Owning a classic Chevy muscle car sure has its benefits, especially when you go out in

Owning a classic Chevy muscle car sure has its benefits, especially when you go out in the garage, fire it up, and hit the open road. The thing is, you can wheel your car through every season regardless if it’s blistering hot or freezing cold outside. But wouldn’t it be a whole lot better if you had the extra comfort of a perfectly balanced climate control system? Regardless if you’re running a factory stock driveline or a hopped-up mill with a supercharger or turbo setup, you can turn to the team at Vintage Air to help incorporate one of their well-engineered systems into your ride. We met up with Peter Newell of Competition Specialties in Walpole, Massachusetts, who needed to add a climate control system to a ’68 Camaro that was recently updated with a wicked twin-turbo small-block Chevy. Vintage Air offered a seamless solution with their Gen IV SureFit complete system engineered for the 1967-’68 Camaro. The cutting-edge system features fly-by-wire, fully electronic servo motor controls—eliminating the need for cables or routing of a capillary tube—as well as infinite blower fan speed adjustment and temperature air blending. Added features include a high-volume dehumidified de...

Ready for Summer Cruising? How to Install Air Conditioning in a 1969 Chevrolet Chevelle

Back when muscle cars were a new thing, the speed freaks that bought them off the showroom floor usually skimped on creature comforts. Options like power windows, deluxe interiors, and air conditioning were usually considered last, if at all, when brand-new muscle was purchased to raise hell on the streets. Avoiding these kinds of options kept weight down and minimized the power “stolen” by the accessories. Add in the fact that some engine packages could not be had with options like A/C and, well, it’s easy to understand why it became a second thought to many buyers. But now these owners have come of age, and many of them want those creature comforts they turned down in the past. Luckily for them, the aftermarket has made it easier to put some cool interior air into their hot rods. Vintage Air has staked a claim at the forefront of the car climate industry, keeping hot rodders cool and comfortable for more than four decades. Vintage Air offers a wide variety of kits made specifically for the make and model of your car, with model-specific add-ons to work with the options your ride came with, and even additional ones you now desire. When a customer brought his prized 1969 Chevel...