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Old 09-04-2012, 04:50 PM   #1
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a/c add on kit.

OK so I bought my 00 jeep tj about 6 years ago when I wads happy go lucky and it didn't bother me there was no a/c in it as I live in San Diego. well after the years I have notice jeeps don't keep the heat out like most scars and never cool off inside. so now I am looking for an aftermarket kit or system whether factory or some gadget don't care just want some cool air. anyone know the best way to achieve this

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Old 09-04-2012, 10:35 PM   #2
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I have the Jeep Air Kit. Complete kit. Works great, ice cold. Best money I have ever spent.

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did you install this yourself? if you did what was the down time . I'm fairly mechanicaly inclined but don't have all the tools in the world
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Two main things you'll need (that you probably don't have) are a set of A/C gauges and a vacuum pump.
Other than that, just the refrigerant.
There are tons of youtube videos on how to vacuum and charge A/C systems.
Also, read over the install instructions (there's a link on the Jeep Air website in the description of each unit) to see if there's anything else you might need.
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Old 09-05-2012, 08:05 PM   #5
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did you install this yourself? if you did what was the down time . I'm fairly mechanicaly inclined but don't have all the tools in the world
I paid to have it installed, $800, and the shop had it three days. It it designed to be installed by the DIYer. I did not have the time to do it.
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thanks for all the info time to start budgeting.

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