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post #1 of 65 Old 10-01-2008, 12:26 AM Thread Starter
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How many of you guys still have heat?

I plan on driving my car on the street..not as a DD but still driving it time to time. I will in the end make it more of a drag car.. not a full out drag car but ou get the idea. I took out the ac and at the time being lazy also took out the heater and HVAC (blower and all that crap) How many of you guys have the heater? Thinking I might need it for this winter.

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well if your driving in the rain. or the fall yea. put it back in. you need the defroster in the rain atleast mine did cuz it fogged up.

but i have removed all my heat and A/C. but i only drive it on a sunny days and trailer it to the track most of the time.

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I'd like to have a heater. I bypassed it when the heater core went out. Everything is still there, I just haven't been in a real hurry to pull the dash apart to replace the heater core.

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air & heat are for sissies...........real men only worry about sticky tires the clutch pedal and rpm......... LOL

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Still have working heat in my car.Gotta have that on a cool day.

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You don't need heat. If your cold, roll up the windows and rest your legs against the trans tunnel.

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No heat here. Dress for the weather, and your fine. Now, when I first pulled mine out, I had not sealed the hole under the cowl, and I drove it a ways to go street racing. It was warm when we left, but ended up getting down in the low 30's. That sucked balls.

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my heat barely works but its enough to keep me warm on cool nights. its good to have ebcause windows do fog up when the cool weather hits and i dont know about you but i like to drive my car till the end of the season and get as much seat time as i can with it
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I guess it depends on how cold it gets when you drive the car. I drive mine from April to the end of October. We usually hang out pretty late so it is nice having heat driving 30 minutes home on those 40 degree nights.

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I don't have heat or ac but here's a good trick I did.. Get a power converter that plugs into your cig and then plug in a small heater place it on the floor or seat and your done!! That's only if the car has to come out in very cold weather and you want heat. You can always wear a jacket in the car.


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Also depends where you are. I'm in central Florida. You northern guys might need it a little more than I would

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No heat here but the car only gets driven on nice days and is trailered to the track.

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air & heat are for sissies...........real men only worry about sticky tires the clutch pedal and rpm......... LOL
Try sitting in the staging lanes at 1am your down to the last 4 cars and you cant see a thing because your windshield is foged up. leave the defroster in you wont regret it
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Defroster when the windows are fogging up in the lanes toward the later rounds.

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What happens if your windows frost up one morning and you need your car?

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What happens if your windows frost up one morning and you need your car?

thats when you get your drivers license or other plastic card from your wallet that doesnt provide you with money and you scrape the glass
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i hooked the heat back up in my car last fall and i'm glad i did. it's pretty hard to drive a car when you can't see out of the windows.

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i havent welded over the holes in my firewall from the heater core yet. im kinda affraid to. incase i wanna switch back. so i just used some sheetmetal screws and screwed something over it for now.
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Try sitting in the staging lanes at 1am your down to the last 4 cars and you cant see a thing because your windshield is foged up. leave the defroster in you wont regret it
After 16 years of racing it hasnt bothered me yet, to each his own

On a side note the northern boys have it worse than me (northern florida)

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Try sitting in the staging lanes at 1am your down to the last 4 cars and you cant see a thing because your windshield is foged up. leave the defroster in you wont regret it

I just leave my windows down untill I pull up to do my burnout.

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I have had mine out for 5 years now. In the late Fall, I put some of that anti fog stuff on the inside of the windshield, then clean it off .



The area where the glove box was makes a good spot for any electronics to be placed.

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I have had mine out for 5 years now. In the late Fall, I put some of that anti fog stuff on the inside of the windshield, then clean it off in the Spring.



The area where the glove box was makes a good spot for any electronics to be placed.

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air & heat are for sissies...........real men only worry about sticky tires the clutch pedal and rpm......... LOL
Hey now!! I still have my heat hooked up and my car never see's the street. It gets cold in the staging lanes in November.

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Up hear in the GWN I'd freeze my #*$# off waiting in the staging lanes.... this month.
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I live in Tulsa,Ok and it gets cold here.Without heat(and defrost) your windows will fog up and you will be constantly wiping with a towel.As it gets colder the fog freezes and it becomes incresingly harder to wipe off.Then there is the outside of the windshield in freezing rain...I have both heat and air( it gets over a 100 sometimes and the humidity is brutal!!) for my street/strip car.I will take the extra 100# of weight(my coupe is still lighter than a non air hatch) for the comfort in day to day driving. Steve
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took mine out 6 years ago and in chicago it gets cold and never needed it yet but then again im ALWAYS hot

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I still have heat and wouldnt have it any other way. To me it's not worth taking it out, but I drive mine alot to though.
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Mine came with it out. I don't care how crazy I go I will never remove the heat voluntarily.

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I just got home and the temp is 34. Glad I have heat!

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Hey now!! I still have my heat hooked up and my car never see's the street.

LOL...............you get a free pass for having a bada$$ stick car

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I put in the heat back in over this weekend.. me and friend did it in an about an hour.. put a new heater core and sealed it. Surprised at how easy it was. Just remember it being a PITA putting it back in.

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No heat. Crank and alt pulley. Was much colder on the harley in the fall than in the stang. wear a coat

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No heat. Crank and alt pulley. Was much colder on the harley in the fall than in the stang. wear a coat
After standing outside in low 40's high 30's for a few hours, it is nice to have heat to warm back up again. If I only lived around the corner no big deal but where I hang out it is a good 35 minute drive home.

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no heat for me its all coming out this winter
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No heat here...

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