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Old 12-13-2005, 04:38 PM   #11
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I found my intake thread. And it was there.

Bought it at Sears.

Sears..Craftsman 5-47390 paid around $35.
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I found my intake thread. And it was there.

Bought it at Sears.

Sears..Craftsman 5-47390 paid around $35.

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I know damn well I'm buying this before I replace the radiator hoses.

Edit: Search for this on sears.com to go right to it: 47390
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Wow, you guys saved me some trouble, but jeez! that was quick. I have to work here also you know...
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OK, there'* also these:
http://www.acehardware.com/product/i...archId=1258985
$28 vs $40 for the Sears ones. But the Sears ones have the remote action going on...

Or there'* this site. A few choices at better prices.
http://www.thetoolwarehouse.net/shop/TTW418.html

Or here:
http://www.mytoolstore.com/kd/kdspec17.html

All good choices, some cheaper than others. Plenty of variety.
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While you were in there could you get at the AC condenser coil from under the dash?
Mine leaks and has shut down my ac for years.
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While you were in there could you get at the AC condenser coil from under the dash?
Mine leaks and has shut down my ac for years.
FYI, under your dash is the A/C Evaporator Coil (the condensor is up front next to your radiator), but I'm sure we all knew what you meant.
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On the 90 Bonne'* the evap is gotten to on the outside of the firewall... you cut the plastic on the dotted line and slide it out.
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Thanks for the tech info, Bill.

On another note, GM recognized a problem with their evap cores early in the '90s. They tended to trap moisture in the base and subsequently rot out from there. They began angling the evap cores to shed moisture and provided a drain area for the condensation after that.

Just another FYI.
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Hmm, maybe thats why my a/c is low on the freon. I am having it recharged next year. I'll have to look into that.
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OK I allways get the evap and condensor mixed up.
Bill,
What dotted line do you cut on?
I was told it was 7 hrs labor to remove the firewall ductwork.
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