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Old 02-12-2011, 09:49 PM   #1
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My 26BH Mods - Video

Was out working on a few new mods today and thought I would take a quick video of everything I have done instead of trying to get a bunch of pictures.



Mods Include --

- Barker Jack
- Wingman
- Turbo Maxx Fan
- Progressive EMS
- Rechargeable flashlight
- Frig Fan
- Thermostat
- Bunk shelves
- Top Bunk Power hole

Hope it is helpful.
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Old 02-12-2011, 10:16 PM   #2
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Really really good mods! (2 thumbs up!)
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Old 02-13-2011, 08:40 AM   #3
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Nice job. Enjoyed the video of your mods.

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You've been busy, nice mods! I especially like your fridge fan and bunk shelves. Where did you get the fan and how/where did you tap into power? Using the alligator clip is a great idea of 'switching' it off.
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Old 02-13-2011, 11:35 AM   #5
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Neat mods and video, you have been busy.

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I passed the link onto Don for his perusal! Good job; great mods!
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The fridge fan came from a guy on Ebay that makes a kit for that purpose.

As I understand it, if you have a unit that is around 2007 or earlier, you can tap off the light. If you have a later model as I do, they rewired and you can no longer do it that way...So what I did is took a very small gauge wire and ran it down the drain tube. It is small enough that it should allow water to pass no problem. My load center is right below the fridge, so I routed the wire to it and used a free circuit. Now the fan has a dedicated fuse as well.

I have not used it on a trip yet, but I hear they work really well. It has to be better than one of those little battery operated fans.

Link -- http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/DOMET...Q5fAccessories
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Thanks for the link and explanation of your install. Ours is an '08 so it looks like I might have to figure out a way I can route the wire on our unit. Our little battery fan just doesn't cut it anymore.
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The fan runs like .4 amps so you dont need a very think wire. I think I used around 20 gauge wire (I pulled the strand out of some old cat3 telephone wire). The hardest part was running it down the drain tube, it just took multiple tries. It is easier to do it from the inside of the fridge than from the outside. There is also a small plug at the end of the drain tube I had to remove. Probably to keep ants or some small insects from going back up the tube, so do at your own risk.

Remember, you only need one wire since the ground comes from the fins. I routed the wire around the back of the fridge and then poked a small hole in the foam insulation that goes down to the space below the fridge. From there I crimped the wire to a spare circuit on the fuse panel. On most units you should see several spare circuits and the wires are numbered to match the fuse position.

Sounds a little involved, but this is really a very easy mod and I think will make the fridge operate much more efficient.
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On my Eagle the fuse panel is located on the other side of the TT across from the fridge making wiring a challenge. I might be able to snake it down the draintube and tap into something in the outside fridge panel, I'll have to check it out.
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