I think one of the factors of interchangeability of the deluxe heater is the
location of the fresh air vent. My '54 Chev heater says GMC on it so they
must have been basically intrchangable bodywise.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Steve Hanberg" <steve@OldSub.com>
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Sent: Wednesday, October 29, 2003 7:32 PM
Subject: [oletrucks] Heater Question
> All this talk about how cold it is half way across the country made me
> of my heater situation.
> My '54 has no heater at all. My '55 1st has a standard heater that
> have been installed as a replacement for a deluxe heater. My '47 has a
> I want to fully understand how the '47 Deluxe heater is different than a
> or '55 1st Deluxe heater. Can I put that '47 heater in one of the other
> trucks? I know the controls are a little different, and don't mind
> to use the earlier controls, but are there other issues I should know
> And the '47 and '54 are both Chevys, I think if I change anything the
> would go in the '55 1st GMC, so are there also any differences that would
> affect my plan?
> For clarity, I don't care about originality, I'm concerned about things
> have to be modified to work. I drive the GMC most every day, and any
> improvement to the heater/defroster (its really the defrost that's most
> important here in Washington) would be welcome. My eventual plan is an
> aftermarket air conditioning/heater system, but that is behind a lot of
> projects in the time and money prioritization.
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