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PostSubject: poor timing   Sun Dec 30, 2012 9:25 am

Decided to use drive the Fairmont to lunch as the weekend is approaching, its been cold all week, and a lot of weird things are going on with the big flies and bees flying around looking like they are stoned, coyotes wandering round the neighborhood in the early mornings, I even saw a skunk a couple of weeks ago.
Anyway I was heading over to grab some grub when I turned the heater on to vent, it appeared that a bunch of bees were flying out of the vents, I couldn’t shut the car down quick enough and un-ass it, nearly had the seat belt off and out the door before I realized the bees weren’t moving, it turned out it was the heater vent foam!
I had been moaning about no heated back glass, so now I have a substantially reduced flow from the heater & defroster to match, (and a mess to clean-up). I was going to try to duct tape it for now but I can’t even see it.
When it gets warmer here, I suppose I could drop the column, swing the dash over and try to fit a new foam piece to the plenum. It’s just poor timing.
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PostSubject: Re: poor timing   Sat Jan 05, 2013 11:38 am

Haha, yeah, that would freak me out.
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PostSubject: Re: poor timing   Sat Jan 05, 2013 9:14 pm

yeah, it was definitly an eye opener. we have has some pretty cold weather here lately, not only is it affecting the car but me too. i dont want to drive it if there is a chance of frost, we have to be at work at 7 am, or a bit sooner, dont want to take any chances, but it does look cool with the steam coming from the exhaust when it's warming up.
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