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Old 07-17-2008, 01:31 PM   #31 (permalink)
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I have been using a beaded seat cover in the summer for a couple seasons now. Every summer I have trouble adjusting to the first few 85+ degree days. The seat covers aren't enough in this case so I went a step further and put a portable misting system together. It consists of a plastic coffee can with a windshield washer pump mounted thru a grommet pushing water thru tubing to an aerosol can spray nozzle. I plug it into the cig lighter and use a momentary push button to engage the pump. On the really hot days I put ice in the water too .

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Old 07-17-2008, 01:32 PM   #32 (permalink)
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Old 07-17-2008, 02:32 PM   #33 (permalink)
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haha, very nice

What about condensation on your shirt? I guess it doesn't matter if its hot enough to resort to a fishing vest full of ice packs.
I still wear the T-Shirt on the way to work, so it doesn't effect my work shirt.

You can also wear the vest anywhere, like when you are gardening.

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Old 07-17-2008, 02:47 PM   #34 (permalink)
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Il have to try these for out trip to texas later this year.. also i hear they comfortable too
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I like the light colored woods too. Nice to have a non plastic based product once in a while, even if the posers think it's ugly
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Old 07-17-2008, 06:31 PM   #36 (permalink)
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I usually get "nice car" but only after I tell them I get 53mpg Before that its head scratching the entire time..lol
I Strive to make my car nice enough to drive "even if fuel was $1.00 a gallon".

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Lol, if it goes/stops/turns when you tell it to, it's nice enough to drive Anything else is a luxury, and not an eco requirement.
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Benjamin, please don't attempt to add AC to your car in this fashion:



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Old 07-21-2008, 06:24 PM   #39 (permalink)
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anybody tried these? do they work or are they a gimmick?

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Speaking from experience, removal of clothing seems to be the most effective method for staying cool. Although, I imagine that depending on the seat material so your results may vary.

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