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Old 05-18-2006, 10:59 AM   #1
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Fantastic Fan in a Classic MH.

I have finally ordered a fantastic fan and will soon be installing it. After searching the threads I found not one that dealt with installation in a MH. I am sue someone has done it before me. What do I need to look out for? Of course I know there will be wiring problems as there is with any project I do.
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Old 05-18-2006, 12:34 PM   #2
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I had mine done in a RV shop because I have no good way to access the top. Installation seemed pretty simple. Mine was replacing an existing powered vent.

They had to enlarge the hole to fit the new fan, and then install per instructions. The place who did mine didn't know about "Airstream garnish" (inside trim which fits the curve of the ceiling) so I called Fantastic and they sent me some Airstream garnish.
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Old 05-18-2006, 02:09 PM   #3
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Hi C.K. I put a fantastic fan in last year and it was no big deal. I replaced the original Argosy fan. I used a dremel tool to cut off the rivits and to expand the hole. The wiring was straight forward as well and it works great! We travel with a dog and I wanted the thermostatically controlled fan so she wouldn't overheat if we left her in the moho alone for a short time. The only difficult part was trying to be comfortable when working off some makeshift scaffolding above the motorhome.
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Old 05-23-2006, 06:03 AM   #4
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My son and I installed th fan with no problems. The hardest part was getting a scaffold on the roof to support my frame. Anyone who is considering this project I encourage you to do it, it is simple.
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Old 05-23-2006, 06:35 AM   #5
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you were able to locate the wiring to tap with no problem?
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This is one project I did with no wiring problems. I even installed an additional light next to the fan. Now I need to figure out why I keep blowing the 20 amp fuses. The next project is to take out the extra bed in the front and replace it with a dinette again.
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