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Author Topic: Vintage AC from BC BRONCOS A/C SYSTEM  (Read 7243 times)

K9KITT

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Vintage AC from BC BRONCOS A/C SYSTEM
« on: June 09, 2014, 05:05:08 PM »
I am a new member and just recently bought a 1975 ford Bronco and was thinking about putting in one of theses vintage air system from BC Broncos any recommendation on installers in Tallahassee or anybody that has put one in.

JustaFordGuy

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Re: Vintage AC from BC BRONCOS A/C SYSTEM
« Reply #1 on: June 09, 2014, 08:43:38 PM »
That's the one I have and I have mixed feelings about it. The compressor bracket that comes with it sucks. There is no way that I have found to get the two belts on it like it should be and with a single belt it will slip. It also makes the power steering belt slip. Also the air flow through the vents that come with the unit is inadequate to keep the evaporator from freezing up. I changed them out with some others I bought and with the new ones and always running floor and dash vents together it will run without freezing and works good. I can answer any other questions you may have about the kit.

I have heard that the larger Vintage air systems directly from VA cool much better but making them fit in an EB takes major fabrication and under dash modifications.
77 Bronco, 302, 4bbl, Hei, C4, PS, PB, BCB-A/C, 33" KM2s, D44/Lock-Right Chromo axles, 9"/Grizzly locker, 2.5" sl, 1" bl, Bilstein shocks, 1 ton steering, JB-fab twin stick, D20,

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K9KITT

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Re: Vintage AC from BC BRONCOS A/C SYSTEM
« Reply #2 on: June 09, 2014, 09:12:55 PM »
Sounds like the Vintage air GEN 4 A/C SYSTEM is the one to go with if I can find someone that can do it.
Who did you have install your system?

JustaFordGuy

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Re: Vintage AC from BC BRONCOS A/C SYSTEM
« Reply #3 on: June 10, 2014, 09:52:32 AM »
Yeah the Gen4 is a much better system but it's not real easy to install in a Bronco. It will take some modifications and some fab work on the top of the cowl area to make it fit. There have been a few write ups about it on classicbroncos.com.

I don't let anyone else work on my Bronco. ;)
77 Bronco, 302, 4bbl, Hei, C4, PS, PB, BCB-A/C, 33" KM2s, D44/Lock-Right Chromo axles, 9"/Grizzly locker, 2.5" sl, 1" bl, Bilstein shocks, 1 ton steering, JB-fab twin stick, D20,

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Re: Vintage AC from BC BRONCOS A/C SYSTEM
« Reply #4 on: June 18, 2014, 06:38:09 AM »
Just put a Gen 4 in mine 2 weeks ago and I'm very pleased with it. The only problem we had was the fan blade would hit the Compressor, so we put a electric Spal fan on and everything is great. I called one of vintage air suppliers on their website and the guy said it would take around 20 hours and they charged $90.00 per hour LOL. I called Ronnie at Lambs Diesel in Lake City and he put it in and done a alignment for less than $500.00

JustaFordGuy

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Re: Vintage AC from BC BRONCOS A/C SYSTEM
« Reply #5 on: June 18, 2014, 09:23:21 AM »
That's a heck of a deal. Did he have to do much work to get it under the dash? I would like to see the install.
77 Bronco, 302, 4bbl, Hei, C4, PS, PB, BCB-A/C, 33" KM2s, D44/Lock-Right Chromo axles, 9"/Grizzly locker, 2.5" sl, 1" bl, Bilstein shocks, 1 ton steering, JB-fab twin stick, D20,

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Re: Vintage AC from BC BRONCOS A/C SYSTEM
« Reply #6 on: June 18, 2014, 09:44:12 AM »
I'll take pictures later today when I get back to my shop

lccleaner

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Re: Vintage AC from BC BRONCOS A/C SYSTEM
« Reply #7 on: June 19, 2014, 07:31:30 AM »
Here you go

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Re: Vintage AC from BC BRONCOS A/C SYSTEM
« Reply #8 on: June 19, 2014, 09:00:51 AM »
Looks like a clean install. Hows the air flow with that style of vents? Can you post the VA part number of the kit you ordered?
77 Bronco, 302, 4bbl, Hei, C4, PS, PB, BCB-A/C, 33" KM2s, D44/Lock-Right Chromo axles, 9"/Grizzly locker, 2.5" sl, 1" bl, Bilstein shocks, 1 ton steering, JB-fab twin stick, D20,

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lccleaner

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Re: Vintage AC from BC BRONCOS A/C SYSTEM
« Reply #9 on: June 19, 2014, 09:11:15 AM »
941150 1966-77 Bronco Gen IV Complete Kit


It blows really hard, I'm impressed with it

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Re: Vintage AC from BC BRONCOS A/C SYSTEM
« Reply #10 on: June 19, 2014, 09:18:44 AM »
I think you have settled it for me.  Would Lamb's do it again you think?  Although, that is down the road a way.
1975 Bronco Sport 302, C4, PS, PB

lccleaner

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Re: Vintage AC from BC BRONCOS A/C SYSTEM
« Reply #11 on: June 19, 2014, 09:52:22 AM »
I just asked him for you, he said if you could leave it with him for roughly 2 weeks because he only works on it on slow days and you buy all the parts ie belt,  heater hoses, electric fan if needed. He would put it in and do a alignment for $500.00

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Re: Vintage AC from BC BRONCOS A/C SYSTEM
« Reply #12 on: June 19, 2014, 10:25:27 AM »
I like the routing of the hoses...do they route down through the side vent as well and is that the suggested way that Vintage suggests to install?
1969 Bronco U15 ,302,C4,PS, and rust...well, not so much now

BTIMMONS

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Re: Vintage AC from BC BRONCOS A/C SYSTEM
« Reply #13 on: June 19, 2014, 10:27:34 AM »
BTW, your Bronco isn't "Yellow" is it??? LOL  8)
1969 Bronco U15 ,302,C4,PS, and rust...well, not so much now

lccleaner

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Re: Vintage AC from BC BRONCOS A/C SYSTEM
« Reply #14 on: June 19, 2014, 06:47:09 PM »

it was supposed to be red, damn paint store LOL

 

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