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      12-12-2012 11:57 PM #1
      As the temperatures begin to drop, and I begin to freeze in my bare bones Miata I again grow envious of those with heated seats.

      So, show me the cheapest bun warmers on the market!
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      12-13-2012 12:02 AM #3
      Hyundai/Kia is my guess. Actually right now an SX4 w/ the tech package. Suzuki is practically giving them away.
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    4. 12-13-2012 12:03 AM #4
      Vw golf and omg they destroy your buns. They are the best seat Warner's on the market.

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      12-13-2012 12:09 AM #6
      Quote Originally Posted by jettagli1991 View Post
      Mk3 Golf/Jetta K2

      I would be terrified of a MK3 with heated seats.

      Bitch would probably go up in flames at any second.
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      12-13-2012 12:19 AM #8
      Quote Originally Posted by Broduski View Post
      I would be terrified of a MK3 with heated seats.

      Bitch would probably go up in flames at any second.
      meh, i've had several old audis (oooh, scary) with heated seats and never had a problem.

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      12-13-2012 12:22 AM #9
      Last winter I had a 98 Audi A6 Quattro that I got for 4k with heated seats, heated mirrors, and a block heater. That thing was fantastic.

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      12-13-2012 12:39 AM #12
      90's Legacy Outbacks had cloth or leather heated seats. I put leathers in my '95 Legacy L but haven't hooked the heat up yet.

    13. 12-13-2012 12:41 AM #13
      My friends always get amazed when they sit in my mkIV on a cold winter day, and I ask them if they want to put the heated seats on.

      They usually then ask "what year is this car?"

      Or sometimes even "how much did you pay for this car?"

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      12-13-2012 12:41 AM #14
      Quote Originally Posted by RWD_only View Post
      As the temperatures begin to drop, and I begin to freeze in my bare bones Miata I again grow envious of those with heated seats.

      So, show me the cheapest bun warmers on the market!
      You could just keep some hair spray and a lighter in the car- to warm up the seat surfaces every time you get in.




      Wait... Miata. You probably already have both in the car already.
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      12-13-2012 12:42 AM #15
      Quote Originally Posted by BRealistic View Post
      This, or some old Saab/Volvo. 900, 9-3, 9000, 9-5, 740, 760 and 960 all had them available and can all be had for next to nothing.

      Can't think of any other good options for the "under $2k because that's actually cheap" crowd.
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      12-13-2012 12:44 AM #16
      Quote Originally Posted by 3DGE View Post
      My friends always get amazed when they sit in my mkIV on a cold winter day, and I ask them if they want to put the heated seats on.

      They usually then ask "what year is this car?"

      Or sometimes even "how much did you pay for this car?"
      I always just put my friends' heated seats on(front AND rear!) and let them wonder if they wet themselves.
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      12-13-2012 12:52 AM #17
      Doesn't the SMART have heated seats? Those are pretty cheap for a new car, although I'd rather have no heat and just drive around nude in 30 degree weather in a Miata than drive a SMART.....

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      12-13-2012 12:54 AM #18
      RWD Volvos (740/760/S90/850/S70) can be reasonably cheap to pick up.
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      12-13-2012 01:06 AM #20
      Yay ... VW heated seats ... which catch fire ... I love what it did to my pants and my UnderArmour ... such quality products this company has ...


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      12-13-2012 01:11 AM #21
      I had an 89 Saab 900 8v with seat heaters.
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      12-13-2012 01:34 AM #22
      Quote Originally Posted by s-rocc View Post
      meh, i've had several old audis (oooh, scary) with heated seats and never had a problem.
      Quote Originally Posted by seadoo2006 View Post
      Yay ... VW heated seats ... which catch fire ... I love what it did to my pants and my UnderArmour ... such quality products this company has ...

      Heh.
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      12-13-2012 01:37 AM #23
      Quote Originally Posted by Broduski View Post
      Heh.
      I will say that Audi of America's "OH SHIAT! PR Team" was fantastic. One call to AoA and they had me a B8 A4 S-Line loaner and a new seat ... haha. 110k miles and the 4th owner and they still went into full derp, protect the endzone defense.

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      Heh.


      I was trying to find that pic. I know Audi has tons of issues.
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      12-13-2012 01:43 AM #25
      Old 240 Volvo. Heated cloth seats
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    26. 12-13-2012 01:58 AM #26
      My friend put heated seats in his Justy...

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      12-13-2012 11:58 AM #27
      find the cheapest SAAB 900 you can, even base models had heated seats.
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    28. 12-13-2012 12:01 PM #28
      Quote Originally Posted by RWD_only View Post
      As the temperatures begin to drop, and I begin to freeze in my bare bones Miata I again grow envious of those with heated seats.

      So, show me the cheapest bun warmers on the market!
      Just add them to whichever vehicle you are currently driving, or heck add them to all your vehicles if you want.
      It is not like its a new technology.

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      12-13-2012 12:06 PM #29
      Quote Originally Posted by seadoo2006 View Post
      Yay ... VW heated seats ... which catch fire ... I love what it did to my pants and my UnderArmour ... such quality products this company has ...

      was that your VW? since that looks like a passenger seat, u must get driven around in your own car "like a boss"

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      12-13-2012 12:10 PM #30
      Quote Originally Posted by romanl View Post
      was that your VW? since that looks like a passenger seat, u must get driven around in your own car "like a boss"
      Assume the seat back is at the bottom of the picture. Its a driver's seat.

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      12-13-2012 12:25 PM #31
      brand new?

      probably the spark or sonic. maybe the sx4 as someone mentioned.
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      12-13-2012 12:29 PM #32
      The beater Volvo market is always affordable; For around $1500 you can get yourself into a drivable and safe 2/7/940 from the late 80's - early 90's all of which came optioned with heated front seats.

      My 940 even has mirror defrosters!
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      12-13-2012 12:37 PM #33
      Why does it look like he **** himself when his pants caught fire?

      Cheapest seat warmer equipped? A ZJ Grand Cherokee (96-98) with the optioned seat warmers. Also a great winter vehicle (4x4).

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      12-13-2012 12:39 PM #34
      Quote Originally Posted by G_RockNYTN View Post
      Assume the seat back is at the bottom of the picture. Its a driver's seat.
      you're right, i was looking at it and in my head it was upside down.

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      12-13-2012 12:44 PM #35
      Quote Originally Posted by Cousin Eddie View Post
      Why does it look like he **** himself when his pants caught fire?
      Cheapest seat warmer equipped? A ZJ Grand Cherokee (96-98) with the optioned seat warmers. Also a great winter vehicle (4x4).
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