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61 Corvair with factory a/c in a local junkyard #396431
10/14/17 03:26 AM
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Walking through a local pull and pay I noticed a 61? Corvair with factory a/c,I had never seen one before and the car is complete except for front seats. Grade A Auto parts West Third street Dayton Ohio and can get phone number if anyone interested but someone out there probably could use these parts.


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Re: 61 Corvair with factory a/c in a local junkyard [Re: junkyardjeff] #400054
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All the a/c parts on the dash have been taken and hope someone on here got them,all the parts on the motor are still there.


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Re: 61 Corvair with factory a/c in a local junkyard [Re: junkyardjeff] #400253
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Jeff, if indeed it was a '61 is is very unusual to find with factory AC. Not many were equipped with it and indeed the AC parts are very different then say 62-64. The compressor was a bright green in color and was the same one used on full size cars, and the under dash unit parts are also very different. Wish you had a photo. Ed Bittman VCCA#47508 Dade City,Fl

Re: 61 Corvair with factory a/c in a local junkyard [Re: corvaired] #400259
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It was either 60 or 61 since it had a generator and yes it looked like the same compressor that was on the full size cars. I was suprised to see it and the first I seen with factory a/c

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Re: 61 Corvair with factory a/c in a local junkyard [Re: junkyardjeff] #400260
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A 1964 Corvair still had a generator.


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Re: 61 Corvair with factory a/c in a local junkyard [Re: Chev Nut] #400261
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All I know that is was a first generation Corvair.


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Re: 61 Corvair with factory a/c in a local junkyard [Re: corvaired] #400268
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Originally Posted By: corvaired
Jeff, if indeed it was a '61 is is very unusual to find with factory AC. Not many were equipped with it and indeed the AC parts are very different then say 62-64. The compressor was a bright green in color and was the same one used on full size cars, and the under dash unit parts are also very different. Wish you had a photo. Ed Bittman VCCA#47508 Dade City,Fl
The Corvair A/C compressor is reverse rotation, only good on a Corvair.

Re: 61 Corvair with factory a/c in a local junkyard [Re: StylemasterMEL] #400292
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No AC offered on 1960 Corvairs. Engine very different from '61-64,no room for application. Ed Bittman VCCA#47508 Dade City,Fl

Re: 61 Corvair with factory a/c in a local junkyard [Re: StylemasterMEL] #400316
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[/quote]The Corvair A/C compressor is reverse rotation, only good on a Corvair.
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Could that be the reason for the green paint on compressor?


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Re: 61 Corvair with factory a/c in a local junkyard [Re: John 348/340HP] #400326
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I do not remember it being all green but I think it had a green stripe painted around it.


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Re: 61 Corvair with factory a/c in a local junkyard [Re: junkyardjeff] #400369
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Green was to identify reverse rotation. It could have been all green or just green stripe. I have a Corvair buddy that has been looking for all the components to install in his '61. I will forward your info to him,thanks. Ed Bittman VCCA#47508 Dade City,Fl

Re: 61 Corvair with factory a/c in a local junkyard [Re: corvaired] #400370
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2 weeks ago everything in the engine compartment was still there.


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Re: 61 Corvair with factory a/c in a local junkyard [Re: junkyardjeff] #402406
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"Green was to identify reverse rotation. It could have been all green or just green stripe. I have a Corvair buddy that has been looking for all the components to install in his '61. I will forward your info to him,thanks. Ed Bittman VCCA #47508 Dade City,Fl"

Ed,

If you can use them I have some 12 ounce cans of R12 refrigerant and also a couple of 30 pound R12 cylinders.

Ray W

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Re: 61 Corvair with factory a/c in a local junkyard [Re: junkyardjeff] #403412
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I found out who took all the interior a/c parts.


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