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Model Specific Air Conditioning
1930's to 1980's Cars & Trucks
Since 1977

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Should I Update Air Conditioning Components or Restore My Classic Car’s Factory Original A/C?

When it comes to classic cars, original only happens once and there is something to be said for maintaining and refurbishing factory assembly line original components. Yet
upgrades to improve performance, and driver comfort may make more sense depending on the condition of your vehicle and how (and if) you drive it. This debate has no right or wrong answer, but at the end of the day, the decision to restore factory original AC components or install a new air conditioning system depends on a variety of factors, including resale value and use of the vehicle. 

Classic Auto Air Catalog Downloads

Are you looking for complete catalog information on the aftermarket air conditioning systems, OEM parts, or air conditioning restoration services available from Classic Auto Air?  We have a number of catalogs and price sheets available to help you make short work of your next AC upgrade or restoration project.

Converting Classic Ford Muscle Cars to 134a Refrigerant

classic mustang air conditioningCars with air conditioning systems manufactured before 1995 used R-12 Freon, a refrigerant which is considered by many to be harmful to the ozone layer and no longer produced in most countries. The current  industry standard, R-134a, is an efficient absorber and carrier of heat that lacks the ozone damaging properties associated with R-12. Contrary to popular belief, most cars originally equipped with R-12 can be converted to 134a and still keep you just as cool.  Here are some basic tips to convert your classic Ford muscle car to 134a.