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Old 07-11-2018, 03:23 PM   #1
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Rear AC Installation Question

Just had a complete Vintage Air Surefit system installed in my non-ac '69 Burb and it feels great... In the front seat!
So I am going to put a rear system in and was wondering about mounting the blower unit on the roof in back.

Does the blower unit mounting bracket get spot welded to the roof or what?

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Old 07-11-2018, 06:05 PM   #2
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Re: Rear AC Installation Question

Does that system cool the rear at all? I am starting the thought and research for air on mine as well. Do you have any pics of the finished product?
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Old 07-11-2018, 06:18 PM   #3
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Re: Rear AC Installation Question

Hey Dozerbill - I might start another thread on the install. The guy who did it took around 300 pictures of the install. And with about 400sqft! of windows it doesn't cool the rest of the burb and without changes it probably never will!
Which is why I'm going to put in a rear unit as well...and also add radiant barrier low shade nano-ceramic film on all those windows.

Any way - back to my original question :-)
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Old 07-12-2018, 02:04 PM   #4
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Re: Rear AC Installation Question

I used a factory single rear unit along with a vintage air front. Nothing attaches to the roof skin. It has a brace that goes left to right and two braces that attach by the back. Works great, been in my 67 almost 20 years
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Old 07-12-2018, 04:31 PM   #5
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Re: Rear AC Installation Question

Hey Street Smart thanks man!
Don't suppose you have any pictures of the brace and how it is installed, etc...?
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Old 07-12-2018, 09:49 PM   #6
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Get some tonight
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Old 07-13-2018, 05:18 PM   #7
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Re: Rear AC Installation Question

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Hey Dozerbill - I might start another thread on the install. The guy who did it took around 300 pictures of the install. And with about 400sqft! of windows it doesn't cool the rest of the burb and without changes it probably never will!
Which is why I'm going to put in a rear unit as well...and also add radiant barrier low shade nano-ceramic film on all those windows.

Any way - back to my original question :-)
That would be a big help I am starting my vintage air install sunday
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Old 07-13-2018, 05:43 PM   #8
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Re: Rear AC Installation Question

I did a search and this was the best picture I could come up with. My headliner and rear unit are back in so not easy for me to take pics.

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Old 07-13-2018, 06:29 PM   #9
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Thanks Dave - I saw that pic as well when I was bumping around... Not a lot of mounting pictures out there, so hoping Street Smart gets some good ones!
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