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Oh that looks Balltic
 

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what we need is one of them instant windscreen defrosters like shown in the ford fiesta advert with the robotic dog :) i loved the tiny writing in brackets saying (not show in real time)

wonder how many people actually bought the fiesta thinking it would do this
 

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Shame Ford have a patent on the heated windscreen idea I think otherwise I think more and more manufacturers would have a heated windscreen too.
 

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Shame Ford have a patent on the heated windscreen idea I think otherwise I think more and more manufacturers would have a heated windscreen too.
well the ctr gt does have heated windscreen but the fiesta is claimed in the advert to be alot faster, i have o say mine only takes about 3 mins from start to finish to thaw out
 

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That mmmm makes mm me freezzzzing just looking at it.
i would say about ten hot water bottles would have kept it frost free **[smilie=upyeah.gif]
 

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Shame Ford have a patent on the heated windscreen idea I think otherwise I think more and more manufacturers would have a heated windscreen too.
I'm sure that the older style BMW Mini was available with this as an option as I've been in a couple that looked as if they had the tiny zigzag heating elements in the windscreen.
 

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well the ctr gt does have heated windscreen but the fiesta is claimed in the advert to be alot faster, i have o say mine only takes about 3 mins from start to finish to thaw out
The Ford system takes less than a minute with a fully frozen screen, the CTR only has the normal 'blower' system.
 

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I'm sure that the older style BMW Mini was available with this as an option as I've been in a couple that looked as if they had the tiny zigzag heating elements in the windscreen.
No, its a Ford only option.
Wonder what the tiny vertical zigzag lines all the way across the windscreen were then ? They were approx 0.3mm thick and about 5mm apart.

I had always assumed that it was a heated windscreen.
 

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Just found this on an ebay listing

But I thought Ford™ was the only company who can use heated windscreens?
Nope, this is a common misconception. Actually Ford™ were just one of the first main-stream manufacturers to offer heated windscreen technology, they also gave it their own brand name called Quickclear™. However the technology is widely available and that's why we have been dealing in heated windscreens for over 10 Years



May well have been a factory option after all.​
 

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After-market electrically heated windscreens were \ are available for the old mini ...
 

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No snow up here. i love it!!! Roles reversed!!!!!!!!
 
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