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B Squad Hotrod: 4 guys building cars and hot rods

Welcome to B Squad Hotrod where we are finding our way through hot rodding.

4 States, 3 Time zones, 2 sets of brothers, once a week.

Join us for the meat and bolts of car restoration.

Jan 30, 2017

Episode 0016 - AC systems 101 (and heat too)

Train lays out a car's AC system (and heat) for B Squad.  Additionally updates for both Lefty's and Woodchuck's projects.


Update Links:

4:30 383 Stroker engine -

4:48 Woodchuck was right and Lefty was wrong you DO NOT have to bore over a stroker -

6:26 Hypereutectic pistons -

Product (un)endorsement - Thoroughbred International -


Show Links:

24:24 A/C diagram -

29:10 R-12 refrigerant -

29:51 R-134a -,1,1,2-Tetrafluoroethane

30:16 HFO-1234YF -,3,3,3-Tetrafluoropropene

40:40 UV light kit -

47:08 Vintage air -


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