Remove the AC

Discussion in 'General Ranchero Help' started by Parker Harger, Oct 13, 2017.

  1. Parker Harger

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    So I have removed the AC parts including the plenum from my 72 Ranchero. The question is, does anyone know of a heater only cover for that?
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  2. burninbush

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    Well ... one person here used an old valve cover as a duct. Not sure what it was from, but it seems like an easy fix.
     
  3. andrewok1

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    they are differant ,heat only to A/C ,NO COVER ,you will need to make something
     
  4. ribald1

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    I cut the original cover down and fiberglassed over the opening.
     
  5. Parker Harger

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    That's a good idea. I know they make them for GM - http://www.acdelete.com/


    Just thought someone might know one for ford.
     
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    [​IMG][​IMG]thanks rabald1 , the gm and ford cover is the same
     
  7. Parker Harger

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    Yeah, that is the website. But those looks to be only or GM models. Is there a model that is similar to the Ford 1972?
     
  8. LSChero

    LSChero In Maximum Overdrive PLATINUM MEMBER

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    Search the web Parker,find pic of ac delete fire wall to get some ideas.Maybe John will post pic of his mod.,seems simple.
    Nows the time to replace bean can,rag joint if you havent already.I installed rebuilt steering box,with tilt steering wheel.Steering nice and tight now!
     
  9. Parker Harger

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    I like the idea of cutting down and modifying the original AC box

    Still looking for a vacuum reservoir “can”
     
  10. Parker Harger

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    On the 72 the heater hoses are on the right. And no round area to the left

    These do look sweet though.
     
  11. andrewok1

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    you could run you heater hoses to the right side,just a couple 3/4 holes , i used this in place of vacum can
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  12. Parker Harger

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    Thank you sir. I will pick that up
     
  13. Parker Harger

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    So here is my AC box. The bottom holes are broken out and its in need of some repair. I guess I will take all the parts out and see if i can turn it into a better box by cutting it down a bit.
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    Parts removed and broken in half. We have a boat/fiberglass repair shop here locally. I will see what they think about making it smaller.
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    That didn't work try this :
     

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    ok, that makes sense. thanks man
     

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