Solar Fans

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by TooTechie, Apr 19, 2013.

  1. TooTechie

    TooTechie Geek in Brown

    I just heard about solar powered fans and thought it would be a neat idea for our trucks. The models I found on and appear to have some design issues and poor reviews. Has anyone tried one of these things?

    In some areas on car sups seem to be anal about stuff in the cab area but if properly secured maybe not an issue...
  2. UPSGUY72

    UPSGUY72 Well-Known Member

    Forget about the fan.... All that the fan would do is blow around the hot air anyways... Just wear shorts and a short sleeve shirt and drink plenty of water and or gatorade / powerade. Eating fruit will also help. Stay away from drinks with caffeine in them...
  3. cosmo1

    cosmo1 Now, a low life jack wagon, and still loving it.

    Open the doors!
  4. TooTechie

    TooTechie Geek in Brown

    Most of the old dinosaur trucks in my center have fans wired into the truck so it got me thinking. I just was wondering if anyone had tried one of these solar thingies but you're probably right. If it did work it would just be blowing hot air around.
  5. Brownslave688

    Brownslave688 You want a toe? I can get you a toe.

    Bingo and when u find a cul de sac go around it a few times. Creates a real nice cross breeze.
  6. barnyard

    barnyard KTM rider Staff Member

    I really like having a fan in the truck. The combination of a micro fiber tshirt and air moving across it keeps me cooler than I am already. If they work and are reasonably priced, I could see myself getting one.
  7. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    We can't get windex and you want UPS to buy up fans? Yea, good luck with that.
  8. cachsux

    cachsux Wah

    Get your fans back in the new contract.
  9. Johney

    Johney Well-Known Member

    Got one put in my truck. It does just blow hot air(like some sups:happy-very:)but moving air seems better.
  10. moreluck

    moreluck golden ticket member

    TOS is a solar fan!
  11. Baba gounj

    Baba gounj pensioner

    Always drove with the doors open , even in snow storms . Of course I closed my door when exiting the PC , no need to get the seat wet.
  12. Brownslave688

    Brownslave688 You want a toe? I can get you a toe.

    Really with the older package cars there was no reason to ever close the passenger door. The draft was so bad it mad no difference and the heat didn't hardly work. Now u can get it nice and toasty with some of the new package cars.
  13. serenity now

    serenity now Guest

    the only times i close the doors are if it's raining sideways, and on a few cold mornings i will close the driver door going to my delivery area