Installing Heat, Cool, and Defrost in Your Street Rod on In the Garage Media

It’s as Simple as Hot & Cold There’s one distinct advantage to any enclosed street rod: you are in charge of the weather, sort of. Truthfully, a closed car with a cool, heat, and defrost system is something we take for granted on our everyday drivers but it’s something we have to engineer into our […]

Vintage Air in Mopar Connection

Vintage Air Sets Up This 1967 Satellite For Summer Sundays A look at the history of aftermarket air conditioning systems shows that both technology and the engineering behind it have come a long way. Some of our elder statesmen might recall that one of the first to the market was the window-mounted “car cooler.” First […]


Vintage Air, the leading manufacturer of complete performance air conditioning systems for classics, trucks, hot rods and street rods, has announced the release of its new bolt-in replacement control panel for 1966-67 Chevrolet Nova. The control panels are designed to replace the factory controls and operate Vintage Air Gen IV systems.   On classic cars […]

Vintage Air in Hot Rod Magazine

The Front Runner! Big-Block Chevy Serpentine Belt Conversion Kit In the old days, V-belts were called fan belts, and most cars had only one. Then power steering, air conditioning, and even smog pumps came along, and the front of an American V-8 engine soon looked like Medusa trying to eat a refrigerator. Read More:

The Inside Scoop On Front Drive Accessory Systems

The V-belt has long been a staple of pulley systems that drive air conditioning, alternators or power steering units. Often running multiple thin V-belts from the engine’s crankshaft pulley to each accessory — known as the front drive system — was standard on older cars.  But V-belts have their limitations. Over time the thin belts […]

Vintage Air in Street Trucks Magazine

Project Raven | Installing New Gauges and Adding A/C Complete confidence with every crank is what you’re buying, and the embarrassment of a dead engine is something you no longer fear. The cost of the parts is appreciated with every drive. Although, if your wife is sweating in the passenger seat on a hot summer […]


Jack Chisenhall is one of the newest members to receive SEMA’s highest honor SAN ANTONIO (May 26, 2020) – Vintage Air owner and founder Jack Chisenhall is one of four industry icons announced as 2020 inductees into the Specialty Equipment Manufacturing Association (SEMA) Hall of Fame. Chisenhall is being recognized as an innovative leader who […]

Vintage Air Creates New Pre-Treatment Process for Powder Coating

Vintage Air’s new pre-treatment process provides a longer lasting and more durable powder coating to ensure only the highest quality product makes it to consumers. Vintage Air, the leading manufacturer of complete performance air conditioning systems for street rods, sport trucks and performance cars, has designed a new pre-treatment process for its in-house powder coating. […]