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Old 18th May 2010, 22:00   #61
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everything is fine,but how do you prevent the cool air escaping from the CABIN?

that too for jeeps with soft top
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You can use the flexible thermocol packing inside the soft tops, for insulation as well as reducing air gaps/holes. Only issue is then your soft top kinda becomes permanent soft top. But more than the escaping air, the heat is the problem. I have seen some great work with soft tops where there is absolutely no water leaks which works well to hold the air conditioned air inside also.

@Spike: You mean the pad kinda material? But those wont work coz they get soaked and can hold water, so rusting issue.

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I have that Blanket kinda looking materiel on my firewall, but i still feels the heat inside.

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@Spike: You mean the pad kinda material? But those wont work coz they get soaked and can hold water, so rusting issue.
The melt sheets which I mentioned gets baked (and hence sticks onto the floor) in the paint shop, moreover they get sprayed by coat of paint/primer, so no question of rusting. Will try to post pic tomorrow then it will be clear.

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Yup i know its melted and pasted (one on the floor) and had mentioned this to Sree also. Yup info on something similar for heat proofing would be great and thats what lot of people are searching around for.
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with Jaggu

People who are not looking at fitting A/C will also be interested in this.

So knowledgeable gurus - impart info!!!

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Yup i know its melted and pasted (one on the floor)
But this will block my very important drainage holes. And won't it absorb water during fording and cleaning and enhance the rusting process because it's not being done in the workshop?

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arre Tejas you can retain the holes and even add rubber stopper to retain the drainage holes. And no they dont absorb water, am 100% sure.
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You can use the flexible thermocol packing inside the soft tops, for insulation as well as reducing air gaps/holes. Only issue is then your soft top kinda becomes permanent soft top. But more than the escaping air, the heat is the problem. I have seen some great work with soft tops where there is absolutely no water leaks which works well to hold the air conditioned air inside also.

@Spike: You mean the pad kinda material? But those wont work coz they get soaked and can hold water, so rusting issue.
I can only think of Arjunrudra's orangie restored by allan when it comes to softtop with AC.

It was good but still AC will escape and will require two ppl to put it on once removed

BTW will the power of XDP drop if AC is on?
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Hi,

Does the discussion stop here? Did anyone finally use this melt sheet in their jeeps? Users , please share your experiences,need for all my jeeps too:-)

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Hi,
What is the temperature when you switched on the AC in your jeep.How many litres of coolant you have used.

Becoz my Ambassador is crossing 100 inside the cities when i switched on the AC.I am looking for a solution to solve this problem.
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Hi dmaheshkumar,
My jeep had similar over heating issues, especially when driving in the city.

Do you have an extra electric fan to push air through the condenser towards the radiator? An electric fan will definitely help in cooling.
Does your radiator loose too much water after a driving stint? Check whether the tubes connecting to the radiator are well connected.
Also check whether your fuel mixture is correct; my jeep had been running too rich, which was the reason why it was overheating.

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I have an electric fan in front of the condensor and it was working fine.The water level will also be in the correct level.I think the culprit will be the Temperature union switch.

I plan to fit the pricol Temperature union and the corresponding meter.
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I have an electric fan in front of the condensor and it was working fine.The water level will also be in the correct level.I think the culprit will be the Temperature union switch.

I plan to fit the pricol Temperature union and the corresponding meter.
Have a look at this :
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/4x4-te...-clutch-4.html (Using clutch and designing clutch...)

I've tried this - and it works!
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This may help out some of y'all - My setup (Jeep):
It's equipped with a Sandem compressor, Unicla blower -
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