Door vents

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  1. Jaws

    Jaws Funster Life Member

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    The door vents ( one on the gas door and the one on the hab door ) are both aging terribly and cracking up.. They were like it when the van was bought at 20 months old.. not good !

    In the past 2 or 3 years I have been unable to find replacements.. ( The van is made under the SEA banner, and is a Miller States Alabama .. made in Italy and we have never EVER seen another one ! )

    O'leary's do not seem to have anything to offer even vaguely like.. Anyone got a clever solution ?
     
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    Wasn't SEA at one time tied up with Auto sleeper is it possible that Marquis Motorhomes who were in the same group could help, worth a try.
     
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    That's funny, they were saying the same about you earlier.

    Surely you've typed "louvred vents" into google and got 530,000 hits in 0.15secs.
     
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    Jaws Funster Life Member

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    Sorry Brian, louvred vents are not really what I want. They are pennies from B & Q...

    I really want the proper double skinned with fitted net type that recess's in to the hole
     
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    Vent ...

    Hey John, try a photo, bet someone's got one in their spares or 'come in handy' pile.

    Infact you could probably find one in your garages/sheds, if you had a week or two to spare:Smile:
     
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    John,

    Dont know if they have what you need but worth a look...www.sdslondon.co.uk/louvre-vents.html

    Des
     
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    Thanks for that Dez, but again they are just surface mounts rather than the pucka recessed ones..
    Richard, you are correct mate.. I will have a proper measure up and a fotoshoot on the morrow
     
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    Hiya Tankin.. apprerciate the effort :thumb:
    sadly only close mate, but no go..
    The outside measurements are:

    192mm x 192mm

    and

    270mm x 118mm
     
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    John,
    Try Magnum Motorhomes at Grimsby. (Google)
    Their place is a real Alladin's cave, where the self builders get bits.
    Very helpful.
    E mail them with pics and dimensions. If hey can help they will pdq.
     
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    Cheers John.. Will do mate :thumb:
     
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    these people are excellent for sourcing rare/outdated parts, as they buy up surplus stock from the manufacturers
    http://www.charlesandson.co.uk/

    if the originals are just discoloured/yellowed by the sun, why not try painting them with a suitable paint? any replacement will only do the same and yellow within months anyway
     
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    There are actually cracking up ! Very poorly made and they have not used UVP stuff at all

    I have tried Miller and S.E.A. so yes, all these places folk are suggesting for large stock holders are really appreciated
     
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    instead of buying the correct size which is not availiable, buy bigger that is availible and amke the hole hole fit the new ones:thumb:



    simples, or have i missed somthing
     
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