Electric defroster?

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  1. reinhardt79

    reinhardt79 Veteran Member

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    I yanked the factory heat and a/c to smooth the wall and drop some weight. I use the car as a weekend toy/drag car. Would be nice to have a defrost though, the windshield fogs sometimes on the humid nights at the drag strip. Is there a electric heater I could install behind the dash and pipe to the windshield vents? Lightweight, compact, enough to remove fog from the glass. I don't drive the car in the winter, so I don't need REAL heat. Besides, the headers cook the floor boards anyways.
     
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    before you go that route you should try anti fog treatment first.

    make sure you check out the reviews first.
     
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    Use a small 12 volt blower. These can be found in the rear ac units on chevy vans. Run some hose from the outlet to the vents. Light simple and easy.
     
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    Does the blower have a heating element in it? OR is the blowing air enough to clear up any fog?

    I will try the anti fog treatment first. Thanks for the simple idea. I typically skip the easy solution and skip straight to the major overhaul.
     
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    Just wire up a hair dryer and stick it in the vent system. It will still work even at 12-14 volts!
     

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