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Debate between husband and I haha!!

Discussion in '5th Gen 4Runners (2010+)' started by kconti1313, Feb 5, 2018.

  1. Feb 5, 2018 at 8:13 AM
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    kconti1313

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    What are the black lines on the back side windows for? I thought I heard that they were part of the rear defrost system(not even sure where it came from ha ha) and my husband says they are radio antennas. Either way it's just a fun little debate for us so nothing serious haha!! Thanks in advance guys :)
     
  2. Feb 5, 2018 at 8:31 AM
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    Bob

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    Radio antenna...how much do you owe him now :laugh:
     
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    I was under the impression that they are both, an integrated antenna/heater system. Since your rear defroster is electrical as opposed to air(like the front defroster) the electrical fibers are charged with electricity creating heat, which is why the area closest to those lines defrosts first when you turn the heater on.
     
  4. Feb 5, 2018 at 10:49 AM
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    Shoot!! he gets bragging rights and I'll NEVER hear the end of it :rofl:
     
  5. Feb 20, 2018 at 6:48 PM
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    better knock this off. It isn't worth risking your marriage over!! :popcorn:
     

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