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Posted: Wed Dec 14, 2005 6:00 pm 
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OK the bits are now ordered....gonna be a good xmas holiday project!

WIth the refridgerant, am I allowed to just let it out myself? How do I do it....I dont have gregorys near me just, so I thought I may as well ask someone who knows.

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Posted: Wed Dec 14, 2005 6:06 pm 
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it is illegal to dump it into the atmosphere so you should go to an air cond place and have it removed - having said that you just take off the little plastic caps and push the valve down with something. Don't breathe it in - vely bad gas!!!

 

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Posted: Wed Dec 14, 2005 6:24 pm 
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Ok thanks...I appreciate all the help from you guys...
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Posted: Wed Dec 14, 2005 6:45 pm 
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I managed to make all the required changes without removing my heaterbox.

It's VERY difficult (blend door arm and motor), but possible.

 

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Posted: Wed Dec 14, 2005 6:50 pm 
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Oh ok...

I think I will be getting the replacement one with the rest of the bits from FTG...
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Posted: Wed Dec 14, 2005 10:48 pm 
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data_mine wrote:
I managed to make all the required changes without removing my heaterbox.It's VERY difficult (blend door arm and motor), but possible.
Well this is the way I'll be doing mine soon.
Times 2 though.

Scotsman - Had a look at your XR6 the other day, nice looking unit . . :P

 

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Posted: Thu Dec 15, 2005 6:41 am 
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Thanks man...its pretty much stock but in quite good nick...Where did you see it?
Didn't notice you are from South Coast...where abouts?
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Posted: Thu Dec 15, 2005 9:37 am 
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Saw it at work when I come to visit the base occasionally.

 

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Posted: Thu Dec 15, 2005 9:43 am 
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Ah ok....
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Posted: Thu Dec 15, 2005 9:51 am 
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Posted: Thu Dec 15, 2005 9:53 am 
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Posted: Thu Dec 15, 2005 6:53 pm 
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sorry to Jump,

But do u need to change the engine bay loom when fitting a Fairmont dash loomfor CC,
also as my EF is manual is there any hiccups with the auto loom on the manual ecu?
Is the power aerial and power windows combined with the dash loom
and will I need a green BEM?

thats all I think :)
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No, but you will need to run two wires for the ambient sensor.

 

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Posted: Thu Dec 15, 2005 9:10 pm 
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No, but you will need to run two wires for the ambient sensor.
This may only be needed for GLI's. I noticed in my wagon that the two wires are already there.

 

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Posted: Thu Dec 15, 2005 10:46 pm 
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Sorry, but seeing as no one answered directly in my thread, just quickly, to change the evaporator, will i need to drain the coolant?

 

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