I've read the David Urban write up and several other conversion pieces.
Here's my question: "Is draining the oil from my existing compressor
and refilling it with the new oil considered, 'replacing' my
Common sense tells me that replacing a compressor is getting a new or
rebuilt unit and installing it. What throws me is that if one
'replaces' the compressor they are not supposed to add oil to the new
Well, if I drain my compressor of the old R12 oil, am I supposed to add
oil back to the compressor?
If I add oil to the compressor, do I not add oil to the new
accumulator/dryer? Do I add oil to both?