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#2447345 - 02/06/18 10:02 AM Air Gap intake and factory AC
WadeMetzinger Offline
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Can you run the Edelbrock Air Gap intake on a SB and still run the factory A/C?

I’m not sure if there were issues with clearance or mounting bracket so I figured I’d ask you guys.

This will be in a 1968 Barracuda.

Thanks for the help in advance!
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#2447561 - 02/06/18 04:22 PM Re: Air Gap intake and factory AC [Re: WadeMetzinger]
MarkM Offline
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Loc: USA, MI
The RPM Air-Gap and Performer RPM both have the water neck in a different location than stock. I know for sure that it interferes with A/C on later model cars that use the Sanderson compressor. It can be overcome with custom brackets - I've seen it done. Can't speak to the older stuff though.


Edited by MarkM (02/06/18 04:23 PM)
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#2447719 - 02/06/18 07:58 PM Re: Air Gap intake and factory AC [Re: WadeMetzinger]
dfsmopars Offline
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Registered: 08/13/07
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Loc: Kentucky
I put an Air Gap on a 5.9 in my ‘72 Charger. Top radiator hose is on the left side. Installed a Sanden A/C compressor from ACC with their supplied brackets. Had to be a little clever with the heater hose fitting it all worked out well.
Probably have pictures stored on a flash drive if they would help.


Edited by dfsmopars (02/06/18 08:00 PM)

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