> > I'm just amazed how often people post desires their to
> circumvent one of
> > GM's gimmicky "automatic" systems. One would think that GM
> would learn
> > that many customers simply don't want them and stop
> installing these
> > annoying gimmicks. One doesn't find posts like these in
> > manufacturer's Usenet groups. Or people pining for them to
> be added. GM,
> > wake up! Your customers are making mods to you cars because
> > "over-engineering" them with things they don't want!
> > >snip<<
> Our family is a case exemplifying your assertion. I buy,
> for wife, a
> low-mileage Lesabre every fall(sell it while still under
> factory warr.). We
> purposefully seek a Custom vs. the nicer Limited merely to get
> the manual
> ac, rather than the Auto-Climate-Control. Many extras on the
> Ltd. which are
we have to pay for when we buy the Custom, in order to
> get manual AC.
> Yep, if we could get the Ltd. w/manual AC, we'd probably
> buy it instead.
Not as much is gained as some think doing this. Like some said, it
helps defrost function a lot. Also you gain may not be as big as you
think with some car on the hiway because they are pretty sleek with
windows rolled up drag wise and windows down increases drag and fuel
consumption some on a hot day.
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