Vintage Air Announces SureFit Kit for 1982-92 Camaro and Firebird


Ahh, isn’t this is a breath of fresh, cool air? Vintage Air has just announced the release of their brand new SureFit Kit, designed for 1982-92 Camaro and Firebird. We ran passed a first-look at SEMA 2022, but these are the official details below in the press release from them.

Yes, there has been kits from them in the past that will work in a third-gen, but this example is their latest; with the latest tech, a higher-capacity air compressor, and a design that was intentionally made as a direct-fit install for 1982-92 Camaro and Firebird, right from the get-go.

Your car already has A/C from the factory? Perfect, because this kit is a substantial upgrade to the one in your car. The head unit replaces your OEM piece, and the factory air vents remain in place. The other components replace your OEM system, but, it already utilizes R134 rather than the obsolete R12, and it output is much more comparable to a modern vehicle.

Official Release:


The SureFit Kit features Vintage Air’s latest Gen 5 technology and adds a new higher-capacity blower motor to bring modern comfort to these classics

SAN ANTONIO (March 16, 2023) Vintage Air, the leading manufacturer of complete performance air-conditioning systems for classics, hot rods and street rods, has announced the release of its all-new Gen 5 SureFit Climate-Control System for 1982–92 Chevrolet Camaros and Pontiac Firebirds. These SureFit Kits showcase the all-new Gen 5 electronically-controlled climate-control system featuring industry-first OEM-quality injection-molded cases and block-type expansion valves. These SureFit Kits are designed for cars originally equipped with factory a/c and are available as either a Complete Kit or an Evaporator Kit. As with all Vintage Air SureFit Kits, they are designed to install with minimal modifications to the original firewall.

These General Motors icons are now part of Vintage Air’s SureFit Kit product family, aligning these American classics with modern levels of dependable comfort. The introduction of a Gen 5 SureFit Kit for these models makes adding modern climate control an easy and straightforward process. The electronically-operated system replaces original components and delivers superior performance in a smaller package to free up valuable engine compartment space.


All Vintage Air Gen 5 SureFit Kits are electronically controlled and offer several new OEM-quality features, including an injection-molded case assembly, new higher-torque actuator motors and rubber over-molded blend air doors. These Gen 5 SureFit Kits are equipped with Vintage Air’s largest and most powerful blower motor, delivering 20% more cubic feet of air per minute (CFM) than standard blowers.

Vintage Air’s Gen 5 system is its most powerful and intelligent climate control, employing an exclusive fully-electronic microprocessor control system that eliminates cables or vacuum connections.

The separate high-capacity parallel-flow heater coil and aluminum plate-and-fin cooling coil provide outstanding performance and infinite “just right temperature” air blends, with variable blower fan speed adjustments and high-volume dehumidified defrost. These SureFit Kits also include a new bolt-in LED-backlit control panel that maintains a factory-style appearance.

Vintage Air SureFit Kits are proudly manufactured in the USA, include all parts necessary for installation and are backed by its standard three-year warranty. For more information on the Vintage Air Gen 5 SureFit Kit for the 1982–92 Chevy Camaro and Pontiac Firebird or any other product, visit or call (800) 862-6658.


  • Made in USA
  • OEM quality injected molded case
  • Retains OEM air vents in factory-equipped A/C cars
  • Direct fit for 1982-1992 Camaro and Firebird originally equipped with A/C
  • Improves air cooling capacity substantially over OEM unit, and even 20% more air than standards Vintage Air compressor
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Rick Seitz

Rick Seitz is the owner and founder of AutoCentric Media, and has a true love and passion for all vehicles; GM, Ford, Dodge, imports, trucks -- you name it! When he isn't clacking away on his keyboard, he's building, tuning, driving or testing his current crop of personal projects!

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