I am cleaning and resealing all the components of my duct system. When I reached the defrost vent connection there is about a 1/2 inch gap between the defrost vent connection and the controler portion of the heater box. Both pieces are secured. No way to connect them they just line up with each other. I know this is the way it came from the factory.
Is this correct or do I have a piece missing??? Im fabriating a piece to close the gap but would like to know if for some reason they aren't supposed to connect completely.
Vette(s): 1977 T-Top,350,Auto Black Ruby Pearl,Steeroids R&P conversion
Do you have a picture of this area, it has been a long time but when I was in that are of my 77 I noticed a gap I wrapped it with duct tape. now that you bring it up I to would like to know what is supposed to be there.
To late for a pic. I dont have that much patients. I fabricated a thin piece of plastic, foam insulation and pop rivits. Im glad some else saw what I saw though and I hope the gap wasnt there for a reason.
Vette(s): #1-1974 L-48 4spd Cp Med Red Metallic/Black deluxe int w/AC/tilt/tele./p/w-p/b/
Am-Fm/map light National/Regional/Chapter NCRS "Top Flight"
#2-1985 Bright Red/Carmine Cp.L-98/auto
Member: NCRS, NCRS Texas, Corvette Legends of Texas
My somewhat fuzzy rememories agree with Ken's...matter of fact, Imma thinking a 1/2" gap is prolly closer than normal!! I've seen some of the ductwork up there with gaps large enough to stick yer hand in.
All that being said, an AIM manual would be the best way to find out for sure if there was a foam seal there...anyone got a '78 AIM they care to look in? Anyone? Anyone?? Bueller? Bueller?
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