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Old 04-30-2015, 03:45 PM   #1
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Added MaxxAir Fan in Crusader kitchen

I changed out the kitchen vent to the MaxxAir MaxxFan 7000K with remote and built in rain cover. There was a low voltage wire running right along side the existing vent so installation was very easy. Mounted the remote with Velcro across the room. Got a great deal on Amazon!Click image for larger version

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Old 04-30-2015, 08:39 PM   #3
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Thanks for sharing. I've contemplated this mod as well, but the uncertainty of where the power is has kept me from trying it.
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Thanks for sharing. I've contemplated this mod as well, but the uncertainty of where the power is has kept me from trying it.
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Thanks for sharing. I've contemplated this mod as well, but the uncertainty of where the power is has kept me from trying it.

I was hoping the wires would be running close to the vent since there's a row of lights that run down the center of the camper. 1st removed the 4 screws that hold the ceiling trim piece on for the existing vent & started looking up in there. Had to reach around under the insulation but there it was. It's a purple and white wire that is actually labeled "low voltage wire". 👍🏼
The hardest part of the whole project was getting the putty tape off of the existing screws on the roof. 😝


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Old 04-30-2015, 09:32 PM   #6
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Perfect mod for a Crusader. I may do this too.
Thanks for the post.
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I installed (2) MaxxFan 7500K last summer so that they can work in push/pull fashion to move air through the TT. To get the old putty off, I used a heat gun set to a lower setting. The 12V wiring was nearby but had to reach into the insulation a little to tighten the wire nuts & wrap with electrical tape. The remotes are line-of-sight so I had to strategically place them so that they work from the wall without removing from their holsters.
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First mod on my tracer....love it
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I've been thinking on doing this above the bed. I'm aware that the opening is pre-wired for an AC unit, but not sure if there are any 12 volt wires available. May have to take the vent out and have a look.
My 2015 unit already has a vent fan in the kitchen, however it's the small fan you normally find in the bathroom. In my opinion it's useless! I will probably do the same in my kitchen as Ksilvi did with a MaxxAir. Nice job!
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Just use the hot wire from the near by light.
That's what i did for my install .

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