over kill? nah... its what any nerd would do

posted Tuesday, February 12th 2008 at 10:08 PM by

So... car wouldn't start, but I have a solution.

It involves a 12v 370w electric engine block heater that will heat everything to 60 degrees, a 12v solar panel that generates power even in overcast skies, a charge controller, and some fancy rewiring.

When I'm done I'll have an engine block heater with a battery backup and a solar charger to keep the block heater from fully draining the battery.

Basically, I will be able to start my car in any cold and never have to worry about a dead battery again.


It'll be great. Even in the event of a zombie apocalypse or a nuclear winter I will still be able to start my car.

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