airconditioner in 80 series L/C

Submitted: Thursday, Apr 27, 2006 at 20:32
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my drive pully asembly in the a/c of the 80s ha siezed up

does anyone know if you can purchase just the drive pulley gear without having to get a whole new compressor with a regas ect:..

hope you guys can help..! thanks as im planning a trip up the kimberlys and i dont need the extra expence right now..but the A/C will be eccential in october...
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Reply By: Member - DOZER- Thursday, Apr 27, 2006 at 22:54

Thursday, Apr 27, 2006 at 22:54
More info please.petrol or diesel??
....if u can turn the centre bit but the outer where the belt runs wont turn, it is the bearing and you should be able to get one from a wrecker...as a unit...to get it appartm remove the bolt in the middle of the pulley, up front and then remove the clutch bit to show the circlip that holds the bearing....
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Reply By: HJ60-2H - Friday, Apr 28, 2006 at 08:11

Friday, Apr 28, 2006 at 08:11
Bearing from a wrecker...hmmmmmm.....
I wouldn't do that. They are cheap as for new ones from pretty well any bearing shop.
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Follow Up By: crewser - Friday, Apr 28, 2006 at 09:42

Friday, Apr 28, 2006 at 09:42
I paid $33 from local auto lec for one 4 weeks ago
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Reply By: bbuzz - Friday, Apr 28, 2006 at 16:26

Friday, Apr 28, 2006 at 16:26
Hi,
I replaced my whole compressor for a 60 series for $150 from the wrecker. Came with a 3 month warranty; replace only. They have heaps to chose from and TOJO use similiar models across their car and 4WD range. Reconditioned shops do yours or swap for upwards of $600 to $800 and only a 12 month warranty. The new gas makes some of the old ones rattle.
For an 80 as well as a 60, some parts are becoming scarce.
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Follow Up By: skinnyg - Friday, Apr 28, 2006 at 20:52

Friday, Apr 28, 2006 at 20:52
its a diesel..

but while trying to remove it i took the circlip off and it was still jammed on so with a little prizing it eventualy came of.. however underneath all the burnt black very stinky gunk left was a second circlip... but alas it was to late.. as it busted of a part of the circlip retaining lip on the compressor.. doah...

so now im up for a compressor and no wreckers around us have any..

are any other models interchangeable... ?
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Reply By: tojo - Saturday, Apr 29, 2006 at 19:09

Saturday, Apr 29, 2006 at 19:09
One on ebay at moment under toyota parts, brand new and starting at $100 if l recall correctly . tojo
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Follow Up By: bbuzz - Sunday, Apr 30, 2006 at 21:05

Sunday, Apr 30, 2006 at 21:05
My 60 had different takeoffs for the hoses but they can be replaced using yours and rotated to join up. The critical thing is to line up the belt pulley. At worst you will need a replacement hose to match up. I spent an hour or so raiding the racks at the wrecker and matching up in the engine bay. A Celica compressor was nearly identical so its not just an LC component. Email other wreckers nearby. Your model is not that old. The specialist 4WD wreckers will have something. Price is another thing.....
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