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86 TC A/C compressor
RDOG Offline
Posting Freak
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In my treasure hunting for nice parts in the jy, I came across a AC compressor with WEB 1413-92 stamp on it. I pressed the A/C line and freon came out. The belt was also still connected. In my search for compressors for this year car what are signs that the A/C is good other than what I check for? Also has anyone heard of this company "WEB"?
1986 Turbo Coupe. Boport StageIII head, Boport 2.1, Performance Techniques 50 trim hybird, StageII.63, stinger 3" exhaust, Phenolic spacer, Boglog header,NPR FMIC intercooler setup, kirban fpr, bigrmotorsports fuel rail, diablo water meth kit, CAI, remote mount TFI, CHE rear adj control arms, MAC girdle, 8.8 rear disc, aluminum drive shaft, H&R lowerings springs Tbird Turbo Specific, y MAS!!
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Keith Nubel Offline
Posting Freak
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The compressor in that car should be an HR980. Don't know about the other numbers. My guess is that it was rebuilt. The original compressors are not very strong and don't always work out well with R134A refrigerant. With that said, look and see if the shaft seal leaks, see if the clutch pulley turns, and see if the compressor turns. That's about all you can check without the engine running.

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85.5 TC 5 speed, Ranger Roller cam, 3" exhaust system, manual boost valve, large VAM, SVO PE computer, front mount Motorsport intercooler & sport grille, ported upper and lower intakes,flow matched injectors, ported E6 manifold, 245/45/17 wheels & Tires,Motorsport 140 mph speedometer,Motorsport lowering springs, Kenwood EZ500 200 watt receiver with Cerwin Vega speakers sound system, under restoration
1985 TC
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Hurff Offline
Senior Member
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Well, thats about the same status of the one I found in the JY, and I am still blowing nice frosty air months later....

Of course its also December.

My system is still holding pressure just fine, the big thing is replacing all of the o-rings in the fittings
1987 TC - RIP
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Jeff K Offline
Administrator
#4
The HR980 cant be rebuilt in the traditional sense, since it is a sealed unit. Can get inside without cutting the case open. The only thing on the HR980 that can be replaced (other than the clutch, clutch bearing) is the front seal. Real POS.

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Jeff Korn

88 Turbo Coupe: Intake and exhaust mods, T3 turbo at 21 psi, forced air intercooler, water injection, bypass valve, Ranger roller cam, subframes, etc., etc.. // 86 Tbird 5.0 (original owner): intake, exhaust, valvetrain mods, 100 HP nitrous, ignition, gears, suspension, etc., etc.... // 91 Escort: Bone stock winter car // 02 Taurus Vulcan(wifes car)
Jeff Korn

88 Turbo Coupe: Intake and exhaust mods, T3 turbo at 24 psi, forced air IC, water injection, BPV, Ranger cam, subframes, etc., etc.
86 Tbird 5.0 (original owner): intake, exhaust, valvetrain mods, 100 HP N2O, ignition, gears, suspension, etc., etc.
05 Taurus SEL Duratec daily driver
04 Taurus Duratec (wifes car)
02 Pontiac Grand Prix GT
95 Taurus GL Vulcan winter beater
67 Honda 450 Super Sport - completely customized
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