<VV> Dealer installed AC

Dave Keillor dkeillor at tconcepts.com
Sat Nov 9 13:41:51 EST 2013

It was my understanding it wasn't the neatness that distinguished dealer
from factory.  I've been told that the factory used a cutting torch -- and
my factory ac '66 is consistent with this.  Using a torch on a finished car
wouldn't be a good idea.  In the end, though, the body tag rules.

Dave Keillor

On Sat, Nov 9, 2013 at 11:41 AM, shortle <shortle556 at earthlink.net> wrote:

> Dealer installed A/C using a factory kit should be the same as the factory
> installed with the exception of the tag having the stamping. Some factory
> installers were very neat in their hole cutting, some were not. Some dealer
> installers were very neat in their hole cutting, most were (probably) not.
> As far as not having the center vent, that was a car owner that did not
> want to modify his car in a way that it would be overly obvious. At least
> that was what someone told me at a convention that had A/C on his car but
> did not have the center vent. Maybe even the same car as Ned saw.
> Timothy Shortle in Durango Colorado 81301
> -----Original Message-----
> >From: Dave Keillor <dkeillor at tconcepts.com>
> >Sent: Nov 6, 2013 6:42 AM
> >To:
> >Cc: Virtual Vairs <virtualvairs at corvair.org>
> >Subject: Re: <VV> Dealer installed AC
> >
> >Dealer installed.  Look at the holes in the front bulkhead -- the factory
> >cut them with a torch.
> >
> >
> >Dave Keillor
> >
> >
> >On Tue, Nov 5, 2013 at 11:13 PM, <aeroned at aol.com> wrote:
> >
> >>
> >> I saw what I can only guess was a dealer installed AC car. It was a 65
> >> 110/PG. I had the ball vents but no center vent. The lines were also
> hose
> >> and no metal lines. One of the hoses entered the engine compartment via
> the
> >> drain holes in the air inlet. All of the parts were stock. The owner
> >> claimed it was original and not an owner modification. What do you
> think?
> >>
> >> Ned

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