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Should copper tubes be sealed when removing aircons?

Yes the lines should be sealed to prevent any debris or moisture from getting in. While the dryer will need to be changed anyway and the lines evacuated with a pump before refilling with new ...
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Should copper tubes be sealed when removing aircons?

Yes, you want to keep debris and moisture out of the pipes. Just corking the ends with foam ear plugs or capping them with rubber covers, and also keeping them out of the rain, is enough.
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Two 40uF to equal 80uF capacitor for AC unit

A picture would be helpful to confirm, but yes, two capacitors in parallel add simply, so if two 40's are in parallel they are equivalent to an 80, and an 80/5 should work if that's what's called for, ...
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How to determine the proper capacitor for my air conditioner unit? Tech claimed the one installed is wrong

I would trust the label on the motor over the tech that's bad at following technical information. Note that the motor label states 208-230V supply (not 230/460 dual voltage, just usual could be 240 ...
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Cooling the garage in the summer: what do you think of my air conditioning plan?

There are several factors. Will you want heat? How much will be using the place/running the A/C or heat? How much suffering do you wish on the person who pays the electric bill? Do you want ...
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Cooling the garage in the summer: what do you think of my air conditioning plan?

It isn't clear if 12,000 Btu is enough to cool your garage. Many garages are un-insulated, and different places have different requirements. The big uninsulated door is typically a problem, but ...
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