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Old 01-24-2005
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Back Window Question

Ok im tired of not having a rear defrost on my window, did ford ever make one for the rangers? If not the 06 model better G-damn it... it's hard to see outta a tinted window covered in frost.
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i think tremorjon was talking about doing something like this... dont know if anything ever came of it though
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Get a 1200 watt AC power inverter and and a hair dryer...
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How about aim a vent at the back window and run the a/c.
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How about aim a vent at the back window and run the a/c.
Wouldn't it be harder for ext. cabs?
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it would just take a bit longer

i think that there are some universal defrost kits out ther...u just have to wire it up and apply the strips to the window, but u cant have any aftermarket tint on the window when u install it...

i think someone was thinkin about this for a mod, or a how-to, but its never surfaced...
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It really doesn't seem like it would be that hard to pull off.
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So they wont work with my tint im getting cause i think my Limo tint outwights the defrost. Plus i got a split rear window so it would have to find a way aroud that. Maybe the wires could connect to a plate and when the window is shout the connection would be made and the current would be carried to the other pare of the window.
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Wouldn't it be harder for ext. cabs?
I dunno, just a suggestion. I've never had a problem with them fogging on my truck. I can tell you a trick that works for anti-fog on my motorcycle visor. Take some of your average cheap dish soap and a small amount of water. For giggles let's say a table spoon of water with a few drops of soap and mix it up. Put it on a towel and wipe it all over the rear windows. Let it dry and buff it clean with another clean towel. That should make it less likely to fog up.
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Damn.. Ford need to fix this
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Its called a towel keep it in the truck and wipe the window off.
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no, u couldnt use a plate...the plate has to be attached to the window which also has a metal frame....and the frame connects to the truck...and u sit in the truck....[insert loud electrifing noise]....haha, i dunno if it'd do that, but the current would prolly be lost on the plate....

u could just do the side 2 windows and skip the back....

but imo, tint > defrost

just to what dave said, or get some rain x anti-fog....
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Or use your side mirrors..
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I find having the slider open a crack helps with foggy windows. If there's frost on the window... scrape it off?
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yea the side mirrors work alomst as good because your almost seeing the same veiw because the bed shouldnt get in the way
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