<VV> 140 engines and A/C
whubbell at cox.net
Fri Oct 14 11:02:32 EDT 2005
Correct. Today, of course, it is much easier to add A/C to a 140 as several
people have made special high mounts for modern Sanden compressors.
Here is a link to the photos of my son's 1965 Monza 140 in which I installed
It is essentially a 1966 style installation, except it uses a Sanden
compressor and new 1966-style condenser - both supplied by Rusty Rose (
http://www.rustysonline.com/) and uses R134a
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bryan Blackwell" <bryan at skiblack.com>
To: "Russ Moorhouse" <corvair65 at verizon.net>
Cc: "VV" <virtualvairs at corvair.org>
Sent: Thursday, October 13, 2005 5:10 PM
Subject: Re: <VV> 140 engines and A/C
> There was a special "high" compressor mount for 140s starting in '66,
> along with the condenser that mounts over the air inlet. There were a
> very small number of '66 Corsa converts made with A/C (~150 - 200).
> I'm sure you could find more info about this in the Corvair Decade, or
> perhaps the new Air Conditioning book.
> On Oct 13, 2005, at 5:03 PM, Russ Moorhouse wrote:
>> This got me to wondering if the 140 engine offered A/C in '666 or if it
>> ever was an option on the 140. From the A/C units I've seen, the
>> compressor sits right were the secondary carb would be on the right side.
>> If they did offer A/C on the 140, where was the compressor mounted?
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