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wanting to add AC to my Charger

Texas charger 73

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Feb 23, 2014
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i want to get AC for my 73 charger small block.. it is a factory ac car, but i no longer have any of the under hood components the ac evaporator is good and i recently rebuilt the heater box... i have looked at vintage and old air products, but they want to completely add there own box... is there a company that makes just the under hood components? Should i just try to find a replacement factory system that has been converted to r-134 already.... it gets hot in Texas in the summer
If it’s factory ac I’d look for parts to put it back together the way it was... but if money is snug a sanden compressor with universal hoses and fittings is pretty easy..
Classic auto air has a firewall forward kit. That is what I used.
Classic auto air has a firewall forward kit. That is what I used.
How was the kit? fairly simple install? i still have the ac pulleys from my 318 as currently my 360 has non ac pulleys.. was there anything extra you had to buy or was it a complete under hood kit? happen to have some pics you could shoot over to me
Classic auto air has a firewall forward kit. That is what I used.
so i went to classic auto air website and didn't find anything but complete kits like vintage air, but i did find a firewall forward kit with a company called Original air... you have a part number for the classic kit you used?
The kit was complete with everything except the freon. Was easy to install only had to get a couple hoses crimped after cutting them to length
Original air is part of Classic auto air. I used the 22-314-BB kit
Hi Texas, I was on a budget for an AC system for my 71 challenger. So I was a little adventurous and built my own under hood system with pump, hose kit, dryer and hard lines, etc. Here are some pics of that system. And the good thing is doesn’t have to cost a $1000 on it and it works great. Bought everything off EBay. Good luck with whatever direction you choose.