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I am wondering if anyone has a suggestion for a source for a timing belt for the 230 cu. in. OHC in-line 6, other than dropping $125 (plus s/h) at kanter.
I'm a brand new member, so please let me know if this belongs in a different / more specific forum.
Thank you in advance for any leads.
So I picked up a sweet 1973 LeMans last year with only 23,000 miles on the clock. One of only things not working is the A/C. I wonder if anyone out there knows what needs to be done to an old A/C system. When took mine in to the local GM shop, they got it sort of half working - putting out cool air, not cold. The mechanic evidently said one of the tubes was freezing up and I'd need a new Thermal Expansion Valve. So I got one and took it back, but evidently he then said he'd need the circuit breaker that goes with it, (I've looked around and see nothing about circuit breakers being available). There was also talk about having to do a conversion from R12 to R134 and someone told me that could cost me Cdn$4,000-5,000 (I live in Canada). Yes, you're right, I'm not getting a lot of help out of GM mostly because I have only been able to talk to the dealer service representative and not directly to the mechanic. Which is why I'm here on Forever Pontiac! Anyone want to suggest what they would do if they found themselves in my situation? Thanksabunch.