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  1. Air Conditioning & Heating Systems
    Hi all! Just wanted to pick your brains about an a/c R12 to R134A retrofit..... Does anyone know the correct size conversion fittings to retrofit my original R12 system? Believe it or not retrofit kits are getting harder to come by these days (In 1995 I thought they’d ALWAYS be readily...
  2. Heating & Air Conditioning Systems
    Hello, I recently bought my first El Camino (1987) it was originally a v6 but it has been swapped to a 305. The guy I bought it from ripped out all emissions and computer-related parts during the swap and it runs and drives great but he never finished connecting any HVAC stuff back together. He...
  3. Heating & Air Conditioning Systems
    I have just replaced the wiring harness from American-Autowire including the A/C harness. I need some direction...:dontknow: an order of operations if you will to check out my A/C and replace parts as needed. I have the 69 Chevelle wiring diagram and my new harness digram but don't know where to...
  4. Heating & Air Conditioning Systems
    1986 base elky I know I sound as ignorant as I feel. But I crashed my baby. I don't know what this part is called that is siliconed to the firewall that contains the blower motor and a/c components. Can anyone help me with what its called so I can properly search for one. Maybe a pointer on...
  5. Suspension & Steering
    I am restoring a '59 El Camano and have questions about equpment. My info comes from a Oct 1, 1958 Chevrolet publication. 1. Was there other publications dated after 10-58. 2. Were both A/C systems ( in-dash and under-dash) listed in the Chevy Car brosure available? 3. Was up-graded interior...
  6. Wanted Items
    I'm looking for the mounting brackets to mount the dryer and compressor in my 1985 el camino its a 305 if that means anything. (not super knowledgeable about mechanics in vehicles) :poke:
  7. Heating & Air Conditioning Systems
    I have a 80 El Camino Conquista and the A/C has started showing some strange behavior in the past few weeks. 1) The air conditioner/heater will only blow through the vent on the top of the dash meant for the defrost. It will not switch back down to blow on you. 2) The A/C shuts off when I...
  8. Heating & Air Conditioning Systems
    So it's one fix at a time, and now that the center dash plate has been removed to replace the lighter ( kept blowing the fuses ), I decided to take a look at the switch for the heater/air. I'm only getting air from the vents and floor, not the dash vents. That said, the comments I've gotten...
  9. Heating & Air Conditioning Systems
    I just want to check in and get some second opinions before I dive in and start disassembling/repairing the AC harness/conductor. Facts: I have the dash out of my EC currently as I was previously working on some issues related to the vacuum motors and correct vacuum, etc (those issues related...
  10. Electrical Systems
    Does anyone know where the blower switch for a 1965 is supposed to be located or whether it should be incorperated with the other controls for the a/c and heater? thanks guys
  11. Heating & Air Conditioning Systems
    can anyone give me good directions or pictures on how to remove my 1965 el camino heater core, i read the chiltons manuel and it sounds like i might have rivets where it says there are bolts, anything will help. thanks
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