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3/30/10 2:51pm - Original Message: 'WTB Hard vacuum line for astro vents'
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Long Valley, NJ - USA

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1972 454 Coupe, 4 speed, Targa Blue with blue interior, luggage rack

Joined: 3/21/2007
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I'm looking for the hard vacuum line that runs under the carpet behind the seats, I think it connects  to the Astro Ventilation door on my 1972 T Top.  Anyone have any ideas?  Thanks

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3/31/10 1:12pm - Reply: 'WTB Hard vacuum line for astro vents'
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Lake Oswego, OR - USA

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1972 Steel Cities Gray T Top. Original Owner, Original Paint and Interior. The running gear has been rebuilt after 240,000 miles.

Joined: 10/17/2003
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do you have a rear window defroster? just guessing.

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3/31/10 3:04pm - Reply: 'WTB Hard vacuum line for astro vents'
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Equinunk, PA - USA

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1972 conv, 4-speed, 350, 200hp, numbers match, rally wheels, war bonnett yellow w/white top. good condition, nice driver.

Joined: 10/31/2007
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 The small diameter steel brake line will do the trick. Bend it and join it with compression fittings. Saves lots of cash for other projects and is easy to locate.LOL 

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4/1/10 10:12am - Reply: 'WTB Hard vacuum line for astro vents'
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Long Valley, NJ - USA

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1972 454 Coupe, 4 speed, Targa Blue with blue interior, luggage rack

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I'm embarrased to say I'm not sure about the rear window defogger!  Haven't driven the car much since I bought it!  It is a 72 coupe with the removable rear window.  I bought the car a couple of years ago and started to restore the interior immediately and now it has now sat for over a year - yeah best laid plans and all of that!  all my friends are giving me a hard time about getting it on the road again, so with Spring in the air I'm trying to get it done!  Bottom line not sure about the defogger! I'll look later today!  (Doh!)

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4/1/10 10:45am - Reply: 'WTB Hard vacuum line for astro vents'
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Mounds View, MN - USA

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70 LT1 coupe, 69 350 HP coupe, 69 390HP 427 coupe, 71 LS5 convert, 85 coupe, 93 coupe

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I believe that even the smallest brake line is too big.  But 53-55 Corvettes used a steel oil pressure line that is about five feet long.  It is $17.00.  It could be bent to work.

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4/2/10 10:20am - Reply: 'WTB Hard vacuum line for astro vents'
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Hot Springs, AR - USA

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69 Conv #'s Match 427, TKO-600, 3.36HD-Posi, T/T, PS, PB, PW, SP, Lthr, Comp Mag 270 & Pro Rlr Rockers, Edel Air-Gap RPM, BG SD 750 MS, MSD 6AL+Tach Dist+ Blaster SS+Wires, Hly Bl Fuel Pump, K&N, Jet-Hot Hkr Side-Pipes,Steeroids, Al Rad, Spal Fans

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how about this astro vent part?

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