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Old 07-13-2015, 08:53 PM   #1
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ROO 233S Mod Question

Figured the ROO section would be better than the mod so here goes....

My 233S Roof AC duct on the bathroom side is open to the roof vent trim panel inside the bathroom. This means cold AC air "filters" all around that vent and blows out from behind the trim around the edges. Has anyone tried to install a new AC vent (one of those nifty round ones already in the rest of the trailer) inside the bathroom ceiling and then sealed up the end to prevent the roof vent from always getting frosty?

I am thinking about possibly doing so...thus the query, was anyone else brave enough to cut a whole in their ceiling yet and try something like this?
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Old 07-15-2015, 03:51 PM   #2
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I'm not sure I get what your explaining here. Can you take a photo or explain a little better? I have a 2013 Roo 233s and I don't think I have the same issue.....
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Unfortunately I am a Florida dude so I don't have my rig parked at the house, it is sleeping softly in the storage lot. I will swing by this weekend to disassemble to vent and snap a picture (should have done that on my last outing, wasn't thinkin!) but in the mean time, lets see if this picture comes through that I just pasted together from google searches. Basically my thought is to block the end of the ceiling duct off and insert a round AC vent just forward of that effort to get AC flowing into the bathroom area.

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SO COLD AC air blows constantly against that thin piece of plastic that trims out the inside opening...creating a nice spot for condensation to gather. I removed the vent trim (only 4 screws) and gently fluffed some newspaper in the opening just to try and stop the AC from blowing onto the plastic all the time. This stopped the plastic trim from getting so cold and occasionally collecting condensation. If you go to the ROO website and see the inside pictures looking UP...I am just thinking a simple addition of one of those round AC vents INSIDE the bathroom area and then spray foam in the end of the open duct instead of my crumpled newspaper.
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Get a piece of foam a couple inches long, carve it to match the vent "tunnel," stick it in, put the vent cover back in place and you're good to go.
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Great idea and what I will do, what do u think of adding an AC VENT inside the bathroom space?
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Old 07-15-2015, 09:54 PM   #6
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I have one in my Mini Lite. Go for it.
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I see now. I thought that's what you were talking about but didn't really think that they would have cut though the duct work. Guess I was wrong .

I need to check mine and see if the same thing was done. I'll let you know

I wonder if asking the dealer and forest river what their thoughts are about cutting through this duct work and if it should be done. then tell them that they did it on your trailer if it's under warranty. Otherwise, I would do just what some of the other members suggested, Take it our and stuff some styrofoam in there to block the air flow.
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