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FYI - Plymouth Heater
« on: February 16, 2017, 08:12:57 PM »
I ran across this image while cleaning out some computer files. 



I think this was on ePay awhile back:



Anybody ever see one of these installed ?
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Re: FYI - Plymouth Heater
« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2017, 05:48:50 AM »
I have that heater.  Hard to say if it works or not, the draft from around the doors is so bad ,that I lost any heat that made into the interior.  I had just a straight pipe from the rear of the heat straight into the floor boards on the passenger side.  I never even thought of running tubing to the back seat.

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« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2017, 04:29:20 PM »
I thought someone on this forum had one of these.  I hear you about the drafts.  The entire body on my car was held in place by 4 out of 16 possible bolt down points.  The only window that actually rolled up and down without assistance was the passenger side because I replaced the glass and fixed the channels a number of years ago.  I guess after 88 years and an unknown number of owners I'm lucky anything survived.  Do you live in a cold area.  I can't believe it is February and we are having repetitive 60+ degree weather here in the southern northeast. (Southern Delaware State)  High 55 today then we warm back up to the middle 60's for the weekend.  ??  If this keeps up I might even finish my car sooner than later.

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« Reply #3 on: February 22, 2017, 06:42:26 AM »
I live South Dakota and winter is mostly over.  I never really got a chance to try out the heater as we had very Icey roads this year.  I was not brave enough to to try out her on such roads.  I have gotten used to modern features like anti lock brakes and traction control. 

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Re: FYI - Plymouth Heater
« Reply #5 on: March 24, 2017, 04:19:16 AM »
Just like min but cheaper. 

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« Reply #6 on: March 24, 2017, 05:39:04 PM »
Does the standard intake manifold bolt up to this item.  The picture in the eBay ad does not have an intake manifold.

Also the last picture shows a chip in what I am assuming is the heater output which would be routed to the inside of the car.  Am I seeing this correctly?  Why are there two output holes ?
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« Reply #7 on: March 25, 2017, 02:12:51 PM »
I believe that would be to let out excess heat in summertime driving.  The tin box heater on the 28 Q that I work on has two holes that are on the top, covered by sliding tin plates which allow one to open them and let the heat out when heater is not in use. 

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Re: FYI - Plymouth Heater
« Reply #8 on: March 25, 2017, 09:11:00 PM »
That makes good sense, Thanks !!
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Re: FYI - Plymouth Heater
« Reply #9 on: March 25, 2017, 10:42:38 PM »
Close up

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« Reply #10 on: March 25, 2017, 10:43:24 PM »
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« Reply #11 on: March 25, 2017, 10:44:06 PM »
Just bolt in place of stock manifold

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« Reply #12 on: March 25, 2017, 10:46:56 PM »
Mine as this sliding tin cover on the top.  I ran a flexible metal tube 1 1/4 in diameter into passenger floor board.  I open this top during summer.  But, it is so loose that in just kinda does what it wants. 

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Re: FYI - Plymouth Heater
« Reply #13 on: March 25, 2017, 10:48:01 PM »
In case people are wondering, the reason why the two different colors.  I was bored.