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I spoke with the vehicle line manager for the Lambdas and she confirmed to me that cooled seats would become available for the 2009 model year. She would not confirm HUD or the DI engine.
 

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:woot: Now we're talking. With cooled seats I would go for a CXL instead of a CX! Hey - I just noticed this do you think the "L" in CXL stands for leather?
 

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Hey, I may have to trade in our '08 this time next year and get an '09 with "butt-coolers" as I like to call 'em! That's good news, but I can't wait to get our Enclave. I wonder if it could be "retro-fitted" fairly easily?
 

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axiama said:
Hey - I just noticed this do you think the "L" in CXL stands for leather?
DUH!

Had to do it! Sorry.
 

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OK, gess Im' teh stoopid one todae. :drunk: Blame it on ccaats.
 

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Hey, but at least you're "happy" and having a good day, axiama ;D
 

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i cant wait that long for an enclave!! but do you know if we could add the heated seats to the second row? since its an acessory option
 

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Rollin Thunder said:
i thought the l standed for luxury.
i never knew i just thought it was a couple letter that sounded cool together! what does CX stand for then?
 

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"X" might stand for Crossover, or is that "C" for Crossover, or maybe "CX" for Crossover... Ok, I give up, you guys figure it out. :banghead:
 

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I thought I've seen other Buick models with the CX and CXL designations, so I doubt it is anything crossover or SUV or Enclave specific.

As for retrofitting cooled seats, I doubt it unless they are using some sort of peltier cooling system. Otherwise, you're talking about a lot of ductwork to get cool air to the appropriate area, and that likely requires body/frame modification in the door jamb and floor area to make it work, as well as tweaking underneath the dash and kick panels.
 

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As for retrofitting cooled seats, I doubt it unless they are using some sort of peltier cooling system. Otherwise, you're talking about a lot of ductwork to get cool air to the appropriate area, and that likely requires body/frame modification in the door jamb and floor area to make it work, as well as tweaking underneath the dash and kick panels.
Oh well, I was afraid of that....guess my butt will just have to stay hot during these toasty Alabama summers. :hot:
 

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Not saying it is impossible... just that you would likely require a hefty dose of determination (and not let your wife anywhere near the garage for about three days!).

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i would have it done at the dealer or somewhere!! not by myself!
 

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Great news. I was drooling over a line of lambda's over at Saturn this last weekend (also at the Buick dealer who was nice enough to leave a $45,000 Enclave unlocked..). It was 90 degrees and sunny here in St. Louis - about mid day. The two Outlooks with black leather were radiating heat through the windows. I could feel heat 3 inches from the window with my palm. I have to think even remote start A/C would not cool those seats down very fast. Pumping cold air (I assume thats how it works) through the seats might make it possible to own black leather here.

What will they add next?
 

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The only thing I disliked about the cooled seats in our Expedition was the effect it had on the heated seats. The way Ford implemented it was to use a fan to heat and cool the seats. Due to this the heated seats took longer to heat up than the normal resistance elements. I like the instant gratification in the winter.
 
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The only thing I disliked about the cooled seats in our Expedition was the effect it had on the heated seats. The way Ford implemented it was to use a fan to heat and cool the seats. Due to this the heated seats took longer to heat up than the normal resistance elements. I like the instant gratification in the winter.
its a ford what do you expect it. them acully to make somthing work right. c'mon thats like asking for a tree to grow money.
 

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I thought I've seen other Buick models with the CX and CXL designations, so I doubt it is anything crossover or SUV or Enclave specific.
You're right, my Rendezvous is a CXL and there is also a CX model.[/color]
 
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