* Hoses supplied with one end open, along with the corresponding fitting and crimping instructions. Your local a/c shop can provide crimping services, or we can provide the crimping service for an additional fee. Instructions for both options will be included.
Toward the middle of 1974 the air-conditioning systems for this model were switched to VIR (Valves-In-Receiver) controlled systems. For VIR equipped cars, please see our part #23-237E.
WHAT ENGINES DO THE COMPRESSOR BRACKETS FIT?
This kit is designed for use with the newer 134a refrigerant, though we may be able to provide an R12 version of this kit if desired. Please CLICK HERE for information on converting R12 systems to 134a
Stock Small or Big Block Chevy V8 with long water pump and compressor mounted on drivers side (left-hand) of the engine.
UNSURE? Please call or EMAIL with questions.
ENGINE BEEN MODIFIED? Please call or EMAIL with details before purchasing
CAN I INSTALL THESE PARTS MYSELF?
The average hobbyist can install without difficulty. General rule of thumb is if you change your own parts, you can change these parts.
It is recommended, however, to have the system evacuated & charged by a professional. Hose Crimping instructions can be downloaded by CLICKING HERE.
Other than crimping one end of the hoses and charging the system, no other specialized tools or knowledge is required for installation of parts.
This kit is designed for use with the newer 134a refrigerant. It is important to make sure the evaporator, condenser and liquid line/hose are either changed or flushed and clean of contamination before installation and charging of the system.
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