Note: as of late November 2019 this item is on backorder, possibly with an ETA of mid December; you may wish to email us through the contact form to check on the current status prior to placing an order
BPE4745 Compressor Bracket Fits 318 Wide Block/Polyspherical Head Engines w/Power Steering
(2 Bolt Valve Cover Engine Only)
*Works with 1957-1966 318 cu. in. Engines w/ 2 Bolt Valve covers
- With Out Factory Air Conditioning
- With Factory Power Steering
- With Standard Style Single Groove Chrysler Alternator
* Will Not Work on LA Style 273/318/340/360 Engine (5 Bolt Valve Covers) or Magnum Small Block Engines
* Designed to Work with 2 Groove Non A/C Factory Crank Pulley
* Bracket Only Works with Sanden 7312 "Shorty" Compressor
Low Maintainance Required/Easy Installation
Fits:MOST 318 Poly engines that came with an Alternator,1966 Earlier.
IF PASSENGER SIDE FRONT CYLINDER HEAD IS NOT DRILLED FOR ALTERNATOR, THIS BRACKET KIT WILL NOT WORK!
If your Vehicle does not have Power Steering, THIS WILL NOT WORK !
Belt Arrangement:2nd Groove out from 2 groove crank to Inner Groove on A/C Compressor to power steering pump
Inner groove on crank stays aligned with the water pump pulley and alternator.
DAMPER REQUIREMENTS:MUST A-Engine Thin Style Production Damper, similiar to BPEHB318 Damper.
Pulley Requirements: FACTORY PULLEYS, We do not make or offer any crankshaft or water pump pulleys for this application
Alternator Bracket Requirement: Reuse original Alternator Swing Arm Adjustment Bracket
Alternator Requirement: Standard Style Chrysler Single V Groove like BPE5302
Compressor Required: BPE7312 Sanden SD7H "Shorty"
Belt Requirements: BPE9560 BELT A/C or Gates 9560 XL (may vary due to power steering & crankshaft pulley diameter)
NOTE: For Cleaner installation, we recommend mounting the compressor with both suction & discharge ports, pointing towards right side inner fender. Then use a pair of 45 degree fittings (BLA1312-3 & BLA1313-3) at compressor, and route hoses across top of Alternator.