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Build Thread 67 Impala going from non a/c to full A/C


 

 

Now the A/C parts have arrived 

 

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In a hurry   snapped pic upside down..

New Aluminum Radiator to keep everything cool.

 

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Staff offered to take a bunch of photos- - - - dont think they can keep me away...

Hope to have it done for a Valentine event. 

 

Thursday

More detailed photos of contents 

Spent time rummaging through the  box.    Just like Christmas....

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 Mounting brackets for A/C compressor and alternator

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 Additional pulley for AC

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 Condensor

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 Temp control parts 

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 Module for temp control 

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 A double pulley 

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 Under dash mount unit capable of handling 6 output hoses.

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 Compressor 

 

The New Glove Box

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 New glove box 

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 AC lines prebent. 

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Good Stuff 

 

DAY 3

 



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Just a reminder biggrin   If you get the a/c hooked up and it doesn't "seem" cold...  Its because its February  lol lol  



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I was hoping for a hot Valentine

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Looking good Cliff. That AC will be one cool addition!

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 I love when people spend money on the old iron. Looks awesome Cliff. You must be like a kid at Christmas!



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Nice , its going to be COOL.
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cdnpont wrote:

 Looks awesome Cliff. You must be like a kid at Christmas!


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Actually, the system looks pretty comprehensive. Like the plug and play controller. Looks easy. Bring her by next week and we'll throw it in one afternoon Cliff lol!



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Things are progressing along nicely. 

Here is a link to the Installation manual, very detailed.  31 pages

http://www.classicautoair.com/manuals/1-2045%20INSTALLATION(color).pdf

 

I will be posting some photos soon...  each operation is being photographed. 

Here is a teaser.. 

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 Fresh air input blocked off - reason for fender removal   Circular part... below the extension  

 

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 Old heater control is still in dash

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Empty dash  Heater controls removed, radio removed for easy access.

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 New heater control cables hooked up to heater control with electronic adjustment feature

No more cables to bind up.

More to follow

Cliff 

 

 DAY 3

Rad installed with custom shroud

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 Fan is well into the shroud and should pull very well. 

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Lining up pulleys 

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Spacer to put fan further into shroud 

Better pulley alignment

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Spacer for Crankshaft pulley   yet to be drilled. 

  

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Sizing up the spacer 

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The under dash box is installed.   The glove box had to be removed and will be replaced with a smaller unit.  The original box, heater core and heater motor are removed. 

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The hoses are connected up for the AC Heat vents.   One of the hoses had to be connected prior to the box being installed  

 

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Tight fit for the hoses   Green tube is for the water drainage

 

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View from outside the glove box.

 

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Under dash vents.  will be 4 of them and each one can direct the air right or left or can be completely shut off 

Had to relocate the guage pack. 

 

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AC Compressor no has the hoses hooked up. 

 

Making progress 



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Quite the extensive install ...but what great instructions! Looking good Cliff.

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......excellent thread Cliff.....we have a 66 Impala been thinkin' about this for a while.....

following your progress closely.....smile



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oshawacliff wrote:

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 New heater control cables hooked up to heater control with electronic adjustment feature

No more cables to bind up.

 


 That's slick!



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Just bumped it up for ya Cliff so we could enjoy the added pics. Find it better to add another post with new pics then we can fallow progress easier. looking good by the way!



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Thanks Hawkeye 5766
Wanted to try and keep all the photos together
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