Hello everyone. My name is Az and I have finally purchased a lupo.
I had been close to buying a vw up on a few occasions in the past but I knew i would regret not buying a lupo instead, as I always felt the lupo had more character and was better built.
The lupo I purchased was a project and I wouldn’t have gone for it, if it wasn’t for the colour, laser blue.
The car is a tdi and I purchased it with a broken engine/turbo. I have a replacement engine/turbo ready to fit and I have started to begin the process however I am having difficulty regarding the AC.
I thought it would be possible to unbolt the compressor and remove the condensor without recovering the refrigerant. However this seems impossible as it appears I can’t remove the condensor from the front lock carrier without removing the entire lock carrier and in the process disconnecting the ac lines. I was hoping to leave the ac circuit closed and move the condensor/compressor to one side and remove the engine from the front, but this doesn’t seem possible.
Does anyone know if I can remove the engine without recovering the refrigerant? Any help would be greatly appreciated