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Thanks for bringing this back from the dead! Question for anyone that has installed the Vintage Air System

The firewall on my 69 has been completely sealed off where the old heater box came in, the metal was cut out and a patch welded in. https://photos.app.goo.gl/4czR47scN4dCVpgMA

All of the hoses and old air "distribution box" are gone. https://photos.app.goo.gl/5ayueu8MMRmUbzPf6

I do have the A/C style dash with all vents in place (Bluetooth receiver currently in the front vent spot). https://photos.app.goo.gl/5Zq9R75dMvoveE1q7

Based off the above post, it looks like my situation is ideal for the Vintage Air system, seems like a complete standalone unit.

Can anyone confirm?

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4 hours ago, GSEninja said:

Thanks for bringing this back from the dead! Question for anyone that has installed the Vintage Air System

The firewall on my 69 has been completely sealed off where the old heater box came in, the metal was cut out and a patch welded in. https://photos.app.goo.gl/4czR47scN4dCVpgMA

All of the hoses and old air "distribution box" are gone. https://photos.app.goo.gl/5ayueu8MMRmUbzPf6

I do have the A/C style dash with all vents in place (Bluetooth receiver currently in the front vent spot). https://photos.app.goo.gl/5Zq9R75dMvoveE1q7

Based off the above post, it looks like my situation is ideal for the Vintage Air system, seems like a complete standalone unit.

Can anyone confirm?

I would think that you need 2 holes for heater hose from the engine to ac unit and 2 holes for the ac lines from the compressor to ac unit. Or just one big hole for all 4 hoses/lines. 

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6 hours ago, newstang said:

i use vintage air in all my builds, it is pretty stand alone. 

Great to know! Moving to NC pretty soon and I have a feeling I'll need it out there,  thank you!

3 hours ago, aslanefe said:

I would think that you need 2 holes for heater hose from the engine to ac unit and 2 holes for the ac lines from the compressor to ac unit. Or just one big hole for all 4 hoses/lines. 

No problem cutting the holes, just making sure I won't need the old mounting hole, thank you!

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Nice work. I am planning to convert my non-A/C 70 mach to A/C. So I'll be following your progress closely.

I am using A/C original vents. So for the lower dash vent holes I made a template for the holes from an original A/C dash to get the size and position right and cut them out on my non-A/C dash. I used a clear plastic mylar for the template so I could see the dash thru it. I cut it with a nibbler on a drill and then filed it. Not easy with the contour of the dash.

My dash has a nasty hole in it where the drivers vent is, so I had little to loose by doing it. It turned out perfect. 

 

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2 hours ago, Rich Ackermann said:

Anybody want a copy of the left and right templates let me know and I can email them to you.

Yes please:

robertpmcdougal@gmail.com

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Has anybody with a vintage Air A/C conversion kit tried installing the optional lower vent center dash bezels instead of installing them in the stock location above the radio? I want to use the stock A/C vent location above the radio bezel for a pair of gauges (Volt & Oil) as I have a stock tach in the dash cluster., so I am thinking of locating the vents below the dash on either side of the heater controls and center console. Looking for any feedback/pointers  on placement and air duct routing from someone who has tried this with their Vintage Air kit. 

Here is a picture I spliced together of the upper dash with the gauges installed in in the stock vent location and lower dash with the Vintage Air optional vents placed below the dash on either side of the console. I am not very good at computer graphics, but the picture shows what I am thinking of.

 

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