needed for that line?
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Old 06-23-2017, 07:05 PM   #19
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Thats because the E36 line does not work in the E30 chassis. You have to get a new fitting if you want to make it work. I even purchased the same line that you have there new because I thought I could make it work... this was way back when I just swapped my personal car (before the shop even).
What's the P/N on the line you're using? I'll be going through this here shortly.

Are you guys utilizing the rest of the stock E30 components (condenser, drier, pressure switch, etc) and just filling the system with r134?
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Old 06-23-2017, 07:43 PM   #20
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I use a parallel flow condensor.....otherwise stockish cept of course e36 compressor. My car has been blowing icecicles for years now. Oh my stock aux fan is wired to run on high....
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Old 06-24-2017, 04:32 PM   #21
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What's the P/N on the line you're using? I'll be going through this here shortly.

Are you guys utilizing the rest of the stock E30 components (condenser, drier, pressure switch, etc) and just filling the system with r134?
This is the part:
https://www.ecstuning.com/b-genuine-...r/64538391046/

That is $193 part...little to much for my blood.

The guy that had my car before had already been running r134 before he did the swap. I want to say he did switch some stuff out but I can't be sure.
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I use a parallel flow condensor.....otherwise stockish cept of course e36 compressor. My car has been blowing icecicles for years now. Oh my stock aux fan is wired to run on high....
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This is the part:
https://www.ecstuning.com/b-genuine-...r/64538391046/

That is $193 part...little to much for my blood.
Beautiful, that was precisely my plan. I'll see if I can find a used hose, because there's no way in hell I'm paying $200 for an AC hose unless it's hand carved beryllium.

Did you use this parallel flow?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/A-C-Condense...19.m1438.l2649
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Old 06-24-2017, 09:34 PM   #23
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No clue what is done to mine.

Yeah I'm not wanting to pay the $200 either. I've been looking on ebay, and not really seeing that line. Not sure if they are saying that another line would do for a 318, but would be different for a swapped car.
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