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Question Replacing HVAC Cables On A '68

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One of the many small jobs I want to do on the '68 this off season is to replace my HVAC cables. One cable is completely missing and the other 2 are just hanging there. The car does not have air. The attached pic is from a '66 is it the same or at least similar enough to get me started?? If not, does anyone have another pic that might be better? I''ve ordered new cables and would really like to have defrost available for those spring and fall drives. BTW, the blower motor works fine so I thin kit's just a matter of cables and new seals--I hope. Thanks!!

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I was involved in a thread about '68 AC and the originator of the thread was installing AC in his car, as was at least one other who responded to the post. If you review that thread you could send out some emails asking for help with your questions. I supplied a bunch of pictures of my '68 because it is unrestored.

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I was involved in a thread about '68 AC and the originator of the thread was installing AC in his car as was at least on other who responded to the post. If you review that thread you could send out some emails asking for help with your questions. I supplied a bunch of pictures of my '68 because it is unrestored.

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Thanks man, I'll take a look.

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Technically thats a HV setup, you have no AC!

The setup is basically as shown, but most cables are bound togetether at the control, with two screws to hole the cables in place.

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Link to a minor fix I do on all my '68's as the cables are prone to breaking, very poor design.

http://forums.vintage-mustang.com/vi...cable-fix.html

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Technically thats a HV setup, you have no AC!

The setup is basically as shown, but most cables are bound togetether at the control, with two screws to hole the cables in place.
O.K then the pic should at least get me started. Thanks!!

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I replaced the cables on my 67, piece of cake.

I detached the cables from the heater box, taped the new cables to the old cables. Remove the control panel and pull the new cables across the dash and out the opening where the control panel goes.

Before you pull them all the way, reattach them to the heater box, its a PITA to get enough slack to reattach once they are on the control panel.

Theres not a lot under the dash and they pull fairly easily with a minimal of hanging up.

Detach the old cables from the control panel, clean it up and attach the new cables.

Took me about an hour and 1/2 of that was cleaning the panel.


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I replaced the cables on my 67, piece of cake.

I detached the cables from the heater box, taped the new cables to the old cables. Remove the control panel and pull the new cables across the dash and out the opening where the control panel goes.

Before you pull them all the way, reattach them to the heater box, its a PITA to get enough slack to reattach once they are on the control panel.

Theres not a lot under the dash and they pull fairly easily with a minimal of hanging up.

Detach the old cables from the control panel, clean it up and attach the new cables.

Took me about an hour and 1/2 of that was cleaning the panel.

You replied to a scam post on a 7.5 year old thread!
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It was 5:45am.


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The scam post has been removed now.
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