[Vwdiesel] Blockheaters. ---- ( 1984 1.6L Turbo Rabbit. )
h_hagar at prcn.org
Mon Mar 15 12:27:15 EST 2004
For a long time I have followed discussions about how to
use an inverter --- battery 12 V to 115V. (I do not like the idea)
However I never did it , so who am I to criticize ?.
Yesterday I went to Canadian Tire and got a new one. ( 30 dollars Can)
That answers the question -- HOW many watts are they ? A: 400W to
maybe 600W. This one is 400W 115V.
I have a habit of plugging in all the time when parked at home. And now
I find out that too much antifreeze may burn out the heater.
That is contradictory to a discussion we had last year. I was using pure water
in the summertime. --- resulting in less cooling ? ---- brings on another
"Hagarisim" ------ " you can't sometimes always win ".
400Watt inverters are getting real cheap lately --- so it is worth fooling around
with. If you do it read my upcoming feature on batteries. Deepcycling is
deadly. And blimy do not use the starting battery.
PS: Heater maker "TEMRO" recommends 50 % solution.
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