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Old 12-24-2007, 08:19 AM   #1
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Newbie Needs Advice - 76 Sovereign

Just starting a winter project, the interior of a 76 Soverign. If I'm building all new cabinets anyway, would the Norcold 3 way 59 7/8 high refrigerator be a good choice. Any suggestins would be appreciated.

Also, need nfo on replacing roof vent. What to buy, where to buy etc.

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Old 12-24-2007, 08:24 AM   #2
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Also, need nfo on replacing roof vent. What to buy, where to buy etc.

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Old 12-24-2007, 08:45 AM   #3
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If you are rebuilding from scrach consider getting the installation manual for your ref. Most manufactures require a 1 in. MAX clearance behind the ref.
I installed a sheet metal wall behind the ref. to attempt to meet the convection requirements across the coils. This is an easy task while rebuilding.

I also padded the side walls of the enclosure with insulation covered with a thick plastic sheet to produce a air tight fit, a pillow. This is to insure the side walls of th ref, do not see the increased temperature of the heated area behind the ref.

During the summer months if you touch the wall behind the dinette it will be hot.
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You may want to keep an eye on this thread:
http://www.airforums.com/forums/f455...tml#post494168
TN-TUNDRA is going to be replacing one of his vents very soon...
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Old 12-24-2007, 09:33 AM   #5
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one other point about refrigerator location;

it's preferable to have the refrigerator located on the awning/shaded side of the trailer because you don't want heat building up behind the refrigerator. i know it's not always possible and i'm not sure if airstream follows that guidline to a tee, but it is something to think about.
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