Tech Topic: How Do I Calibrate My Gen IV 3-Lever/Knob Control Panel?
Preliminary Information On Vintage Air Gen IV systems using factory controls, the control panel will need to be calibrated to ensure proper function. The following procedure will work when calibrating Gen IV control panels with 3 levers or knobs (Blower Speed, Mode, Temperature), and may be repeated as many times as necessary to get it […]
Tech Topic: How Do I Troubleshoot My System?
The following guide will help the installer determine if a problem that would cause a malfunction exists in the system. If you are experiencing problems in the physical operation of the unit (blower speeds, door operation, etc.), we encourage you to refer to the wiring diagram located in the instruction manual. Using a continuity or […]
Tech Topic: What are the Dimensions and Characteristics of the #6, #8 and #10 O-Rings Supplied with My System?
When you receive your air conditioning components from Vintage Air, O-rings will be included for use with all fittings, hardlines and A/C hoses. Seated in a groove, these tiny rubber rings are compressed as two parts are fastened together, thereby creating a seal at the joint. O-rings are used in numerous applications, from faucet […]
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 the 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]