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As I continue to find so many incorrect small trim issues with my car, I need help on another.

My right side a/c vent has a lever on the housing to close the flaps internally. Pictures I've seen in books show some with and some without these levers. I've never seen a lever on the left vent at all.

My car originally had no a/c, but it was added from a 72 model, I think.

Should this vent have this lever or not now being an a/c car... I suspect it was only on non-a/c cars, but have seen a/c cars wiith it.

(I am not referring to the levers down on the lower kick panel, but rather the far right instrument panel vent)
 

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I assume you are talking about the louvered vents in the dash for the a/c.
they are the same with or without a/c.
You lost me on the lever you are talking about, unless 70 had a lever. both my cars are 72's, one with a/c, and one with out, ther's no lever there.


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I guess you're talking about the lever on the vent that's next to passenger's side door. My car is a factory A/C car and it has this lever. However, my car is a 1970 El Camino non-SS so I don't know about SS dashes. I highly doubt that the vents are any different. I'm pretty sure that factory non A/C cars had no vent or lever, just blocked holes. The A/C cars had the vent and the lever.

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Mine is a non-factory air car and I have the dash vents on each side (called astro-ventalation if I remember right) but mine doesn't have any levers. One of the louvres have a raised area in the middle on each one so you can close the louvres if you want, but no seperate louvres.

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This lever is just to the left of the slats.
Its knob is supposed to be chrome colored.

It still has the adjustbale slats up & down, but has in internal flap that blocks air flow off to the vent completely, operated by this lever.

Anyone else?
 

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This lever is just to the left of the slats.
Its knob is supposed to be chrome colored.

It still has the adjustbale slats up & down, but has in internal flap that blocks air flow off to the vent completely, operated by this lever.

Anyone else?
 

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That's what I thought. That's why ther is a blacked out section at the left of the slats on 71-72 models

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