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41 J3 heater assembly

mkm112356

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Friends: I have a Cub with no heat.. Imagine that. I need a complete heater assembly...Can anyone help...In cold here in Michigan...Thanks Gary
 

chuck2shaw

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Gary,
Check the thread called Heater Box, which should be at the link below. Lots of interesting comments.
http://www.j3-cub.com/smf/index.php?topic=2706.0

You will see pictures of the box on my 1940 J-3, and also some others. Mine came from Wag Aero. It doesn't look like much, but it has worked for three years. Mind you, you are not going to get a lot of heat out of a J-3, and much of it is lost because of all the leaks in these aircraft. Some guys have posted about sealing the gaps in the left windows and putting material on the doors to help seal them.

If you don't have the muff on the exhaust system, I don't know where you get those.
Chuck Shaw
 
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Paul Smith

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When I was instructing full time, I wore a pair of insulated socks over a pair of heated socks that were powered by D cells, and warmed the toes and arch areas. Very nice, and a lot cheaper than a heater that will kill your useful load. Give them a try before you do anything rash.

Paul
 
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