Is Vintage Air any good?
It’s a well-known brand in the classic car community, and for good reason. Vintage Air has been producing the best quality high-performance air conditioning components for classic cars since 1976.
Does Vintage Air also heat?
HEATER ONLY Add heat and defrost to your ride quickly and easily with a Vintage Air ComPac Heater or Gen II Heater with Defrost.
How much is 134A in Vintage Air?
Vintage Air’s standard charge recommendation is 1.8 lbs (28 oz) of 134A refrigerant. This charge will be correct for most standard installations (dash-mounted systems), but some additional refrigerant will be required for a trunk-mounted system with a liquid line of more than 12 ft.
What REFRIGERANT does Vintage Air use?
VINTAGE AIR SYSTEMS ARE DESIGNED TO OPERATE WITH R134a REFRIGERANT ONLY! USE OF ANY OTHER REFRIGERANTS IS A FIRE HAZARD AND COULD DAMAGE EITHER YOUR AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM OR YOUR VEHICLE.
Where is vintage air manufactured?
San Antonio, Texas
We know you guys like to see how these products are made, and knowing they are made in this great country we call our own makes the story even more intriguing. Based in San Antonio, Texas, Vintage Air Inc. offers the most comprehensive line of high-performance aftermarket air conditioning components available.
Does Vintage Air compressor come with oil?
No additional oil is necessary in new Vintage Air-supplied compressors. Typical problems encountered when charging a system: Noisy compressor: If a system is overcharged, both gauges will register abnormally high readings.
How do you calibrate Vintage Air controls?
Turn on the ignition switch (do not start the engine).
- Move the (3) control panel levers or knobs to the following positions: Blower Speed: HIGH.
- Move the (3) control panel levers or knobs to the following positions: Blower Speed: LOW.
- Confirm proper operation of the controls. Repeat the procedure if necessary.
Who bought Vintage Air?
Jack Chisenhall, owner of Vintage Air, 2011 Robert E. Petersen Lifetime Achievement Award Honoree. Jack Chisenhall, owner of Vintage Air, was recently awarded the 2011 Robert E. Petersen Lifetime Achievement Award at the 13th Annual Hot Rod & Restoration Trade Show.
What is vintage air Gen IV?
The system can handle even the largest sedan or wagon and its unique shape allows fitment in vehicles with higher transmission tunnels and stepped firewalls such as cars of the 1950s and later. The Gen IV is Vintage Air’s most powerful and intelligent climate control system.
What is a Gen II Compac system?
The Gen II ComPac is an ideal system for coupes, classic trucks and smaller sedans. 66005-VUZ-A Gen II Mini – Heat, Cool & DefrostGen II technology is even incorporated into our smallest full feature heat & cool system. Exclusive CAD designed case delivers surprising capacity in an easy to fit package.
What is a Gen II Mini duct system?
The Gen II Mini is an ideal system for early model trucks and smaller hot rods. 60500-VUA – for Gen II ComPac & Mini 1800 duct adapter for center vent. Turns air flow down for under-dash louver use. 623000-VUA – for Gen II ComPac & Mini smooth diverter duct directs heater air to left side of car when evaporator is mounted to extreme right side.
Why buy a vintage air system?
So when you buy a Vintage Air system, you know that it represents literally thousands of hours of research, engineering and real-world testing BEFORE we ever place them on the market. So what makes the Gen II & IV systems different?