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Old 06-27-2015, 11:16 PM   #1
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Refrigerator work better with computer fans

I had heard of folks using those PC fans to help their fridges work better. Bought one a while back and finally put it in. I am now a believer !
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Old 06-28-2015, 12:26 PM   #2
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Can you expand? Never heard of this one?
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Old 06-28-2015, 01:19 PM   #3
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Can you expand? Never heard of this one?

These are computer that you clip to the fins of your fridge. They help push the cold air through the fridge. Google them, about 10-15 bucks well worth the Money
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Old 06-28-2015, 03:33 PM   #4
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Drake- being that you are in a high heat environment like myself, might want to install some cooling fans in the back of the fridge also. Put one on the lower fridge access door sucking air onto the condensing pipes and a larger at the top by the heat exhaust pushing the hot exchanged air out the stack. These are the ones I just got:

ARCTIC F12 - 120 mm Standard Low Noise Case Fan https://www.amazon.com/dp/B002KTVFTE..._3ReKvb8QAPGV6

ARCTIC F14 - 140 mm Standard Low Noise Case Fan https://www.amazon.com/dp/B008DM6NJE..._tSeKvb87YFK6W

Put the smaller one below and larger one in the exhaust stack. I wouldn't go too high on air flow with other fans as you may blow out your propane light down low or the ones that have higher flow also spin faster which may allow you to hear the fan inside your TT. I just direct wired mine to the 12v supply going to the fridge as there will be very few times my fridge will not be on. And they turn off of course when I use battery disconnect.
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Drake- being that you are in a high heat environment like myself, might want to install some cooling fans in the back of the fridge also. Put one on the lower fridge access door sucking air onto the condensing pipes and a larger at the top by the heat exhaust pushing the hot exchanged air out the stack. These are the ones I just got:

ARCTIC F12 - 120 mm Standard Low Noise Case Fan https://www.amazon.com/dp/B002KTVFTE..._3ReKvb8QAPGV6

ARCTIC F14 - 140 mm Standard Low Noise Case Fan https://www.amazon.com/dp/B008DM6NJE..._tSeKvb87YFK6W

Put the smaller one below and larger one in the exhaust stack. I wouldn't go too high on air flow with other fans as you may blow out your propane light down low or the ones that have higher flow also spin faster which may allow you to hear the fan inside your TT. I just direct wired mine to the 12v supply going to the fridge as there will be very few times my fridge will not be on. And they turn off of course when I use battery disconnect.

Any photos of the install? That would be great !!!
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Love to see photos of all of the installations.
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I just used (2) 90mm fans at the very bottom, just above the burner.
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Sure- if you all can hang on until tomorrow. I have the lower installed and the upper is a work in progress as it is 112 here this weekend and didn't want to pull unit out of storage or take ladder to storage lot.

I will most likely install the upper exhaust one on Thursday as I will pull out of storage, throw food in fridge and pull it to our weekend spot.
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I just used (2) 90mm fans at the very bottom, just above the burner.
air flow going up or down? trying to figure out which way to mount them
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