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Universal Air Condition Compressor

Discussion in 'Auto Modifications Section' started by LadyDeath, Mar 10, 2015.

  1. LadyDeath

    LadyDeath Senior Marketing Officer
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    Jun 9, 2008
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    I need to replace my air condition compressor , however someone told me to save the trouble of finding an original and just buy a Universal .

    A universal compressor can replace your original however, some modifications need to be done to get it to fit e.g. some have to build a bracket for it.

    What's the price it going at in the bamboo? Might go looking for one weekend

  3. BrotherHood

    BrotherHood Member

    May 28, 2014
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    Compressor is money. You looking at upwards of $1500.
    You can even get one brand new. About $2200. Check 5 Star Cooling in Charlieville... 713-2665. They are located a couple buildings on the right heading south after ASJA College/Road on Caroni Savannah Road.
  4. nirtime

    nirtime Active Member

    Nov 13, 2014
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    You can buy a replacement compressor that may be available but I'm not very familiar with European cars to truly advise you best.

    All I can say is: if its not a direct replacement it may never allow the AC to the cool like it originally did, it may require modification to the wiring at the compressor as well.

    My dad paid $1800 after taxes and duties to buy a UAC direct replacement compressor once, so look around and see whats available online.
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