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Old 11-03-2013, 06:14 PM   #1
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Fantastic fan in Crusador 325res

Has anyone installed a fantastic fan in their Crusador 325 and if so in the kitchen or bedroom vent? Not sure but I do not think the vents are prewired for a fans. Appreicate your response if you know. I am thinking kithchen vent with a remote might be best due to the height of the ceiling.
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Old 11-03-2013, 06:19 PM   #2
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Has anyone installed a fantastic fan in their Crusador 325 and if so in the kitchen or bedroom vent? Not sure but I do not think the vents are prewired for a fans. Appreicate your response if you know. I am thinking kithchen vent with a remote might be best due to the height of the ceiling.

I thought so as well, but I am not so sure.
The vent in the bathroom is wired for a fan, but a very small one.

The vent in the kitchen is not wired so I would have to "tap" into a light for power, not sure I want to do that.

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Old 11-03-2013, 09:12 PM   #3
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Dealer installed one in kitchen. They ran wire to bathroom fan power source. Said "no problem" as bath fan runs very little. 1st 10day trip we ran fan most all the time w/o issue. The dealer did have to drop a ceiling panel to fish the wire.
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Thanks for the quick replay, was the fan located in the kitchen effective in cooling the entire camper or only the kitchen and living area?
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Old 11-06-2013, 05:49 PM   #5
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Our rig is the 295RST and yes, the fan cooled the whole rig very well. We ran it at night and opened the BR overhead vent and BR window and it cooled well. During the day with the door open and the rear window open it worked great. The outside temps were about 80-85° so we were happy. Our fan is the rain sensor/remote and that unit has a automatic temp control that I didn't expect. During the day as the outside got hotter, the fan would automatically ramp up speed to maintain the interior temp. We resorted to the AC for a couple of hours one day when we had been away for a awhile and the interior temp was too hot.
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Our rig is the 295RST and yes, the fan cooled the whole rig very well. We ran it at night and opened the BR overhead vent and BR window and it cooled well. During the day with the door open and the rear window open it worked great. The outside temps were about 80-85° so we were happy. Our fan is the rain sensor/remote and that unit has a automatic temp control that I didn't expect. During the day as the outside got hotter, the fan would automatically ramp up speed to maintain the interior temp. We resorted to the AC for a couple of hours one day when we had been away for a awhile and the interior temp was too hot.
I have a 295RST and would like to try that I need to see how hard it is to drop that ceiling
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Before dropping the ceiling, you might try opening the bottom of both vents and seeing if you can get a line to pass between them - use a long metal straight edge or perhaps a piece of PVC?
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Before dropping the ceiling, you might try opening the bottom of both vents and seeing if you can get a line to pass between them - use a long metal straight edge or perhaps a piece of PVC?
Thanks I will do that
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I installed a fantastic fan in the kit. took about 45 min. you can fish a wire from the bath vent because the wire in the bath is heavy enough to carry the new fan.
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I installed a fantastic fan in the kit. took about 45 min. you can fish a wire from the bath vent because the wire in the bath is heavy enough to carry the new fan.
This is sounding easier each day. It will be one of my first projects when the season starts
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