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MG MGF Technical - Fitting A/C
Got a silly question, someone locally to me is selling a A/C unit for £150 are they difficult to install into TF160??
|M D Walton|
|Mike Satur used to offer an A/C upgrade in the early days of the F and also think that Rover offered it as an upgrade.|
However I am not sure about buying a second hand unit. If they are not used regularly they die. How long as this one been sitting around?
Has it got all the plastic bits for the passenger footwell
|mgtf 150 quid only for the whole stuff ?|
Ooops, I think I must revise my huge second hand price ;)
Difficult to install, indeed.
Lots of wir
|Definitely in the category of 'a challenge.' There's alot of parts to fit - extra cooling fan for the rad, refridgerant radiator, pipe work, heat exchanger, electrics, compressor (this will be an engine-out job).|
So, assuming that your 150 quid covers all the necessary parts, you'll be looking at a suitably huge labour bill to get it fitted (if you do not do the job yourself).
|And dont forget the modified ECU that controls the fans including the extra one - wouldn't be surprised if that ECU alone cost £150.00!|
The words "bugger that" spring to mind.
Oh well just wondered if it was a simple install.
Anyone want the tel number for spares??
|M D Walton|
I thought the ECU is not involved at the older cars, but only additional wiring ?
IMO two different ECU only. One for 1.8i and the other for VVC. I recall selling the wreck's ECU to Luc and mine was from a car with A/C.
BTW. I still keep the A/C relay and mainrelay on my workdesk to check whether they are equal or not.
Another never ending story.
This thread was discussed between 12/08/2002 and 13/08/2002
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