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Hi Joe !
Two major hurricanes separated by two weeks stopped everything.
I don't even know where my friend is. (LOL)
Now in a more serious tone those hurricanes hit us really bad.
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Sorry! I just realized where you are. Geez! I hope things get back to normal soon.
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Old 10-09-2017, 08:05 AM
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I have got my fingers and toes crossed this works well but need to hear from independent feedback on the install and operation...I look forward to ordering....good luck guys!
Old 10-12-2017, 04:00 PM
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There are a few US installs nearing completion. Most of the first batch went to shops though, who don't tend to post on here.
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Jonny maybe you could ask them to post, or ask the owners to give their feedback on the system?

At very least a quote or something, as you're a new vendor trying to get a system out there in the marketplace...pretty common as I'm sure you know
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Old 10-13-2017, 06:57 AM
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Jason,

I have completed work on repairing a blown head gasket on my truck, so I intend to focus on completing my new a/c install this coming week. Once done, what sort of information are you looking for (aside from general feedback in regards to the install experience)? I have a temperature sensor so I can take cabin temp readings, but what else are you looking to get? I am in northern Virginia just outside DC, so temps have already dropped to the 70’s so I certainly not know as to how it handles hot weather.

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Id like to give one a go in the Grey Ghost for my IG and upcoming YouTube channel.


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Id like to give one a go in the Grey Ghost for my IG and upcoming YouTube channel.

Do IG and YouTube lack climate control?
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Do IG and YouTube lack climate control?


Super funny. As they say, comedy aint easy. :-)

Seriously though, I just thought it would be cool to document the install. I thought it might help people in the future.


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Old 10-13-2017, 05:13 PM
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Jason,

I have completed work on repairing a blown head gasket on my truck, so I intend to focus on completing my new a/c install this coming week. Once done, what sort of information are you looking for (aside from general feedback in regards to the install experience)? I have a temperature sensor so I can take cabin temp readings, but what else are you looking to get? I am in northern Virginia just outside DC, so temps have already dropped to the 70s so I certainly not know as to how it handles hot weather.

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I can't speak for him, but I'd be interested in feedback on the install, accuracy of instructions, quality/fit of the components, and how well the system works in the end.

I need to figure out AC by the spring (6 months from now) and I'd like to hear some reviews before ordering.
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Jonny H,

I have a lot of experience with auto as well as residential air conditioning.

If you are looking for a person in the Philadelphia area to install these I'd be interested in talking.
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Old 10-16-2017, 11:04 AM
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Issue 1.2 of our install manual released today incorporating installer feedback and resolution of a couple of niggles.

Air Conditioning for Classic 911 - Classic Retrofit
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Any updates on installs? I’m in line for the next production run and will be attempting the install myself. I’m sure I’ll have some questions.
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I should have my install done this coming week. I have all the new a/c lines run and connected along with the on/off switch, along with the drier, fenderwell condenser and cabin hoses. All that remains are installing the hoses in the trunk.

Although it has taken me along time to complete my install, that is not a reflection upon the product, nor the installation instructions, but rather other activities competing for my time. I have also taken the time to replace my side and center vents as the foam on the flaps had long ago dry rotted. After having placed an order for new ones I played around with the old vents and I was successful at fully disassembling them, and I plan to replace the foam with rubber and either keep them as a spare, or list for sale.

I decided to mount my on/off switch in my center console, and chose to create a custom insert to house the switch, emergency flasher, rear window defroster, voltmeter and AFR gauge.

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Center console insert looks kickass (even sideways ) - nice work!
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^. Looking good David. Good luck with the laptop pre-checks and charging.

We've got some feedback from some Porsche friends in Australia. They've been out in 35 deg C (95 F) heat and report good levels of cooling.
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Just checking after 18 pages of posts.

The current set-up requires a modification when you have fog lights in the bumper and large water bottle in the left fender for headlight washers. Correct?

Any updates forthcoming that will solve that issue?
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^. Yes, the recessed Carrera 3.2 fog light clashes with our condenser placement. The details are explained in detail in our install manual which you can download from our website. There's a link in post 372 above.
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Vereeken,

I chose to buy a RUF style front spoiler to replace my stock valence to avoid cutting the fog light bracket, and have a non-functional fog light. Since the RUF spoiler sits further way than the stock spoiler I was able to install the fog lights without trimming headlight. I realize it’s more money, but I wanted to avoid permanently modifying the stock valence. In regards to the current setup requiring the removal of the stock washer tank, you obviously wouldn’t have to do it if you installed the fenderwell condenser in the rear fender. However, that would entail running a long run of a/c hose similar to the original setup the full length of the car, but also would not be ideal for purposes of cooling. I was happy to lose the 30lbs of dead weight from my front fender, and didn’t have a problem replumbing the 2 windshield systems along with the headlight washers using the stock intensive windshield washer reservoir located in the frunk.
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Regarding a rear fender install (ahead of rear wheel), surprisingly it does not need that much more hose.

There's a car in Monterey which is being built this way. Awaiting pictures.
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