How do you survive without the aircon?

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How do you survive without the aircon?

Post by Duvel78 » 29 Jul 2004 07:48 pm

Oh man, it was soooo hot today... Image 30° outside, inside the car it would be ..............

Are you dreaming like me about a special switch on the dashboard for the aircon? I do!!! sm16
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Post by V6 Man » 29 Jul 2004 09:36 pm

Don't have air-con sm13

But I do have Climate Control :lol:
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Post by Fuse » 29 Jul 2004 09:42 pm

Fine... Sunroof helps and you can always open the windows. :D
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Post by 5lab » 29 Jul 2004 11:06 pm

i dont like aircon. makes the air to dry for my tastes. just open the windows n drive faster :) and get a nice white car too :)
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Post by 5lab » 29 Jul 2004 11:07 pm

btw gl and up had tinted glass so they're cooler
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Post by Duvel78 » 29 Jul 2004 11:27 pm

Yes, ok for the windows and the sunroof (I don't have that) but driving downtown, it don't help really much...

I have a 1984 special DL 5lab, tinted glass is there but I'm not sure I would agree with your conclusion "tinted glass > cooler" lol sm54
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Post by jtbo » 30 Jul 2004 06:09 am

My mothers car has clear windows and I feel that it is way too hot to be used for trips in sunny days, sun burns everything inside :(

But in my gl I have nice green windows and it is very rare that it would be way too hot. Even if car has been in sun many hours and I start to drive it cools down really quickly.

I just keep fan at 2 and airflow is up and down :)
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Post by Duvel78 » 30 Jul 2004 12:19 pm

Oh, there is really a difference with tinted glass? :oops:

My apologies to you 5lab! :wink:
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Post by 5lab » 30 Jul 2004 01:04 pm

put you in your place :)
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Post by foggyjames » 10 Aug 2004 01:30 am

I want AC SOOOOOO badly. Someone sell it to me, please!

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Post by François » 10 Aug 2004 08:16 am

Maybe you want to buy my 1988 GLT.
Just swap the aircon, keep the engine as a spare part
and sell the other bits?
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Post by foggyjames » 10 Aug 2004 11:07 am

I would certainly consider buying a complete car for its AC kit.

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Post by Duvel78 » 10 Aug 2004 11:08 am

Huh??

François, you sell a GLT with aircon???
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Post by foggyjames » 10 Aug 2004 11:10 am

Only slight problem I can see with this plan...will a left hand drive kit fit a right hand drive car? If it will, count me first in line!

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'79 343 DL
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Post by François » 10 Aug 2004 11:18 am

Oh sorry for not telling you.
I bought another GLT with aircon fitted as standard.
For pictures see following link:
http://www.volvo300club.nl/discus/messa ... 1092060129

It is in very good condition.
Now I definitely need a leather interior.
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