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Old 12-13-2011, 02:07 AM
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Default Welcome, Mike OG !!

I moved Mike's request for assistance here to the Bulletbird Forum in hopes someone can tell him how to hook up his heater, which he certainly needs more than the missing AC now! Can ya'll tell him how to get it hooked up again? Apparently, it is still there, but disconnected.

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Old 12-13-2011, 02:23 AM
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Thanks for the welcome. Just bought my 63 on Wednesday. Now for the question. Last owner removed all a/c parts and disconnected heater. Not too concerned about the a/c but I need to know how to re-connect the heater. Any suggestions?

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Old 12-14-2011, 06:18 PM
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Hi Mike,

I have a 62 so pretty much the same as your car. You will see photos and threads about connecting heater hoses to the carb plate etc but mine is simple since the plate was long gone.

One 3/4" hose to the matching nipple on the firewall from the intake manifold water port and 5/8" from the water pump outlet to the other nipple. That all assumes you have the heater core still installed, if not that is another story. You would have to figure out was is missing then order new or second hand parts from the tbird vendors.

There may be a reason it was disconnected, keep a lookout for leaks on the carpet, that will need another thread!!


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Old 12-15-2011, 07:58 PM
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Thanks for the info. The heater core is indeed still there. I finally contacted the last owner who recently moved to Belize. He claims that the heater and a/c were disconnected due to a leak in the rad area. Once the rad was replacd the leak was gone. was the a/c and the heat. I will try and hook up the heater as you suggested and see what happens. Thanks again.
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