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Old 06-16-2015, 06:20 AM
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Default 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?
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Old 06-16-2015, 09:39 AM
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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.

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Old 06-16-2015, 02:37 PM
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Getting harder to use old factory equipment any more. Aftermarket is the way to go. way cheaper.
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Old 06-16-2015, 04:47 PM
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I have Vintage Air in my 72 Chevy truck and it blows cold .
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Old 06-16-2015, 11:45 PM
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X2 for vintage air
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Old 06-17-2015, 11:06 AM
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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!
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Old 06-27-2015, 09:38 PM
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That's good advice Flemiing23. Thanks to all you guys. Aftermarket it is!
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A vote for Old Air Products and Classic Auto Air
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Old 06-30-2015, 07:55 AM
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Thanks carpoor!
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X2 for vintage air
X3!

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