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Old 05-28-2011, 01:12 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Here's my contribution: I see people idling their cars while napping in them at lunch in the parking lot; because if you try that with just the windows down here in Florida you'll get heatstroke.
We have the same thing only opposite here: tards sitting in their idling cars with the heaters blasting for smoke breaks or ?

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Old 05-29-2011, 10:59 AM   #12 (permalink)
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Are there any actually good alternatives to a/c?.. A fan seems rather...... Useless not to bash.:/ ha.
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Old 05-29-2011, 01:27 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Old 05-29-2011, 05:20 PM   #14 (permalink)
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cheapest ways first.

1 beaded seats
2 mesh Lumbar support air flow seat covers customed w freezer gel packs.
3 Cool vests
4 homemade ice box air conditioners
5 Try driving in your socks. feet will be much cooler, and you will "feel" your gas pedal
6 a very small pillow under your right foot will cushion your heel from the firm floor.
7 Dampen one or two washcloths, and put them around your neck. squirt bottle w water refresh them w/o having to stop.
8 In higher yet heat/humidity; there is always the wet t-shirt.
9 If you are not a shorts person; uniform type pants are light weight...w a blend of cotton/ some polyester; won't stain when part of them gets wet.
10 PU sliding rear windows
11 a plastic or vinyl tint patch that statically stuck to the inside of your windows for sun protection.
12 suction cup type shades
13 a visor that holds many CD's, you can about double the length of your factory side visor

Here's the MEAT!!!

all metal 2-spd. trucker's fan.
buy a collaspsable clothes bar
Mount the fan so that the flow hits the right rear of your neck in your driving position.
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Old 05-29-2011, 06:02 PM   #15 (permalink)
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In a crash the fan would turn into a projectile, possibly killing you. Seat covers and coldpack vests make more sense.
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last week when it was 95 and 40% humidity..... i just turned the AC on.
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Hmm.... I might just stick with A/C for really hot days.. None of these methods seem affective.
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In a crash the fan would turn into a projectile, possibly killing you. Seat covers and coldpack vests make more sense.
Really?!? Then don't crash.
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Sorry Folks, I will either ride a bike or us the AC if I need to. Almost 300 miles yesterday, got up to 37.3 indicated in the Altima from Williamsburg to the Outer Banks of NC. Too much sun and on the return trip I went to the AC. Black leather and a dark Blue exterior.
Fan on low speed and AC on recirculate. The wife sets her temp at 75 and mine is at 65 (dual zone).
Over the next hour driving the mileage never changed from the 37.3 indicated. Close to 300 miles before she dropped to 3/4 tank.

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