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Old 12-03-2019, 10:33 PM   #27
Pre
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Originally Posted by SCRAPPYDO View Post
I have always wondered. To those who own an Electric car of any make. How long does it take the heater to work in the winter? If it is electric, I would wager it would be faster than ICE powered cars as they usually need the water from the engine to heat up first. conversely, how long does it take to get the AC to blow really cold air. Without a physical compressor, I would think they would use inductive cooling like a wine fridge, but those are not typically very powerful.

Would love to know as I am curious.
A few seconds. Not something I have ever thought about in almost 6 years of ownership.

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IN there defense, renting a car sucks.
Really? Itís about as painless as something can be. Iíve rented them for 20+ years for work, for road trips. Iím in and out of the corporate chain in 5 minutes. Best thing is they have the best road side. Iíve had a flat before where it needed a doughnut thrown on. I call in after I have changed the tire (I did not want to wait on a truck, it was offered) and arrange to swap cars on my trip. In my own vehicle Iíd have to find a tire shop, and dick with that for a few hours if I can find one along the way and if they are open.

You should say renting a car sucks for you. Itís easier than hitting the grocery store here.
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