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Old 01-09-2004, 10:09 AM   #1
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Roof Vents

I have a 1972 31ft International airstream and the two front roof vents are cracked. I was wondering if they are standard size roof vents or are they proprietary to airstream. Thanks.
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Old 01-09-2004, 10:16 AM   #2
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Do you have the vents that have an aluminum frame with a riveted on plastic insert? If so, you can repair them with tinted lexan, Plexi or Acrilite. I rebuilt the ones on my '73 31' with marine grade tinted lexan in a day.


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Old 01-10-2004, 10:57 AM   #3
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mine are like that. The lexan--is it riveted and vulkem sealed or?? My frames are in good shape but the plexi part is getting rough, as is the rubber surround seal inside.
Did you take the whole vent assembly out, or just the lid?
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Old 01-10-2004, 03:53 PM   #4
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They are the plastic vents that attach to two arms. I would like to just replace them. Thanks.
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Old 01-10-2004, 04:15 PM   #5
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I have the same trailer. Maby I had better check the vents in the spring time, but now the whole rig is covered with plastic.

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Hey! I PM'ed tmeagle1 w/my two cents on replacing roof vent plastic. And tryed sending pics, don't know if they came thru but
tryed some advice on posting pics [ the yahoo thing] lets see if it works.

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As noted above, replacing the plastic is an easy job. I chose lexan for its better durabilility, but pexiglass is what it was made with orginally.

The gasket can be replaced with foam weatherstripping from your local home center. Use auto trim cement to get a good bond.

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