Turbo Rick Yaccuci wears one in Costella's liner, swears by it.
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From: "Doug Odom" <email@example.com>
Sent: Wednesday, March 24, 2004 10:08 AM
Subject: Re: Being Mean...to Rick Byrnes among others...
> Neil, Back in the 70"s we tried these in NASCAR. They were called KOOL
> SUITS if I remember right. Only real problem we had was the cooling unit
> kept breaking down. When that happened it would pump warm, then hot,
> then very hot liquid. After the first race Benny Parsons unit broke
> down he said he felt like a pig at a bar-b-que. I'm sure that in this
> day and age we could make a unit that would live for a whole race. For a
> short Bonneville run it would not have to be much.
> Doug Odom in 68* big ditch
> Albaugh, Neil wrote:
> >A few months ago there were some new surplus military vests like the one
> >you described being sold pretty cheap on eBay. I thought about buying
> >one until I saw that they were all one size- Small. They would have been
> >perfect for keeping cool.
> >Regards, Neil Tucson, AZ