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A/C Lines Identification

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The previous owner pulled the A/C out of the car so don’t have much to go off of. I picked these A/C lines up 10 plus years and ago trying to get back at it again. Was looking for 1970 lines, thinking they are later due some of the bends when comparing engine bay photos. There is another line that I forgot to take pictures of, it looks like it would be the one that goes from the drier across of the rad support to the drivers side of the condenser, which wouldn’t be correct for 1970.

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cuda joe

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in the first pic the small line expansion valve goes to fire wall the other end to the drier.......large line goes to fire wall. then the side with the baffle goes to compressor in the second pic the one with the baffle and brackets goes to the compressor the other end to the condenser..... i bought the other line from condensor to drier on line somewhere
 

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'71-72 B & E body lines, if you can't use them, I'd be interested in buying them from you if they are not too rusty internally.

That was my concern...from the expansion to the dryer that hose appears to be incorrect but aftermarket hose is available to correct to the fittings change.

The other question can the larger lines be mad to work. 1970 lines appear to be very hard to find also along with not knowing if there is a difference between small and big blocks yet.
 

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my car is a a 71 big block i know they are factory lines i can measure them and send pics if you would like i know that the repro line from the expansion valve to drier is not shaped like my original i bead blasted and polished mine before i had them cad plated they look great
 

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1970 big block, 71 is the same. Basicallly the only difference in the lines is the length of the suction line - firewall to compressor- between small & big block.

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1971 383 factory lines i restored... the ones that were plated originally i had cad plated and the ones that were painted black i repainted and new barrier hose crimped on.. good luck with your project

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I just started digging in all my a/c parts to liquidate.
I have these lines, and condenser, pullies, and brackets for a big block 71.
And a complete small block set up
"on the hoof"

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Top hose with no expansion chamber I believe is 73 b big block
And a pile to id.

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