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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 07-12-2016, 12:58 PM Thread Starter
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Wink Even CHEAPER R134A!

I was going thru the forum today since I need to add some refrigerant to my A/C system. I remembered Babywag's post Did some math small r134a cans in CA = total RIPOFF! and then thought about things.

Checked NAPA online, and I was seeing a $109 price tag. Then thought about today being Amazon Prime day....Then just said WTF, let me look to see if Sam's Club 30Lb Tank had it. Sure enough, it was hidden behind the motor oil cases.

How can you beat $68.64 for 30Lbs?

I figured I don't plan on dying anytime soon, and I've got 2/3 vehicles that use R134 so I've got my supply for the next few years...

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$70 for 40 can's worth is pretty good. But do you really do a complete recharge to all your cars every year?

If can prices are really that tough there, maybe best to combine it with an out-of-state run for hoes and beer:

Johnsen's R134a Auto Air Conditioning Refrigerant 12 oz. - Single 6312 by Technical Chemical for $3.99 in Air Conditioner Accessories - Fluids - Fluids - Lubricants - Automotive : Rural King

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$70 for 40 can's worth is pretty good. But do you really do a complete recharge to all your cars every year?

If can prices are really that tough there, maybe best to combine it with an out-of-state run for hoes and beer:

Johnsen's R134a Auto Air Conditioning Refrigerant 12 oz. - Single 6312 by Technical Chemical for $3.99 in Air Conditioner Accessories - Fluids - Fluids - Lubricants - Automotive : Rural King

Shipping makes it over $13 per can.

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haha good one. Maybe not all the way to Illinois, but lord anywhere's got to be cheaper than CA for any chemical more than one syllable.

And makes me wince thinking of the shipping charges on a ho.

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$70 for 40 can's worth is pretty good. But do you really do a complete recharge to all your cars every year?
No, but I do like to make money on the side, so I work on friends and family vehicles.

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R134 is like 4 bucks here at walmart.

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R134 is like 4 bucks here at walmart.
6.88 last time i was in a cali Walmart. I know, I stocked up about 24 cans a few years back at 10 a can.

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