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Old May 17th, 2015, 07:48 PM
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Greeting,

I have a 95 NAS that did not come with factory AC. Is there anyone out there that has added an entire AC system to their D90? Any lessons learned to shops that can be recommended. I have seen the kit on Roversnorth for $3400. Anybody used this?

Thanks for the advice!
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Old May 17th, 2015, 07:56 PM
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Subscribed. Good luck. I'd like to hear about this too.

AFAIK, I think that the RN kit is the only option, but it's a lot nicer than the '95 stock unit. I would think that if you're relatively handy, you'd be able to tackle it yourself. It is a complete kit. How long are your summers in CO?
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Old May 17th, 2015, 08:00 PM
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We have a few good months of summer here. Though we rarely break 90, the intensity of the sun makes 50 degree days shorts weather!
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We have a few good months of summer here. Though we rarely break 90, the intensity of the sun makes 50 degree days shorts weather!
Subscribed - in Florida so (1) very interested in this thread and (2) laughing about the intensity of the sun in Colorado
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I have a take out unit from my '95 if interested, half price of new, $1500
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No reason for a sophisticated custom install...
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Old May 17th, 2015, 09:49 PM
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Old May 18th, 2015, 06:42 AM
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It is an easy install. Most of the kits are plug and play. If you pry off your fuse box cover look for a brown connector pigtail that has a cover on it, nothing going to it. Sometimes it is attached to the fuse box metal plate on the inside area. If you have this then you should be able to just run all of the new equipment and just plug the wire of the kit into this. You will need to gt a shop or if you have one vacuum the lines before you install the freon.
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No reason for a sophisticated custom install...
Cool, a pickup with an APU.

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Old May 18th, 2015, 12:15 PM
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I have been eying the RN kit myself. Having had a '94 with a factory installed AC, the RN kit looks like it is a much better solution.



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Subscribed. Good luck. I'd like to hear about this too.

AFAIK, I think that the RN kit is the only option, but it's a lot nicer than the '95 stock unit. I would think that if you're relatively handy, you'd be able to tackle it yourself. It is a complete kit. How long are your summers in CO?
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Did you ever end up installing an AC kit? I am considering the same.
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I made a kit from mostly scratch, I could have done a better design for flow on some of the couplings but it works. I'm considering scanning my parts and re doing them in ABS with smoother transitions and less bottle necks.

After it was all said and done I don't think $3400 is too far out there, especially for plug and play.
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