Category: Cooling & HVAC

Fresh air vents

Background See also Jaguar XJ6 airflow discussion in the Climate control options post. Midway through the Series 1 XJ6 production in the early 1970s, Jaguar introduced a fresh air intake routed through the front...

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Engine cooling system

System design The Chevy LS3 V8 engine generates significant heat so a state-of-the-art cooling system must be part of restomod planning. Major components Pressurized cooling systems manufactured since the 1980s typically integrate seven major...

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Air conditioning hose connections

Our updated air conditioning system will use the R-134a refrigerant instead of the older R-12 that was in the original 1972 version. R-134a will itself be phased out in the next decade or so,...

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Climate interface options

There are two Vintage Air Compac GenII (see climate control options post) dash interface options worthy of consideration: the Vintage Air Streamline 4-knob analog horizontal panel (491229), or the Dakota Digital digital push button...

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Climate control options

Background Climate control refers to automotive integrated heating, ventilation and air conditioning system (also called automotive HVAC). Modern electric air conditioning was pioneered in 1902 by Willis Haviland Carrier, a New York engineer who...

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