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I am about 80% done with the Gen 4 install in my 68. Here is a link to some of the install pictures. The only picture I forgot to take was how the factory controller is integrated into the new system. Overall it hasn't been too tough, just time consuming. I like to take on alot at one time (glutten for punishment), I am doing the VA system, a street and performance pulley system and converting to a covans dash unit. Let me know if anyone has any questions.

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Re: 67/8 camaro Gen 4 Vintage Air install pictures

Sounds like were doing the same install with the VA and Covan dash except mine's on a 69. Glad to hear no real problems with the install. Mine's still in the box. Not ready yet.

One thing I ran into previously with the performance pulley system to be aware of is, it will reduce the speed of the alternator pulley, so at idle it really drops off. I had to order a smaller diameter alternator pulley to keep the proper ratio with the crank. Ideal a 3 to 1 ratio, but I got around 2.7 to 1 and it was fine. I would think this would be pretty important to keep the alternator putting out the proper ouput at idle with the addition of the VA. Just something to keep in mind.

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Another thing to be aware of is the water pump pulley. I have heard so many people complain about their car overheating after installing a pulley kit because of the difference in water pump pulley diameters. When you get the kit make sure you compare the pump pullies to be sure they are the same. The last thing you want to do is slow down the water pump, especially with a/c.

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Did you have to remove the fender, what happens to the glove box, and did that control selector come with the kit or did you special order it? I am thinking about installing a gen IV on my 67 and any help you can give would be appreciated. Thanks.

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Did you have to remove the fender, what happens to the glove box, and did that control selector come with the kit or did you special order it? I am thinking about installing a gen IV on my 67 and any help you can give would be appreciated. Thanks.
1. I removed an old surefit kit so I didn't. If you still have the old heater box, then you can do that or you might be able to just loosen the inner fender. I removed the fender, it was a pain but made it easier in the long run.

2. The kit comes with a ABS plastic glove box that replaces the old one.

3. The gen 4 kit uses the original heater control. You remove all of the cables and install their "adapters". The finished heater control is the only thing I didn't take a picture of initially. It is a pretty easy conversion.

I am going out of town this weekend and will get back to it next week. Let me know if you guys need anymore info.

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