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Hi we are looking for a jeep as a second car for my wife, the only option she really wants is a/c, I found a nice Liberty, CHEAP, havnt seen it up close yet but appears not bad, but she is plain jane and no a/c, can it be installed from a donor wreck easily? I am not afraid of custom work and of course would have s shop charge it for me but any idea what kind of job this is, this car is about a third the price of all the others I have seen and even better it is a manual which are harder to find, thanks
 

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The earlier ones may be easier to convert than the later ones with a TIPM and you can't just swap TIPM's.
It still would be extensive work and a donor Liberty with a service manual would be the only real way to do it.
See if the hole in the firewall and engine compartment/underdash wiring connectors are there for A/C.
 

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That would be one heckuva project on a modern vehicle...
 

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Sorry, didn't mean to discourage you. It's just not something I would tackle myself. Seems like too many potential pitfalls.
 

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Could an aftermarket unit intended for hot rods, etc. be used?
Something from vintageair.com or nostalgicairparts.com or similar?
 

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You'd need to call the supplier and ask if they have anything compatible.
 

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There's also a chance there was a dealer install AC kit offered.
 

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There should be an aftermarket a/c kit for the Liberty. I know there was about 7 years ago. My friend worked at a local CPJ dealer. The dealer had screwed up and ordered 2 non a/c Libertys so they sent them out and had a/c put on them. I remember seeing the side window sticker for accessories' and it said "field installed a/c $1800". They had to do it since they knew they couldn't sell them without a/c in Florida.
 

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well thanks for the help but the jeep sold and my wife and I squirreled a bit and put a deposit down on a brand new Avenger " blacktop edition" on the weekend WITH a/c, problem solved! lol
 

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Nice! That does handily solve that problem now, doesn't it...
 

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Sounds like a problem solved and then some. The Avenger with the Blacktop package looks amazing.
 
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