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How the hell can they justifiy charging this much!!

Discussion in 'General Land Rover Forum' started by bankz5152, Dec 26, 2013.

  1. bankz5152

    bankz5152 Well-Known Member

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    Seriously! £110 EX VAT for somthing you could make yourself for £10 in a DIY store.

    DefenderVENT

    I want to be able to dimist my windows, bloody nightmare at the min franticly rubbing with a demister sponge.
     
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    Looks like a vacuum cleaner attachment?
     
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    Put some neat washing up liquid on your sponge and wipe the windscreen inside with it, allow to dry, no more misting up:cool:
     
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    There's nothing wrong with vacuum cleaner attachments replacing the screen vents ... Specially on a Series!

    And the pipes fit anorl :) :)
     
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    Contained within each DefenderVENT is an additional outlet that channels warm air away from the screen vent to mini vents located in the ends of the dashboard.

    This is why it's so expensive , it includes something that generates warm air , something rarely seen in a Defender :D
     
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    blue beasty Leaks an prone to bits dropping off Global Moderator

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    Try using the demister sponge to wipe the windows instead then :eek:
     
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    My dash has wide vent cut down to fit the small vent slots on my dash.

    You could make that easily, I would use a 'T' or 'Y' connector in the tube that connects to the screen vents the. Take a piece of pipe out to the sides. Easy.

    Not that I can be arsed to do that of course
     
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    Why would you want the limited warm breath of your Landy spread even thinner around the cab?
    I keep a condensed area (apx 3 sq inch) of warmth on my left leg. Its lovely!
     
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    I find v8 down pipes and a supply of air past them toasty
     
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    Do I need to connect them to anything and what tyres would I need?? Do you know how much it would cos as this other thing doesn't work to
     
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    Thing is I could make near enough the same thing for £10. A very thread on here a chap did it for 50p!
     
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    although not a fender owner, but as a disco owner who`s heater blower went titsup ;)
    I fitted one of these to my dash, wired it into the ignition feed for a now powerful live feed (plus frees up cigar socket)
    2 in 1 12V DC 150W Car Van Caravan Fan Cooler Heater Windscreen Demister SWCH200 | eBay
    and I use it often on cold damp mornings to clear the screen.
    it does have a swivel base so you can point it in most directions too.

    sounded to good to be true in the ad for it, but it does do what it says, plus the wiring is rated enough to carry a good current the way I wired mine in.

    but as for choices, they are yours obviously.
     
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    PMSL :pound: - like it. Despite all a Disco 2's faults, the heater's far better than a tratter one. ... when it works...touch wood.
     
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