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Old 06-28-2011, 11:28 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Are there any actually good alternatives to a/c?.. A fan seems rather...... Useless not to bash.:/ ha.
Buy a convertible. Once you put the top down there is no interior heat build up, and while you are moving you won't need a fan.

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Old 06-29-2011, 01:08 AM   #22 (permalink)
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I realize I don't have the humidity factor that you guys back east have. I remember well though, having 11 yrs. in NC under my belt.

My thing for the fan is because it is cooling my neck, which will in turn keep my back drier. Maybe cooling ISN'T the right word, but CIRCILATING air helps relieve the feeling that you are locked in an oven.

My KEY thing is position of the fan. When it is behind me, it is not blowing into my eyes, eventually drying, and making them tired prematurely. When anything at any temp., blows right at you; it will eventually wear you down on a long trip.
I'd love to see one of you describing an application where you've rerouted your air conditioning so that it blows forward from say the back window area.
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I'd love to see one of you describing an application where you've rerouted your air conditioning so that it blows forward from say the back window area.
An easier way is get a shopvac hose tape it to your vent and shove the other end in your shirt. A similar device is made under the name copcool.
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Old 06-29-2011, 09:33 PM   #24 (permalink)
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...the original car airconditioning units were mounted in the trunk, as I recall, with the cool air exiting two round ducts that pointed forward towards the driver.

...must've really "frosted" anyone sitting in the rear seats!

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...the original car airconditioning units were mounted in the trunk, as I recall, with the cool air exiting two round ducks that pointed forward towards the driver.

...must've really "frosted" anyone sitting in the rear seats!
Do "round ducks" quack concentrically?

(Sorry, I just couldn't resist...)
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...which: Duct or Duck Tape? (wink,wink)
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...no use paragraphs, because only have one-a graph, not two-a graphs.
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Wow! You don't think that entry freaked me out!!! LOL! If you have been following any of my recent posts, you should see I'm doing better!

So the cool cats riding around in the early air conditioning days got it from the mouth of babes...I mean ducks!???

That's why you would want all your Ducks in a row!!

So happy people in the hot summertime.... when they say everythings JUST DUCKIE!!; they naturally were talking about this setup!!

They called them Decoy's, because after all that cold air passes through them; they no longer can act coy, they become de-coy! Sounds painful!!

The hotter, and muggier the place you live; the more ducks you have lined up in a row!

I heard on movies that cold duck soup is supposed to be good. Now we know how they get that way!

Seriously, would anyone be able to come up w a picture of this duck option, or are you pulling our legs, or tweeking our beaks???

The earliest AC I ever heard about was funky minature rain barrel looking tanks that mounted on brackets outside the passenger window mostly on GM cars, and simply worked as some kind of mist-er!!?????

Oh! Don't let your head get too big; it might not fit in your car!!LOL!!
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