Originally Posted by Stone
Great write up.
I'm rebuilding a 4.3l to put in the jeep and it is setup with a R4 compressor. I know nothing about this compressor. Tried googleing it for on-board air use but came up with nothing. Has anyone used this compressor for on-board air? Will it work? Will the bearings go on account of no lubrication? Since I already have the compressor and I have no other use for it in the jeep just wondering if it will work for this setup.
Yup, that one will burn out. The oil travels in the freon and since there is none, there will be no oil.