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jaybodine59 06-16-2015 07:20 AM

Factory Air or Aftermarket?
I have a 72 Chevelle convertible with no factory air. I am going to install air and trying to decide which way to go. Any inside on aftermarket kits?

chevymaher 06-16-2015 10:39 AM

Just my experience. Unless you just got to have factory looking air. Aftermarket is way way cheaper.
My car had factory air. But it was missing dash parts when I got it. I paid 900 dollars for a totalled El Camino to get it from. Then recondition it all and install it. I already way over what aftermarket unit cost and it isn't done yet. Firewall and inside is done tho.
I hear good things about Vintage Air units tho.

EDIT; nice typing Fred Flintstone

shadowgray396 06-16-2015 03:37 PM

Getting harder to use old factory equipment any more. Aftermarket is the way to go. way cheaper.

flash 06-16-2015 05:47 PM

I have Vintage Air in my 72 Chevy truck and it blows cold .

shadowgray396 06-17-2015 12:45 AM

X2 for vintage air

fleming23 06-17-2015 12:06 PM

I have both Vintage and Classic Auto Air in two of my old cars. Regardless of what you choose, the biggest thing you can do is go through and seal up any and all sources of hot air! Use some sort of heat resistant matting on the floor, firewall, etc. Keeping the heat out is the biggest hurdle!

jaybodine59 06-27-2015 10:38 PM

That's good advice Flemiing23. Thanks to all you guys. Aftermarket it is!

carpoor 06-27-2015 10:46 PM

A vote for Old Air Products and Classic Auto Air

jaybodine59 06-30-2015 08:55 AM

Thanks carpoor!

toofastforyou 07-22-2015 09:36 PM


Originally Posted by shadowgray396 (Post 58392)
X2 for vintage air


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