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Old 10-08-2009, 11:16 PM   #1
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Default Pics of engine bay with no ac please

I'm debating whether I should remove my ac when the new engine goes in. It is currently in working order, but could use a fresh charge. How many of you with above avg. HP numbers are still running AC? How many think that running AC with a high HP engine makes you a ***?

Could you please post some pics of your AC-less engine bay?
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Old 10-08-2009, 11:31 PM   #2
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Old 10-08-2009, 11:37 PM   #3
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Street car? Keep the a/c.
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Street car? Keep the a/c.
Yeah, it sucks not having it during summer.
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A couple of mine:

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I'd leave the ac in unless it's an all out toy/track car. High HP and AC definitely doesn't make you a ***... power steering, well that's a different story...
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removing ac is like +20 hp rite?!
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Put the top down and **** can the ac!

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my fav^
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Yeah, it sucks not having it during summer.
What would you know California?

In Alabama, I would say keep the a/c. I couldn't not begin to imagine driving in the summer with no a/c, top up or down. Hot *** sun blasting down on you with a 90+ degree breeze blowing on you.
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I agree, I'd love it if my engine bay looked that clean.
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What would you know California?

In Alabama, I would say keep the a/c. I couldn't not begin to imagine driving in the summer with no a/c, top up or down. Hot *** sun blasting down on you with a 90+ degree breeze blowing on you.

If I use the AC it would be with the top down. I know that probably sounds stupid, but I just won't have the top up if the sun is shining.
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Put the top down and **** can the ac!
I had the same idea when I bought my first Miata. Then the salesman asked, "Sir, what if it's 95 degrees outside .... and pouring?"

I opted for AC.
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I drive my jeep!

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I had the same idea when I bought my first Miata. Then the salesman asked, "Sir, what if it's 95 degrees outside .... and pouring?"

I opted for AC.
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I have both AC and PS atm i hardly use the AC but i like that it is there when **** is real humid keeps the windows from getting fogged as bad at night. Other than that i deleted the softtop and run just the hard top to make up for it. That and turning up the boost makes a big diff. But im not a convertable kind of guy im a fast lightweight car kind of guy so go figure.
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I yanked the AC from my car last year. Its fine because if its hot enough for an AC, I don't want to drive the turbo car. Of course I have AC in my daily.
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I run my a/c when I'm on the track.......
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I run my a/c when I'm on the track.......
Not sipping Cris and hollering at bitches on the track anymore?
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tricked you, the car still has a/c.
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