Journey with Confidence RV GPS App RV Trip Planner RV LIFE Campground Reviews RV Maintenance Take a Speed Test Free 7 Day Trial ×

Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 07-25-2005, 12:05 PM   #1
1 Rivet Member
Join Date: Oct 2004
Posts: 8
? Idea for holding open rear window, '05 19' CCD

Does anyone have an idea on how to keep the rear window open on my 2005 19' International CCD? I'd like to get better cross ventilation. In the past, I've opened the window past 90 degress, removed it from the frame, and stored it in the trailer.
Chilao is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-25-2005, 02:09 PM   #2
jcanavera's Avatar

2004 30' Classic Slideout
Fenton , Missouri
Join Date: Mar 2002
Posts: 10,292
Images: 143
Send a message via AIM to jcanavera Send a message via Skype™ to jcanavera
I'm not sure if the window is an emergency exit one, but if it is like the one that was on my '01 Safari, you could extend a dowel rod to prop it open. Problem was there was no screen on that window so I didn't use it for ventilation. I propped it open when the trailer was in the drive so I could pass the hose from my whole house vac into the trailer when I wanted to do a good cleaning.

Jack Canavera
AIR #56 S/OS#15
'04 Classic 30' S.O.,'03 GMC Savana 2500,'14 Honda CTX 700
jcanavera is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-25-2005, 03:50 PM   #3
1 Rivet Member
Join Date: Oct 2004
Posts: 8

Thanks for your reply. The rear window is the emergency exit but it does have a screen. I used a wooden spoon on out last trip but I was looking for something more "elegant"
Chilao is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-25-2005, 04:53 PM   #4
Rivet Master
yukionna's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: 1964 17' Bambi II
Posts: 4,282
Images: 18
Send a message via Yahoo to yukionna
We have the same type of window in our 2002 Bambi. We fashioned an extendable, adjustable rod out of two pieces of hollow aluminum pipe. One pipe has a diameter of 1/8" and the other pipe has a slightly larger diameter so they fit inside of each other. We then put a rubber footing on both ends and a screw fitting on the side which is used to hold the pipes together when extended. We then put the pipe in the window to hold it open -- similar to what you did with the dowel -- but this solution matches the trailer as it is mostly made out of aluminum.
WBCCI Region One

Attitude is the only difference between ordeal and adventure
yukionna is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-19-2005, 09:21 AM   #5
2 Rivet Member
Canuks's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2005
Posts: 29
We have a 2003 22ft CCD. The rear exit window on ours has the same type of three position track as all the other windows. We can swing open the window a full 90 degrees on the top setting. And with the two side bars stuck in the frame tracks you dont need to hold it open.
I thought all CCD AS had the same windows.
Canuks is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-19-2005, 09:42 AM   #6
Rivet Master
Westfalia's Avatar
2008 27' International CCD FB
Boerne, TX / , Evergreen, CO
Join Date: Jun 2005
Posts: 906
Images: 35
Send a message via AIM to Westfalia Send a message via Skype™ to Westfalia
I was on Colonial's website the other day looking at other trailer interiors, as came across a 25' CCD. The rear window had the opening side bar, and appropriate trim piece on the window. Are the two windows the same size? Of course, swapping is complicated by how the trim is obscured in the Bambi by the bulkhead partition.

Otherwise, so far I use a not-so-pretty block of wood to prop it open.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	7836d.jpg
Views:	110
Size:	45.8 KB
ID:	14046  
Chris and Christina- Boerne, TX / Evergreen, CO - TAC TX-7
2008 27'FB Int'l Signature CCD
Westfalia is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Leak at rear bedroom wall Kirby Stone Leaks - Weatherstrips, Gaskets, Caulks & Sealants 15 02-12-2010 12:41 PM
2003 International CCD Pahaska 2002 - 2005 International 5 10-27-2006 11:37 PM
Minuet Front Window Rock Guards overlander64 All Argosy Trailers 54 12-01-2003 10:13 PM
1974 Argosy- need front window dootsie Windows & Screens 1 10-21-2002 09:57 AM
Small curbside window davidz71 Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 2 09-05-2002 06:09 PM

Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by the Airstream, Inc. or any of its affiliates. Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 07:42 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2023, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.