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I inherited a 1986 Ford Bronco II 2.9 liter V-6 4x4 and the A/C Compressor and assembly is disassembled. It has brackets, extensions and spacers. How do I install it?

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  • don-ohio Dec 23, 2016

    One of the common mistakes made on this type job is to misalign the AC compressor by not using correct shims when mounting the compressor,OR mismatching the compressor model.
    `Dry fit' the compressor before bolting down for good. Check for a true alignment to the crankshaft and other pulleys. don-ohio (:^)

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Pretty nice vehicle...

You have to determine a couple of basics before you even go in...
Me-thinks that car came with R12 Freon refrigerant...

Kits are available.... and ALL tools you need to convert to R134a
re available on AMAZON & eBay...

Not a tough job...

Most of your parts (or modern replacements are available on Rockauto... RockAuto Parts Catalog

R12 and R134a LUBRICANTS are NOT compatible...
(not not not)

So you'd be VERY wise to flush all existing A/C elements
before you start...

Structurally the systems are identical.
You need only replace all the parts... Achieve a STABLE VACUUM (meaning it closed... & will "likely hold a charge" and
fill with the appropriate amount of new "refrigerant.

Finally

It is very important to properly lable the vehicle with
WHAT-EVER "REFRIGERANT" is being used...

Again... there are now several... and mixing them is ill-advised.

If you are planning to source your parts from auto SALVAGE...
Make sure you buy and place a new FRONT SEAL on the PREVIOUSLY OWNED (used) compressor...

It is the number one failure point... and properly done could offer a couple more DECADES of satisfactory performance.

Robot Check
Robot Check

You will need a decent vacuum pump...
these tools will PAY for THEM-SELVES.
(look at them first... metric only confuses this old man)
R134A Manifold Gauge Set

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