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      12-12-2012 10:57 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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      12-12-2012 11:02 PM #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. 12-12-2012 11:03 PM #4
      Vw golf and omg they destroy your buns. They are the best seat Warner's on the market.

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      12-12-2012 11:05 PM #5
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      12-12-2012 11:09 PM #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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      12-12-2012 11:11 PM #7
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      12-12-2012 11:19 PM #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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      12-12-2012 11:22 PM #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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      12-12-2012 11:36 PM #11
      “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime.”

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      12-12-2012 11:39 PM #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. 12-12-2012 11:41 PM #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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      12-12-2012 11:41 PM #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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      12-12-2012 11:42 PM #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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      12-12-2012 11:44 PM #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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      12-12-2012 11:52 PM #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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      12-12-2012 11:54 PM #18
      RWD Volvos (740/760/S90/850/S70) can be reasonably cheap to pick up.
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      12-13-2012 12:06 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 12:11 AM #21
      I had an 89 Saab 900 8v with seat heaters.
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      12-13-2012 12:34 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.
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      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 12:37 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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      12-13-2012 12:37 AM #24
      Quote Originally Posted by Broduski View Post
      Heh.


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      12-13-2012 12:43 AM #25
      Old 240 Volvo. Heated cloth seats
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