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MB GPW Heater

Post by Pat Gray » Sat Oct 21, 2017 10:04 am

Looking to add a heater to my MB. What is a good under dash heater. Looking for something that is hidden but functional.
Any suggestions? Pics would be great.
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Re: MB GPW Heater

Post by tamnalan » Wed Oct 25, 2017 4:20 pm

1. Look for a factory/dealer Harrison heater from an early postwar jeep.
2. I have a '39 Ford pickup. Apparently Ford was very stingy about selling cars and trucks with factory heaters even then. There was a big aftermarket for under-dash heaters. Most are hot-water designs but Southwind sold and still sells a fuel combustion version that's worth a look. Ebay regularly seems to have all sorts of vintage heaters.
3. Fit a new hotrod "universal fit" heater from a place like Summit or Speedway. They surely sell small ones that would fit somewhere under the dash or between / behind the front seats.
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Re: MB GPW Heater

Post by Bob N » Mon Mar 05, 2018 10:58 am

You might be able to find an original WW2 jeep heater.
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Re: MB GPW Heater

Post by Stingray » Thu Apr 05, 2018 3:40 pm

You may want to see if this one is still available.
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Re: MB GPW Heater

Post by Ben Dover » Thu Apr 05, 2018 3:50 pm

There is no room under the MB/GPW dash for the long Harrisson Factory CJ Heater.
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Re: MB GPW Heater

Post by Pat Gray » Fri Apr 06, 2018 8:45 am

Thank you,
Looks great. I will keep this in mind.

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