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Old November 5th, 2011, 01:23 PM
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Anyone ever install one of these? If so can you post some photos.


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Old November 5th, 2011, 08:33 PM
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Anyone ever install one of these? If so can you post some photos.

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AlohaRover (Pete) did. IIRC he was happy with it.


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Old November 6th, 2011, 09:28 AM
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That would not be "better" than the stock heater, but could be used as a second heater.
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Old November 6th, 2011, 10:14 AM
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Any thoughts about installing a huge heater matrix in the cab? I'm thinking about fitting a matrix that comes from a school bus. That matrix is about twice as thick and 2-3 time larger than a defender one. It might cool down the engine but I figured that it could replace the engine front radiator. If there's not enough heat then the thermostat will stay close.. Am I missing something?
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Old November 6th, 2011, 01:47 PM
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I was thinking about the other night might be interesting to just cut the heater box larger and put a second heater core in series with the first
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Old November 6th, 2011, 08:25 PM
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In my opinion it's not the temperature but the air flow that is not sufficient. Those small air trap don't allow much air to pass..
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Old November 6th, 2011, 09:55 PM
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Before you add a second heater you may want to consider opening up the vent in the dash. If you remove the plastic dash you will see that the whole in the dash is much smaller that the opening on the heater. Land Rover thought that a small hole in the dash would increase air flow on the far side of the dash but it does not.

If you cut the dash so the hole match the heater inlet the air flow increases and makes a huge difference. I did this to my old 94 NAS soft top and it was warm and toasty all winter in New England even w/o a drop curtain.

I think removing dash is the easier way but you can also remove the heater.

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It's true but even after this it is not really comfit in there. Perhaps a 110 is another beast to heat up as it is bigger. I fitted a webasto cab heater and it does wonder. The main ideal to plumb in another matrix is only to use the already heated water to provide heat instead of using diesel with the webasto.
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