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Re: [oletrucks] Passenger-side vent

To: joe <chevy1@jps.net>
Subject: Re: [oletrucks] Passenger-side vent
From: ADvent@thuntek.net
Date: Thu, 04 May 2000 13:58:47 -0600
will the defroster melt this snow? this pic was shot was shot a few weeks ago
joe wrote:

> >Does this mean you also filled in the hole in the firewall?
> Lee
> I filled in every last one of them "counted close to 50" and smoothed
> everything out.   That was the main objective of my build-up, a clean and
> spotless truck with some major horsepower that didn't need any modifications
> to the firewall or wheel wells.  Their are NO WIRES OR ANYTHING PASSING
> When you look at the engine all you see is a major lung with polished
> everything from the valve covers up!  All my wires pass thru the frame!
> I've driven the AD's since about the age of 12 when I would drive my father
> fishing.  I've learned to love those Deluxe "Passenger kick panel mounted"
> heaters" for the tremendous heat output and defrosting ability.  If your
> planning to drive the truck in the winter, I'd recommend leaving the vent
> because that heater is gold in the winter time.  It's kept me warm on many
> of hunting trips when the snow and chill was unbearable.
> I can help buying those heaters everytime I see one and at last count have 3
> spares (for my future projects).
> The only other option that may work would be to weld up the vent holes and
> create a new air inlet under the fender?
> Joe
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> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Lee Glenn <lglenn@webslnger.com>
> To: joe <chevy1@jps.net>
> Sent: Tuesday, May 02, 2000 8:43 PM
> Subject: Re: [oletrucks] Passenger-side vent
> > joe wrote:
> >
> > > I cut the vent out and filled it in on my 1950 3100 to clean up the body
> > > lines.  If you have the deluxe heater that bolts to the kick panel then
> you
> > > will be making it practically useless because you restricting the air
> flow.
> > > I went with Vintage Air heat and air unit so I no longer needed the side
> > > vent.
> oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959

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