The evolution of automotive climate control systems is told in more than 500 pages including more than 600 pictures. The progress made in heaters, defrosters, air conditioners, ventilation systems and windshield wipers since 1897 is enormous. This book shows how the automobile manufacturers and suppliers have made driving an automobile safe and pleasant in any type of weather. The major changes that have occurred from the early use of lap robes and charcoal heaters to the modern, sophisticated, electronically controlled systems are fully documented in this book.--P.  of cover.The website corvairunderground dot com stated that the fuel-fired heater was not popular with Corvair owners because ait met with customer ... The gasoline heater was discontinued in 1964. Several pages from the 1960 Ford Thunderbird service manual are included because they illustrate the state-of-the-art for the era .
|Title||:||Automotive Climate Control 116 Years of Progress|
|Author||:||Gene D. Dickirson|
|Publisher||:||Lulu.com - 2012|