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Old 12-01-2012, 12:39 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by sailor View Post
Hadn't heard of electrically heated windscreens B4, on "our side of the pond" they are only used for rear glass...
Taurus' and a small number of domestics had the heated windshield as an option... until the first few of them went in for service! Those windscreens were coated in a fine layer of gold flake that conducted electricity and provided heat for the entire window.

They cost an arm and a leg to fix; so America's love affair with that Euro-convenience ended shortly thereafter.
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