Tech Topic: What are the dimensions and characteristics of the #6, #8 and #10 O-rings supplied with my system?
O-rings are used in numerous applications, from faucet cartridges to spacecraft. They are made of various materials and they come in many sizes. Vintage Air components are always shipped with all of the O-rings required for installation, but occasionally a situation may arise where additional O-rings are needed. While you can always order O-rings directly […]
Tech Topic: How Do I Measure, Cut and Install My Duct Hoses?
Duct hoses are an essential part of your Vintage Air system. The duct hose transports air from the blower in the evaporator sub case to the vents on, above, and under the dash, so proper installation and routing is a must! When you receive your system from Vintage Air, it will typically arrive with one […]
Tech Topic: Is an Electric Compressor a Good Option for My Hot Rod?
Over the years, we have received a number of questions regarding electric compressors, and whether or not they are available through Vintage Air. Since the 1990s, our engineers have tested numerous electric compressors as part of Vintage Air’s comprehensive research and development program, and we have used them in several all-electric vehicle applications, including the […]
Tex’s Tips for Surviving the Summer Heat Wave
Surviving the summer heat wave. Extreme heat is the primary enemy of your A/C system. To avoid untimely breakdowns and ensure that your Vintage Air system operates at peak efficiency, you must inspect the entire cooling system before heading out for a summer of cruising. In our many years of experience, we have found that […]
How to Air Condition Your Hot Rod
This updated edition of the original book, written back in 1993,not only tells you how to plan an install, but gives you the understanding and basic knowledge about a complete air conditioning system. This book explains the science of the refrigerant, the importance of insulation, and how controlling humidity and heat levels inside the car […]