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Old 06-26-2007, 05:55 PM   #1
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which one is the low pressure?
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the one near the rear of the engine bay (passenger's side) right where it comes out of the firewall. It's on the larger of the two tubes (to reduce back pressure and increase efficiency).

Don't be alarmed when the gauge shoots into the red when you connect it... it's normal. When you start the car it will drop down to where it should be.
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well it's empty right now...there was a puncture on one of the lines...and somehow it only leaked when i moved the line to pull the radiator.. I seriously have no idea what did it.

..just wanna know for future reference when i refill it.
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you can get refridgerant with UV dye in it. very cool stuff to help find the leaks.
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i found the leak....luckily i had my face right in front of it.

all i did was unbolt it from the radiator, move the line off the bracket, and then boom shhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh.

split along a 90° bend. I cleaned the surface, scuffed it up, and JB Welded it. Put tension tape over that.

Just gotta refill when it's all back together.
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i found the leak....luckily i had my face right in front of it.

all i did was unbolt it from the radiator, move the line off the bracket, and then boom shhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh.

split along a 90 bend. I cleaned the surface, scuffed it up, and JB Welded it. Put tension tape over that.

Just gotta refill when it's all back together.
Do you think JB will hold? I have a hole on the hardline going to the condenser. Let us know if it holds pressure.
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I've actually decided to chip off the jb weld, then braze it with silver solder, then jb weld over that, then wrap with tension tape.

or have brian send me up the correct line.
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is it expensive? do you think it will hold methanol
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