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Old 08-17-2007, 05:24 PM   #15
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I too would be intrested in knowing the sizing... My 62 Overlander has that exact International ducted furnace and I see a bunch of rust in there. Today was the first day I testes things out. The only thing that didn't work was the furnace... smell gas when I try to light her but nothing happens. I would feel much better having a new furnace. Can the vent stay the same? Nothing says vintage airstream like that huge diffuser hanging on the side. You can look at my photos at Snapfish: Share:Registration
YOUR VERY LUCKY.

Attempting to light the old International Oil Burner furnace, is asking for an "EXPLOSION" big time.

It has happened all to many times.

"DO NOT ATTEMPT TO LIGHT IT, EVER"

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Old 08-18-2007, 10:59 AM   #16
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The PO said it worked "perfect"... it is propane fired, or was... anyway, it would not fireup or run or anything. Besides who is afraid of a little explosion? I am not afraid... I own an Airstream! I want to change it out, but do not want to make a lot of modifications. Does anyone know of an exact swap out?
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please read this thread to the end before attempting any repairs!

http://www.airforums.com/forums/f427...0ma-35151.html

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Old 08-19-2007, 11:41 AM   #18
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WELL... Replacement it is... Pist, does anyone want to recommend a relacement?
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Old 08-19-2007, 12:01 PM   #19
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WELL... Replacement it is... Pist, does anyone want to recommend a relacement?
Suburban NT30SP.

You will need to plate the exterior and make new holes.

Modern furnaces will not use the old vent, nor will they fit the same holes, not even close.

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Old 08-19-2007, 07:29 PM   #20
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Suburban NT30SP.

You will need to plate the exterior and make new holes.

Modern furnaces will not use the old vent, nor will they fit the same holes, not even close.

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Andy does this mean it is ok to take the innards of an NT30SP and put them in the metal box from a NT30MA to make it easier to mount in the trailer? Granted I will still have to cut a slot out for the gas line since it has moved from top to bottom, but having done that it should make the rest of the install much easier.
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Old 08-19-2007, 08:27 PM   #21
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Wac,

Just order the SP and when you get your hands on it, you'll most likely be able to figure out a way to use your existing housing.

I had to cut a hole in the side of my original shell and had to move it to the right about 3/4" of an inch. You won't know for sure until you have it in front of you.

Bottom line is, it will either fit perfectly or you'll have to make a few modifications. But there really isn't a 3rd choice (other than doing without).

Relax and order the furnace!
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Suburban NT30SP.

You will need to plate the exterior and make new holes.

Modern furnaces will not use the old vent, nor will they fit the same holes, not even close.

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Okay now, I an a newbie. What do you mean by plate the exterior? And also if I cannot use the old vents what would be the point of putting it in? The duct carries the hot air... the furnace needs to line with the ducts. Andy please explain it to me in more detail.
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Okay now, I an a newbie. What do you mean by plate the exterior? And also if I cannot use the old vents what would be the point of putting it in? The duct carries the hot air... the furnace needs to line with the ducts. Andy please explain it to me in more detail.
Plating the exterior shell means riveting a panel over the hole in the side that will be there when you remove the original furnace.

New style furnaces do not have an exterior chimney, as your furnace has.

To use that old outside cover on a new furnace, is probably asking for more problems than you even want to think about, let alone experience.

The rule is simple.

DO NOT modify any LPG appliance, EVER.

Use them as they were intended, or leave it alone.

LPG explodes faster than you can blink an eye.

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