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Back in the engine compartment, it was time to mount the A/C compressor. The original Factory Air bracket wouldn’t work on this Corvette due to a non-original engine, taller valve covers, and a few other factors that affected clearance and belt alignment. According to Gordon, this is typical with most A/C installs in older cars that didn’t have factory air. This is also another reason why having an A/C retrofit done by an experienced shop is the best way to go unless your skills as a mechanic are above average.