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Old 06-26-2011, 11:41 AM   #1
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Why does 1 of my 3 vents look different from inside?

I have a 73 safari and one of my three vents have a plastic mold and 2 rails riveted across. just curious why? also I plan on putting in a fantastic and would appreciate if someone had any recommendations as to which one of the three i should put the new vent in.
Thanks, Ben
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Old 06-26-2011, 11:55 AM   #2
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On mine the rails support the factory fan. I would pull that one apart and see if there is 12 volts tucked in there somewhere

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Old 06-26-2011, 01:10 PM   #3
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My trailer had power vents at the front and bedroom locations. The middle vent had no fan. I removed them all and replaced all three with FanTastic fans.
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Old 06-26-2011, 01:22 PM   #4
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Ah ha! That explains why the middle Fantastic Fan in my Sovereign keeps blowing a fuse every time I move the trailer. Whoever put in the wire screwed up.
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Old 06-26-2011, 02:44 PM   #5
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yes, I still have the fan in mine. works good...kinda loud, though. one day, I'll replace it w/ a Fantastic.
you should be able to find a wire for a light fixture, as well as a fan.
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