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Old 10-15-2008, 07:09 AM   #22 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Big Dave View Post
People who operated Beetles in cold weather country often use an auxiliary oil cooler as a heater. That worked a lot better than the OEM heater.
The very early Subaru cars used something similar.
The oil cooler air could be directed to the cabin or the outside via a simple vent.
The engine was air cooled at the rear (Yes it was still a Subie) like a VW but with only two cylinders and about 600 cc.

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