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As usual, Dave, you are da MAN! I hadn't realized those knobs controlled the windshield vents too. I've always wondered why I seem to get the Canadian Airstream going up my windscreen. Thanks for sharing your inspiration! Cooper N. Melton email@example.com 72 Squareback http://palladio.arch.virginia.edu/~cnm4x/rosie >I know this sounds silly, but we finally figured out how the heat works in our >'71 Squareback! We were getting heat from the rear seat vents, front feet >vents and wisps of heat up on the windshield, but we were always getting cold >blasts along with it. This last weekend, on the way to church, Diane was >driving and I started fiddling with the controls on the dash. We determined we >had 2 areas of warm air and 2 of cold air. I played with the two knobs near >the fresh air vents and found that each one turned off half the cold air vents >at the base of the windshield... >I mean, we've only only the car for 2 years and made a 1000 mile round trip >with it last Christmas and we *finally* figure out how to keep the interior >warm in the winter! Hey, at least it means there are no more gaping holes >letting air in and that the heating system is basically functional.