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Old 09-09-2019, 12:00 PM
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Heater for 46 Ford?

It will start getting cooler soon and I'd like to explore adding a heater to the 46. Is there a catalog of such things or should I be shopping junkyards? Thanks, John

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Back in the day heaters were an option on your new car so we installed something like this.

https://www.speedwaymotors.com/Flex-...eater,304.html

These guys work well and can fit in your Ford just fine.

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Back in the day heaters were an option on your new car so we installed something like this.

https://www.speedwaymotors.com/Flex-...eater,304.html

These guys work well and can fit in your Ford just fine.

Sam
It doesn't look too bad either. It'd be nice to be able to drive a bit on a sunny winter day. Thanks. --John--
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If you're still running a flathead , they used a heater hose nipple added to radiator hose. https://www.macsautoparts.com/ford_m...passenger.html
If you want a period heater check Ebay. A sample:https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-CLA...YAAOSw8qFc1x3u
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I went with the VintageAir heater/defrost combo in my 65 Econoline pickup. Nice unit.[ATTACH]
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I have bought 2 summit heater units and would not hesitate to buy a 3rd.
They are very reliable, simple to wire and run. While costing less both upfront and with replacment parts(I have submerged the 1st one a few times in a utv). The 2 port one is both compact while kicking out enough heat to fill a single or extended cab.

Read the reviews for further convincing.

This thing rocks.

https://www.summitracing.com/parts/s...oaAgpUEALw_wcB
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If you have a good working 12V system their are also many Electric Auto Heaters available. I've used them in a few applications and found them to work exceptionally well and trouble free. Nice clean install, no water hoses, INSTANT Hot Air...
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