Computer fans to help the heating

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  1. Wildbill

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    Thinking abut using computer fans to assist the air flow from the heating
    Has any one done this
    Bill
     
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    Dometic do there own kit:cautious:
     
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    Cant see it working somehow.
    All it will do is draw air over the heat exchanger faster stopping it warming up as much.
    You may get a faster airflow, but it will be cooler air.
     
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    But there will be more of it, air that is. The energy from the heater can't get lost so a fan will give the same heating effect, it just might be better at distributing the heat around the MH.
     
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    2CV owners often use computer fans in the cabin heating ducts to assist the airflow and apparently it works very well.
     
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    Think I have fund the problem its like a rats nest behind the fire most of the ducting is flattened or broken
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    Just send a ferret down the pipes.:)
     
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