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  1. Conversion to electronic AC & heater controls

    Heating & Air Conditioning Systems
    Has anyone converted the vacuum heater and AC controls and valves to an electronic setup? I read a thread on another site from darbysan where he used a Roadmaster setup. It was more detailed than I was looking at as I don't want climate control,outside air temp etc. I was just thinking exactly...
  2. Fan fuse blows when engine starts, 1984.

    Electrical Systems
    My 1984 El Camino blows the fan/ac fuse when engine starts. Thought it was a bad blower motor, took it out, lubed it, worked fine, can let it stay on for a long time with ignition on, works in all speeds, until I start the engine, then fuse blows immediately. What is different when engine runs...
  3. 5th gen...plastic/fiberglass heat\a/c blower motor box...firewall piece

    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...
  4. Need Help with AC/Heater from vents

    Heating & Air Conditioning Systems
    I am new here and I have a 1984 El Camino, and since I got her I have been battling with the AC and heater. I have finally got them to blow through the vents, before it would only go through the defroster and floor. Turns out all needed needed to do was to plug the line into the EGR valve but...
  5. Need help with 78 Caballero Heating/AC Dash Vents

    Heating & Air Conditioning Systems
    So, winters coming up and I'm trying to resolve this issue before it gets too cold. My AC and heater blow air, but only through the floor vents, and the heat or AC are not really hot or cold. I'm trying to figure out how to make the air blow though the dash vents. I took a look at the vacuum...
  6. 85 EC: Is there a hold-down for the AC Evaporator?

    Heating & Air Conditioning Systems
    Putting my 85 EC back together and I am working on the heater/AC box which is out of the car. There is a hold-down for the heater core in my parts box but I don't see a hold-down for the AC evaporator. Does a hold-down for the AC Evaporator exist (or is it a friction fit)? Many thanks, your...
  7. 1980 Malibu non a/c parts needed

    Wanted Items
    Hello all, I am converting to a non a/c car due to a 500 c.i. Cadillac motor i installed.I need the center distribution duct under the dash for a non a/c car as well as the floor outlet and glove box.Any help is appreciated. 1-810-325-9537 [email protected]
  8. A/C blows through defrost vents

    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...
  9. Exhaust leaking through heating or vents?

    Heating & Air Conditioning Systems
    I drove my elco around the block and my head just about exploded from such an intense headache. My exhaust is leaking into the cab and I can't figure out how. No matter what when I start it the heat is on low, is it possible exhaust is getting in through the heater? Also, I notice these two vent...
  10. Heater vaccum assembly question

    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...
  11. 85 el camino heater blowing out white smoke

    Heating & Air Conditioning Systems
    can any one help wen i put my heater on it blows out heat but with white smoke inside the car dose any one know why or how to fix this or any suggestions
  12. 82 heater control cables

    Heating & Air Conditioning Systems
    hey guys, i have an 82 non-ac car and i recently took most of the dash apart to diagnose and fix a water leak on the passenger side. usually i'm pretty good about labeling parts and pieces but i found that i only labeled where the three colored cables came off of the vent doors. i forgot to...
  13. Can't get my heater blowing

    Heating & Air Conditioning Systems
    I have a 79 camino with a 400 small block. The ac is bypassed and when I first got it the heater would barely blow at all. Took the switch apart and cleaned up all the connections and it didnt make any difference. Replaced the blower motor and what i think is the relay switch that is seated next...
  14. 65 duct work

    Heating & Air Conditioning Systems
    in my El Camino, on the inside of the firewall, the box that is the main duct system that has most of the cables hooked to it, is very cracked and brittle, does anyone know either somewhere to get another or how to fix this? im clueless:dontknow: also, i checked out opgi and el camino store but...
  15. 1965 el camino blower switch

    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
  16. Heater core

    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
  17. 1965 Heater Box

    Heating & Air Conditioning Systems
    Greetings all I have a 1965 el camino and am in process of installing the Heater, I have the original heater/exchange (interior piece) but do not have the heater box cover (firewall size) the piece in the engine compartment was out before I got the car, and I need a new one..I got a non-air...