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Old 11-20-2015, 01:16 PM   #42 (permalink)
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Oh I read that post wrong. Some reason I was thinking slow down the rate of power flow to the heating element.

Yes I am already going to try and slow the low speed down further, Right now I run a 1 ohm 300 watt resistor. That gives me about 9.6 volts across the pump.
Last week I ordered a 2 ohm 300 watt resistor, should be here any day.

A slower flow rate may increase the temperature per pass from about 20'F to over 30'F. That should melt frost off the windshield.

I may try a PWM controller at some point but its got to be very reliable.
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