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Old 09-25-2020, 08:27 AM   #1
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I think I could make this work if I could find a 6v fan motor. Are there any sources for one about this size?
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Old 09-25-2020, 08:28 AM   #2
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Forgot to add link

https://www.speedwaymotors.com/Speed...f141c2e0751a26
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Old 09-25-2020, 12:15 PM   #3
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You can use a 6V to 12V inverter and jump up the power to it. They have them from Brattons or google either a 6 V motor or the aforementioned inverter.
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Old 09-25-2020, 12:59 PM   #4
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https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_fro...er&_sacat=6000


I got a nice Firestone brand off ebay last year. Haven't had time to install it yet. A used vintage heater may need to be flushed or repaired and the motor may need oil, but there are a lot of options.
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Old 09-26-2020, 03:35 AM   #5
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I drove to a classic car meeting at the beginning of April last year, and it was 3-4 degrees Celsius here in Berlin. Not exactly the ideal temperature for a ride in a Tudor. So I decided to retrofit a heater. The choice fell on a 6V Bosch Wagenheizer from 1935. A hot water heater with a fan.







The heating is now fully installed and works great! When I take the Ford out of the garage and drive 500m, warm air is already coming out of the fan! The car heater has another advantage. It has two hose connections for the warm air.
I am currently working on developing a vent that sits behind the dash rail and blows the warm air against the windshield. A wooden model that has been created has already been read in with the 3D scanner in order to process it on the computer. When that's done, the whole thing goes into 3D printing.
It should then be a solution that is optically invisible, significantly increases the utility of the car and increases safety.


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Old 09-26-2020, 06:35 AM   #6
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DRG-ler,

Thatís an interesting design. As much interest as there is for adding a heater to a Model A, Iím surprised that no vendor has apparently entered the market to offer a new unit that looks reasonably period correct.

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Old 09-26-2020, 07:03 AM   #7
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DRG-let, What is the approximate diameter and depth of that Bosch Wagenheizer?
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Old 09-26-2020, 02:09 PM   #8
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Diameter 20cm
Depth 15cm

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Old 09-26-2020, 08:55 PM   #9
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DRG-ler,

Thanks, it looks bigger than that. I guess there's not much chance of finding one of those on this side of the pond .
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Old 09-27-2020, 01:39 AM   #10
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I guess you are right. But I also bought my Signal Stat Arrow Turn Signal in the US, so what's the problem? But you have to pay attention to the price! I bought my heater for 100 € and then refurbished it. Were again 50 € ... But there are also people who charge over 800 € for the device! Way too expensive...

https://www.ebay-kleinanzeigen.de/s-wagenheizer/k0


I also have to admit that I have the 12V device and operate it with 6V operating voltage and a 6V step switch. The fan motor runs a little slower and the motor can stop at the lowest level. I am currently looking for the 6V motor that goes with it, which I would then exchange. But basically the system works first.

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Old 09-27-2020, 09:54 AM   #11
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Diameter 4 inches
Depth 3 inches
In the picture in post #5 the diameter looks a lot bigger than the depth.
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Old 09-27-2020, 10:45 AM   #12
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Yes you are right ... Conversion was probably not my strength, so now in metric data ...

Diameter 20cm
Depth 15cm
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