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Heater Core Replacement for A/C Car going to Non-A/C

Heating / Cooling / AC

  1. scottylack

    scottylack Well-Known Member

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    I have a cuda thats equipped with air. Im not going to run the air anymore and have removed all the parts. I want to restore the heater box and keep using it. First thing I want to replace the heater core...should I buy an a/c or non a/c heater core? I dont want to really do any mods that cant be brought back easily...thanks
     
  2. Cudafor36

    Cudafor36 Well-Known Member

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    Buy the one that is exactly like the one your taking out. That way all the ports line up. And when you wanna be "cool" again you'll not have to worry about one part of the puzzle.
     
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  3. 71droptop

    71droptop Well-Known Member

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    Hi- That's exactly what Im doing. I don't want all that plumbing in the way.
    Whats your plan for the A/C ports coming thru the firewall.
     
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    aussiemark Well-Known Member

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    You will have to plug them to prevent contamination of the evaporator core if you plan on ever using it again.
     
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    aussiemark Well-Known Member

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    You can get a under hood kit from Classic Auto Air that uses a rotary style compressor this will be more compact and allow for higher rpm so you could keep the air conditioner and be more comfortable in the hotter months they useless power to operate as well.
     
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    71droptop Well-Known Member

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    Great idea.
    Thanks
     
  7. Rich G.

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    If you want to sell the 2 hoses coming off the compressor I’d be interested if you’re not using them or going with a newer setup.
     
  8. 71droptop

    71droptop Well-Known Member

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    Rich- hi. send me a PM. with an offer.
    Ill send you pics. May have NOS valve for A/C set up.
    Ill check
    Let me know what you think
    Anything 71 Challenger??????
    914-523-5858
     
  9. aussiemark

    aussiemark Well-Known Member

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    I will eventually get in touch with Classic Auto Air to check if their complete kit with the rotary style compressor will clear the 440-6 air cleaner I have a feeling it will, I remember seeing a photo of a Hemi Challenger with this type of compressor.
     
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    AUSTA Well-Known Member

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    Mark there is a dealer NOS under dash unit on ebay in e-body parts if you want to spend that sort of money for authenticity