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  1. Kaz-kzukNA1's Avatar



    The compressor position is shifted about 8mm outward on the 97+ bracket while the A/C idler pulley geometry stayed the same.
    Thus, the pulley/CL assy design changed on the 97+ model.








  2. Kaz-kzukNA1's Avatar
    Extra photo for future reference.








    Mounting geometry at the Eng block is exactly the same between the two.





  3. Kaz-kzukNA1's Avatar

    Finally, managed to cover more than 50 miles of test driving session.
    Probably the longest time in my life to cover just 50 miles.

    Went to the post office before the Easter bank holiday starts and there were long-long queue outside.
    By the time I managed getting inside, missed the final collection time of 2pm by just 3min as I saw the van leavingÖ..
    For now, only one collection per day and closes at 3pm.

    Still, all packages were moving through their system on Saturday and should be delivered tomorrow.
    Thank you for using my services and hope you'll enjoy the nice A/C control again.

    Kaz

  4. Silver Surfer's Avatar
    You will have plenty of time as the Lockdown will continue for a minimum of 2 months...

    SS
  5. NSXGB's Avatar
    I ordered from Rock Auto Sunday afternoon and my parcel arrived today (Thursday), I also selected a slower service to save money, pretty good I thought!
    I have one coming from Amayama though, I hope that follows just as quick....
  6. Senninha's Avatar
    2020 is the first year I havenít taken the NSX for a drive in memory of the great man.
    With the current global situation, I feel I will like many be keeping an eye on the battery conditioner for most of the year ...

    On a positive Kaz, you may now have the time to install the rest of the carpet set

    Stay safe and well my friend
  7. NZNick's Avatar
    ^That sounds like a complete travel nightmare!
  8. Kaz-kzukNA1's Avatar

    Refrigerant Pulley Dia. Pulley Offset Connector
    471-1194 R134a 125mm,
    too small
    91-96 spec wrong
    471-1193 R134a 140mm 97+ spec same as OEM
    471-1424 R12 140mm 91-96 spec same as OEM

    Extra info here; http://www.nsxprime.com/forum/showth...=1#post1996629

    And here: http://www.nsxprime.com/forum/showth...=1#post1996800


    Kaz
  9. Kaz-kzukNA1's Avatar
    Thank you for the feedback and recommendation, Paul.

    Just placed the link to this post in the 'Tyre' sticky thread under the 'Technical' forum.


    Kaz
  10. Senninha's Avatar
    Hi, Kaz. Based initially on your guidance and more recently my own experience of the AD08ís Iím also running on a recently new set of 08R and would agree they offer a good balance wet or dry ... might be worth making this a sticky post in the appropriate section, especially as its offering a link to your ex-team mate ... rgds Paul
  11. NZNick's Avatar
    Happy Holidays to you and yours - thanks for yet another year of interesting and valuable advice and sharing of your know-how.
    All the best from the Antipodes.
    Hope to meet you some day!
  12. Heineken's Avatar
    All the best to you and your family as well
  13. Kaz-kzukNA1's Avatar

    If you sent email to my Yahoo UK address....


    Setting up two phones at the same time.....

    And already made mistake....

    If you sent email today (06/Dec UK time) to my Yahoo UK address (different from the one in the QR code at the right window) and haven't heard from me within the next 24Hrs, please could you kindly resend it?

    Probably won't be back on FB until some point this weekend.....


    Kaz
    Updated 06-12-2019 at 07:40 PM by Kaz-kzukNA1 (added title)
  14. Kaz-kzukNA1's Avatar
    Hi, Heineken.
    Had it for years now and while it had far better vacuum performance (2 stage pump), due to air flow rate issue and mainly the fitting spec difference, it was only used as a backup method.

    I wish people made all fittings to the same spec…
    Different thread shape/pitch, coupling spec, etc when buying air tools from Japan, UK, US, Europe….
    As I only use air tools for very limited applications, it was not high priority to sort it out.

    Still, annoying when need using the tool quickly so decided to convert all fittings to single spec this time.
    Hence, the backup now became the main method.

    Kaz
    Updated 04-10-2019 at 08:56 AM by Kaz-kzukNA1 (font)
  15. Heineken's Avatar
    Looks like a new vacuum coolant filler system, or just the vaccuum meter attached additionally?
  16. ozon02's Avatar
    beautiful work as always
    I do not know the course of the car but I see that English weather does not serve fasteners - a lot of oxides !
  17. solidol's Avatar
    surprised you don't want to use heat shields on the cats
  18. Heineken's Avatar
    "Fair amount of blowby oil trapped at the bottom chamber.
    If excessive amount, you will start seeing white smoke from the exhaust when using high rpm."


    Remembering that effect when I first drove the NSX on a test track in Shiobara with full throttle and looking through the rear mirror. It took me a while to learn that the just recently acquired car wasn't already broken ..
    Updated 07-09-2019 at 08:08 PM by Heineken
  19. Kaz-kzukNA1's Avatar
    Yahoo started recovering slowly from yesterday afternoon and now looks to be back to normal so please use my Yahoo UK email address again.

    Many people sent email to my Yahoo UK address while Yahoo was having this technical issue.
    Looking at the time stamp of all the emails emerged later yesterday, looks like they were buffered and not bounced back to the sender.

    I'm in the middle of replying back to all of them at the moment.
    If it's going to be long/complicated subject, I'll at least send out simple email first confirming that I have received yours and will send out another one with much more detailed reply later.

    If you don't hear from me within the next 12Hrs, please resend the email or contact me through different channels.

    Thank you.
    Kaz

  20. SWFL_NSX's Avatar
    Kaz, thanks for this. Your pictures are always helpful, and doubly so when they have text on them. This set helps the community move past, "my ABS is bad" and into more of a troubleshooting mindset where the different issues can be addressed.
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