Classic Auto Air now offers a Hi-Po A/C engine compartment upgrade kit for 1987 to 1993 Mustang Fox Body classics. This ultra high-performance engine compartment upgrade kit makes it easy for even a novice to upgrade and convert factory installed air-conditioning in a Mustang classic to the more modern 134a refrigerant with improved performance. (more…)
Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioning’
We’ve been doing periodic updates on our 69 Camaro’s build progress heading into the Death Valley Challenge. The 2012 Death Valley Challenge will test our ability to keep drivers cool in the western hemisphere’s hottest spot. The insulation project on the Camaro is done and it seems like a perfect time to share our thoughts on insulating your classic car. (more…)
Are the original heating and air conditioning vents for your 1969 or 1970 Mustang missing or broken? If this is case, no worries…..Classic Auto Air now offers 1969-70 Ford Mustang Factory Air Replacement AC Vents. (more…)
Although many of our customers retrofit with Classic Auto Air’s model specific Perfect Fit and Perfect Fit Elite AC systems, did you know our OEM Factory Air Conditioning Division, located in Tampa, Florida offers restoration services for original equipment factory air conditioning parts and climate control system components? (more…)
In this video shot live from SEMA 2011, Classic Auto Air’s own Mike Rejkowski chats with Jerry Dixey and discusses how an air conditioning system for a Rolls Royce led to the development of ac systems for classic Mustangs and more. Mike also explains how CAA has a solution for the air conditioning needs of all kinds of classic car owners. Whether your original system is broken or lacks in the performance department, your classic car never came with factory ac, or you are looking to improve on old and out-dated OEM technology, Classic Auto air has a solution that is sure to keep you cool. Mike and Jerry even goof on the old knee freezer systems and highlight the features and benefits of our new and improved Perfect Fit Elite system for 1969-70 Mustangs. If you are new to Classic Auto Air, or just want to figure out what we have been up to lately, don’t miss this cool video from SEMA 2011.
While we were in Las Vegas, the SEMA folks also stopped by our booth and took the time to review our new Perfect Fit Elite Air Conditioning Systems for 1969-1970 Mustangs. From the comments, they seem to think this is a pretty easy air conditioning system to install, which is good….we are on the right track! This clip isn’t very long, but worth a view. Click on the video above to see what their editors had to say!
Have original AC in your car? Want to upgrade it rather than replace it? This is what inspired Mark Houlahan’s upcoming article in Modified Mustangs& Fords. Check it out. It is a great article (although we’re admittedly biased because we love seeing our stuff in print). (more…)
Most cars with air conditioning manufactured prior to 1995 used R12 Freon refrigerant, which is believed to damage the ozone layer. Due to environmental concerns R12 is no longer widely commercially available, having been replaced by R134a. An ozone friendly alternative, R134a is an efficient absorber and carrier of heat, and contrary to popular belief, most cars originally equipped with R12 can be converted to 134a and still keep you just as cool. (more…)
Older cars with factory air come equipped with a POA valve, which is a mechanism that prevents the Evaporator from freezing by by-passing excessive system pressure. In last month’s Tech Talk Blog, we explained how to determine if your POA valve is failing and whether or not the POA valve on your ac system can be rebuilt. Sometimes we get questions about adjusting the POA valve, so we thought we would share this information too. Adjusting a POA valve is quick and easy if you simply follow these steps….. (more…)