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Old 06-29-2010, 09:38 PM   #1
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'66 Safari Toilet Bench Mystery

When we purchased our Safari, it was completely disassembled. We were lucky enough that the PO had everything to reassemble it.

Looking at other pictures of similar trailers, I usually don't see this (vent?) at the rear of the toilet bench. Can anyone tell me what it's purpose was, and if it would still be necessary? We are planning on repairing and reinstalling the bathroom.

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Old 06-30-2010, 08:31 AM   #2
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Would that vent be for allowing air circulation within the rear compartment to avoid pipe freezing etc?
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Old 06-30-2010, 08:51 AM   #3
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My 68 has a vent like that. It doesn't have the whole bench set up, just a toilet. I was told that the vent was part of the furnace system and is used to heat the bathroom. I was also told that if I put in a new AC with heat in it that I would need the funrace or the vent... Hope this helps
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I'm not sure where the hot air would come from. I thought the vent was for when you had the door closed & using the ceiling fan so it would have air to pull through. Our Safari has a register type vent in the floor that runs from the furnace. That vent pipe also continues on to help heat your sewer tank inside the metal surround.
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