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Old 01-03-2014, 08:37 PM   #1
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Question WarmSeats or CORBEAU Seat Heater?

Hey everyone!
Im absoloutly freezing in my 93, with the heater on full blast. The girlfriend REALLY DISSLIKES being so cold. So, to solve this problem, I would like to invest in some nice seat heaters! Especially since the 93 takes FOREVER to heat up! I have a new top on the way to reduce the cold air seeping in (thats my excuse ).

Im debating between two brands:

WarmSeats
WarmSeats Waterproof Seat Heater : Amazon.com : Automotive
+These are WATERPROOF

CORBEAU Seat Heater
Corbeau 12501 - CORBEAU Seat Heater - Quadratec
+Carbon Fiber Heating Pads
+Quick Heat Up Time

Which should I go with? Most of the time during the summer I have just a bakini top on, and yes it does rain. So I am leaning towards the waterproof. Just wanted to see if there were any objections!


Moral of the story: When she is happy..

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Old 01-03-2014, 08:43 PM   #2
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Are you sure that your heater system is working correctly ?

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Old 01-03-2014, 09:36 PM   #3
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It warms up, just not enough. Hands are still freezing, and she needs blankets like no tomorrow. So it is not operating at 100% capacity. To be honest, I don't even know where to start with that one, the air blows out strongly. So I know it's not that simple fix.
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Old 01-03-2014, 09:47 PM   #4
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sounds like you need a new heater core which is an inexpensive easy fix
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Old 01-03-2014, 09:52 PM   #5
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^^ I second that. Do some research on the heater core and replacement. If I were you I would try that and maybe still get the seat heater (the waterproof one). Because a happy girlfriend is always great
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I would go with the waterproof seat heaters, but they won't keep your hands warm.

You definitely have a heater core blockage or possibly a water pump beginning to fail. Every Jeep I have ever owned had exceptional heat. I don't believe I have ever had the fan switch off of the low position, except for defogging the windshield before I leave. Most of the time my window is partially down.

Time to atleast flush the system if not replace a few components.
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Old 01-04-2014, 01:50 PM   #7
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If I were you I would disconnect my heater hoses and hook a garden hose up to one of them. If it starts to flow well, great. If not try reversing which hose gets the pressure. Heated seats sound great but I would still want my heater to be working the best it can too.
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Old 01-04-2014, 01:52 PM   #8
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There is a sticky about the YJ heater system that you might find helpful too.
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Old 01-12-2014, 06:08 AM   #9
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I'm looking for info on how hard it is to install these seat heaters and found your thread so wanted to also agree with the heat input. My old wrangler would run me out and I often had just a spider shade on it in winter. Ensure the thermostat is functioning properly too after you check the core. good luck.
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Old 01-12-2014, 06:42 AM   #10
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Heated seats are awesome I put some heaters in my bestop seats two years ago I found a set on amazon for 65$ Installation wasn't too bad the hog rings used to hold the fabric down to the seat frame tore my fingers to shreds but it was well worth it I drive two blocks away from my house and they are already hot
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Just an update to this thread, I went ahead and replaced my heater core!
Quadratec and all the other brand name websites wanted to sell it for $70+. I got mine from the local auto parts store for $40.

It went very smoothly, and I did it by myself. I had an AC system in the way that I had to take out first. But I followed guides how to do everything, it was fairly easy!

Heat pumps out pretty good now! Stock blower motor is like a leaf blower, so I didn't bother changing it.

Will be investing in some seat heaters maybe down the road, I think I can survive the cold until next year! Then again, maybe I'll change my mind again when it's -20* out!
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Glad to hear you fixed it!

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