I also have a MK2 with the AC unit from Northracecars. It works well, but I never use it without the top on. I tend to drive year round because we do not have much other than Spring out here in Northern California. Even when it gets over 100F, I do not use the AC. It makes cold air at the vents and you can stick your fingers in them to cool down. With the hard top on, even without the windows, I can feel the difference with the AC on. I will grab some pictures today for you.
Wow thanks for the great sharing. Really helped me know more about air con parts and what not. I have also been trying to find out more about air cons and came across this blog that really helped. Do check it out!
I created my own system using Vintage Air components and the firewall forward option. I had to cut an opening in the firewall to mount the main unit as it resides about half inside the firewall and half outside the fire wall. I also had to fabricate a "box" to enclose the blower motor. I installed all the components then measured the hoses needed and had my local NAPA store make them. I added two vents to the dash and two vents to the under dash console that I also fabricated. I typically point the directional vents in the under dash console to blow cold air into the foot wells. I can honestly say that this set-up makes a huge difference even with no top. I currently live outside Atlanta so I am in a hot/humid environment. I also have the Factory Five wipers installed. As with everything in these cars, it is a tight fit but it works great. Well worth the effort and money to me. I have attached some photos.
Looking for a template for the underside of trunk lid. Car back from painter and forgot to make one before. Thought it would be easier to see if somebody had one, make a copy than email to me.
recent post by postal has me a bit concerned about high volume oil pumps.
For those who haven't been keeping up with my build thread, here's some background.
I have a rebuilt 1966 289 HiPo that I got off a friend. He was not the one who had it rebuilt, and bought it off someone else years...
My father purchased roadster 7700 in winter of 2012. In fall of 2012 he passed away in an accident and I have had the car ever since.
The car is a high end build with paint completed, all drivetrain in but there are many items needing completion.
Interior isn’t done. The thumper cam, dual quads...
Hello, I recently purchased a MK2 Base Kit that that was never put together. It also came with a few extras. The previous owner purchased a 80K mile 89 GT and generously included all the parts with the kit. I will be documenting my build here. I would appreciate any input good or bad. The plan...
I am still in the process of collecting parts for my donor build. My plan is to go with new off the shelf parts excluding differential(at shop being rebuilt), engine and trans. I have been ordering a looot of parts recently and I am waiting on some to get started.
I thought maybe I could get...
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