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has anyone used a air system from Southernrods. com?
direct fit units, if so any comments on them , prices seem good

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Used one in the Anglia, worked great, less than a vintage air, great tech support. A friend is putting one in his '56 sedan but it isn't finished yet, he's had to do a little modification only because the dash is somewhat of a custom design.
 

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I have one in my 57

no issues, installed easily, I would recommend it!
as always ,I modify parts of it, (different hose fittings, routing, etc.)
 

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Just be prepared to make your own brackets and figure out the details of the plumbing and controls on your own.

To me, the benefit of the a/c systems that are 55-57 specific is that they use the original heater controls and they supply the lenses, etc. to mark the functions. Also remember that the cost of a universal system gets really close to the car specific system once you buy their control unit. But there's a lot of variables here and a guy that thinks for himself can build some nice stuff with a universal kit.

On the other hand, that takes a lot of planning and building, even if you're able, your time may be better spent elsewhere. There is certainly no pat answer.
 
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