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Old 08-12-2019, 03:03 AM   #1
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Mini Lite w/ MaxxAir fan x 2

I'm looking into the Mini Lite 2509S and it seems there is an option for extra MaxxAir fan next to the door/front of couch.

Anybody have two fans in their mini lite TT?
Is it worth it or is it overkill?
How much would something like this cost (parts+labor) to be done at the dealer?

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Old 08-12-2019, 04:44 AM   #2
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I have the 2511s that has the max air in the bathroom, it move a substantial amount of air , Most likely would be kinda expensive considering power would have to be run not to mention another hole being cut in the roof.
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Old 08-12-2019, 07:39 AM   #3
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I can't imagine the benefit of running 2 Max Airs in a small trailer like a Mini. Open one or two front windows, close the rest - open the Max Air in the bathroom and turn it on. Enjoy the breeze you just created.

Two would just fight w/ each other I'd think. As mentioned above they do move a big volume of air.
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Old 08-13-2019, 07:31 AM   #4
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We have 2 in our 2511s. One in the bedroom and one in the bathroom. They work great, and can cool the trailer quickly on a warm day.
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Old 08-13-2019, 12:31 PM   #5
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Dual Maxx Air Fans

We had the 2nd fan installed when we ordered our 2511 earlier this year and are very happy we did!!

They don't work against each other - they work simultaneously to pull warm/humid/stale air out and pull wonderful fresh air in through the windows. The option cost was $305 but with dealer discount off the MSRP price, our bottom line cost was $216 (fan, labor & sales tax).definitely worth the up front investment in our opinion - also was quite a bit less than having it installed locally after the sale. We are also able to leave both fans open/on 24/7 because of the covers - great way to keep fresh air circulating all the time.

Good luck with whatever you decide
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Old 08-13-2019, 01:32 PM   #6
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i too have new 2511s....dont need 2 fans...like they said close back windows and open front ...feel the breeze..if you want to test it, turn fan on max and only open the front vent and hear the fan get starved of air....they are powerful
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Old 08-13-2019, 01:43 PM   #7
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Depending on how much the option is, Be sure they are quoting labor included for the option. MaxxAir fans are certainly the fan to have if you want to quietly move allot of air through. Open whatever windows you like and create your own tailor made wind tunnel. For us Hybrid owners when breaking down we close the windows and doors and those fans on high really suck in the awnings making it easy to fold them in. Mine came with two MaxxAire and I couldn't imagine just one fan. Only thing I wish is that they were two way... these only blow out.
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Old 08-13-2019, 01:54 PM   #8
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I’d like a 2-way fan so that it worked a bit like a ceiling fan. I wouldn’t be interested in another fan like the bathroom that only sucks air out.

You can get 2-way fans, but I think the factory option isn’t it.
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Old 08-13-2019, 02:19 PM   #9
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Once the hole is cut and power is there you can upgrade or swap out for a two way maxxaire.
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Old 08-13-2019, 02:23 PM   #10
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I dont think you really need two. One moves the air quickly venting the whole TT. You do want to put a MaxxAir vent cover over the second vent so you can have the vent open when it rains. The cover will also protect the rather flimsy vents which get brittle and break.
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Old 08-13-2019, 05:19 PM   #11
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In our 2016 2304 KS MiniLite adding a fan was an easy mod, as there’s already electric running along side the vent. Sadly, we didn’t get the Max Air fan, which is much quieter than the one I purchased on Amazon. On the plus side, the one I installed has 2 speeds inflow and 3 speeds out. I can have the front vent pulling air in and the bathroom pulling air out. If you get an outside cover DO BUY the Max Air to match the bathroom. I purchased a cheaper version from C W and it deteriorated and cracked in less than 2 years. I replaced it with the Max Air vent cover this year. The existing one over the bathroom vent still looks brand new after 4 seasons of camping.
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Old 08-13-2019, 07:00 PM   #12
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Thanks for the responses everyone.

With the 2905S there is a MaxxAir in the bathroom in the back of the trailer and a vent in the front. Sound like most people feel that the MaxxAir fans pulls in plenty...and having 2 is even better. I guess I will have to make a game time decision and try it out at the dealer.

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Old 08-14-2019, 07:28 AM   #13
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I've had 32' motorhomes w/ 1 Fanastic Fan / Max Air. Those fans are strong ... even in my motorhome I never felt I needed a 2nd.

That being said, if you have 2 you get your choice of where you want the air pulled from.
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Old 08-16-2019, 10:32 PM   #14
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When we ordered our 2509s, we had them add a second fan to the vent over the bed. I’ve been surprised how well running just one works at drawing in fresh air. Having the second one running after a long hot travel day really gets rid of hot air fast. Helps cool the camper quicker.

I don’t remember what the cost was for the extra one, but it wasn’t too much. Worth it in my opinion!
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Old 08-17-2019, 08:46 AM   #15
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When we bought our 2608BS the dealer had two on the floor, one with one fan/cover and one with two. The price difference was $300 so that should indicate the cost from the factory. Too bad the fans are located in the bedroom and bathroom which puts them only a few feet apart. Way up front in the kitchen is a vent without a fan. My preference would have been to have one in the bath and one in the kitchen. We just spent several days boondocking in temps of 85 - 90 degrees daytime and upper 50s night time. Trailer was warmish at bedtime but not too bad after running both fans all day on low. Middle of the night I had to get up and turn them off as the trailer cooled down considerably.
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