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Vehicle Information: Model: Carrera; Year: 1986; Body Type: Coupe; Engine (type, size, modifications): 3.2; Total Mileage: 200000;

Good morning,I have an -86 Carrera that I mostly use for HPDE events. The car has 200K+ miles on it and runs well. It has an aircondiioning unit that while the controls work, does not put out any cold air. The fan blows nicely. I have few records of the car and nothing indicates that the A/C unit has ever been worked on.So the comfort issue is driving home from events when it is HOT outside (back from T-hill, Reno etc back to the San Francisco Bay Area).Reading various previous posts here, it is not clear to me that even a perfectly functioning A/C unit would be doing much good as many comments are of the type: "..inadequate..not good..toss if I had a choice" regarding the Porsche A/C unit.So a two fold question, is a functioning unit really that bad such that when it is 90+ outside, there is little comfort to be had inside?From reading other stories I would expect that a fix for this unit can run easily $1.5K to fix?If i took the path of taking the unit out (for weigt loss purposes only), would this be considered a DIY job? I'm reasonably OK with the tools that I have. If it is a DYI, could you recommend a good source for the How To?Lennart

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