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Old 11-16-2006, 10:50 PM   #1
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Installed Maxx Air vents

Getting ready for our maiden voyage in the new TT next week. The odor & burning eyes sensation from the chemicals used in the construction has been a concern. The TT is at a commerical storage facility, so I can't just leave it open to air out.

So I decided to install a couple of Maxx Air vents. This way I could leave the vents open, and the exhaust fan on low, all week, with no fear of rain getting in. This worked great! I can't detect the odor anymore, and my eyes no longer burn. Hopefully the wife will report the same when we load it up this weekend.

Very easy to install these



Drill 4 holes through the existing vent frame, set the cover in place, bolt it down. No holes through the roof.



It was a little more challenging with the vent with the fan. Screws had to be removed to drop the fan. This allowed access so the nuts could be put on the screws used to hold the vent brackets in place.

Worthwhile project. And my first (of many) mods to my TT...
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Old 11-16-2006, 11:17 PM   #2
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Yup, same as mine. They will serve you well for many years.
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Old 11-16-2006, 11:22 PM   #3
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Hello,
Thanks for sharing your modification information. My family purchase a Flagstaff 27BHSS a couple of months ago. I have started some modifications of my own and have been considering installing a Maxx Air vent.

Question; Where did you get the power supply for the fan?

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Old 11-16-2006, 11:35 PM   #4
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Good job on the Maxx-Air vent covers, Robert.
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Old 11-17-2006, 01:08 PM   #5
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GandBL,

The rear vent came with a Create-A-Breeze Fan already installed. These are only weather covers that permit the vents being open during rain storms.

However, I can see that they tapped off the bathroom light. When the light is turned off at the switch, the fan is off too.
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Old 11-17-2006, 07:59 PM   #6
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When the light is turned off at the switch, the fan is off too.
I was telling the DW last weekend that I had to do something about that light/fan switch. I think I'll either run a hot wire to the Create-A-Breeze Fan or add another switch.
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Old 11-18-2006, 11:53 AM   #7
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Here is the vent cover that is recommended for the create a breeze fan, Maxx Air Model 800. I have it installed and am happy with it. Conventional Maxx Airs on the other two vents.
http://www.campingworld.com/browse/s...13655&src=SRQB
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Here is the vent cover that is recommended for the create a breeze fan, Maxx Air Model 800. I have it installed and am happy with it. Conventional Maxx Airs on the other two vents.
http://www.campingworld.com/browse/s...13655&src=SRQB
Interesting! I was looking at one of those at the trailer show a couple of weeks ago.... I couldn't see a great advantage over the conventional covers I have now. Do you find them better?

Actually I noticed another line of conventional covers made by Camco, much like the MaxAirs except you can remover the screen section to clean inside it, which is a nice thing.
http://www.camco.net/Menu.cfm?SupCat...ProductId=2190
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Old 05-08-2007, 07:54 AM   #9
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Just reviving this thread

Personally I think the Max Air Vent Covers are probably one of the BEST, EASIEST, and MOST NECESSARY mods to make to ANY RV. While negotiating for my 5'er I tried to get the dealer to install them for me (4 on mine). He said "sure we can and we'll do it for only $58 each) I turned him down on that one. A week after taking delivery on the trailer I headed over to Camping World and it just so happened that they were running a special of buy one get the second half off. Well I needed 4 so it was like getting one free. I think it took me all of an hour at MOST to install all 4. Besides I know it was done RIGHT (I'm a bit of a perfectionist mine and my friends stuff).

I don't know how many times I've seen trailers running down the highway without them and their vents wide open and torn up. I've been successful in pulling only 1 over and inform them of the issue. With these covers on you can run on the highway with your vents open if you need to or perhaps forgot to close them and no damage to your vents. Besides, I think they just look kool.

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Yup, those are on my list of "To do" list.......little easier for me, I only need two.

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