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Old 06-19-2016, 04:00 PM  
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Searching for some retrofit fittings for '85 Ford. Doesn't take the ones that Chevy and Dodge take. Ford is smaller. Not much bigger than a tire valve stem. Can't find the high side port at all. I have traced every inch of the system.


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Have you bought the kit at the auto parts store for about 12 bucks? I bought one yesterday for my old jeep. does the ford have the old compressor with the valves on top? My 85 Jeep has that with a high and low right there.


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The Ford has the low one on the far driver's side right behind the headlight. Cannot find the high port. Yeah I bought that $12 kit, but they are too big to go on the low port. I have one coming that I bought on line, it is supposed to fit. We will see.
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If not let me know, I have a drawer full of misc fittings I can look through for you.
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Well I was totally wrong. On the old Ford, the high side is the small port. I cannot find the low port. Tomorrow I will trace every inch of line.
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Look directly under your oil filler tube. your AC line should cross there and it will have a black cap on it. Hopefully.
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I found it, but I think I am out of luck. It is on the compressor. Not enough room for a fitting to go on it I don't think. I will try tonight.
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Probably the same as my jeep, I havent tried yet to change mine to R134
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Only other thing I can find besides the high port. Don't know how it would take a fitting.
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Well, that is the high pressure relief valve. I even found the sight glass. I have had a couple other people look, but no one can find the low port.


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