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cullen
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Jeep shower

Post by cullen » Fri May 10, 2013 3:08 pm

I saw this on reddit today and thought it was a interesting idea.
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Re: Jeep shower

Post by Captain Goddammit » Fri May 10, 2013 3:26 pm

That's nothing new, that's how boat shower systems work (using a heat exchanger to heat water with the engine coolant) although they also have electric heating elements for when you have shore power.
You could buy that system ready-made from a marine supply outfit, or piece it together yourself.
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Re: Jeep shower

Post by maladroit » Fri May 10, 2013 3:55 pm

I assume your boat has a shower, then.

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Re: Jeep shower

Post by unjonharley » Fri May 10, 2013 5:49 pm

The way he smells. I don't believe he has showered...

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Re: Jeep shower

Post by Captain Goddammit » Fri May 10, 2013 10:25 pm

My real boat does, yes. And it uses a standard marine engine heat exchanger, which works very well. You can fire up the motor and let it idle a bit and you've got hot water.
I'd use a camper or boat shower head if I were building that setup, because they have an on/off switch right on the head - great for saving water, or maintaining your temp setting if you have a hot and cold supply.
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Re: Jeep shower

Post by dragonpilot » Sat May 11, 2013 12:48 pm

Of course, any playa shower will have a grey water collection system...
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Re: Jeep shower

Post by maladroit » Sat May 11, 2013 8:33 pm

dragonpilot wrote:Of course, any playa shower will have a grey water collection system...
Just set up a mist system and spray your shower-stank on unwitting guests as they belly up to your Sauza Silver and Lemon Kool-aid "margaritas".

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