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Old 12-29-2008, 03:20 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Kats heater **success**!

Finally got one set up in my festiva. After killing two 1500w units I spent $20 more for a 1000w unit from napa. I took my time and teed off the lower radiator hose, and mounted the heater low to gravity feed it. Unfortunately it sits REALLY low. So low im really afraid of speed bumps now. Anyway it tees into the hose going into the heater core and when I went out to leave for work this morning the whole engine was hot. Like running hot. Nice. More later as Im at work on my phone.

'05 Outback XT, 19 mpg

BP-turbo 93 Festiva (long gone)
1/4 mile - 12.50@111.5
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Old 12-29-2008, 04:56 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Glade to hear it's working for you. Cheers.

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