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  1. Thread: Fresh Air Vents

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    If not on this forum then on another forum that...

    If not on this forum then on another forum that topic has been discussed.
    Opinions varied on how well it would work or if it would work at all, but to my knowledge no one has tried it to prove if it...
  2. Thread: Fresh Air Vents

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    Another update Got the aluminum duct hose and...

    Another update

    Got the aluminum duct hose and it was a big disappointment.
    Very thin and can easily get damaged.

    Ordered this and much happier with the item. Much more durable and the interior...
  3. Thread: Blower motor

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    If I hadn't been this far in the current system I...

    If I hadn't been this far in the current system I would probably go for it.

    I don't need any more modifications. This fresh air vent wasn't on the agenda but after I realized there were no fresh...
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    Take this with a grain of salt because I know...

    Take this with a grain of salt because I know nothing about these systems but could trapped air in the system cause the issue or a sticking valve(if there are any)
    I know you can compress air and...
  5. Thread: Blower motor

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    Blower motor

    Went to the pick-a-part yard today(dimantlers)to get a new(used) blower for my system, Noticed in one of them it had a broken mount for the electric motor.

    Well I found that and pulled it and then...
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    Thats how you do it the old school way. Before...

    Thats how you do it the old school way. Before there was computers and programs and machines to do the work for you.
  7. Thread: Fresh Air Vents

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    For those following this here are the end results...

    For those following this here are the end results

    Made air duct adapters for the blower motor
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    I've ordered different air duct lines that have a smooth interior and are made out of...
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    Fluid level sensors

    Not sure of the best place to put this so Electrical gets it

    The instrument panel that I have has warning lights for the brake fluid, antifreeze,and windscreen washer fluid reservoirs but the...
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    One adapter semi done 4914 4915

    One adapter semi done

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    Now that's the way it should be done. I've...

    Now that's the way it should be done.

    I've always thought using plastic lines with crimp fittings was just inviting failure.
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    Adapter sanded to desired shape 4908 4909 ...

    Adapter sanded to desired shape
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    Adapter sealed and a few coats of primer sprayed on
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    Final coat of black paint applied.
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  12. Thread: Fresh Air Vents

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    Hi Rick I've modified the intake opening so...

    Hi Rick

    I've modified the intake opening so hopefully some air will get directed down into the line.
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    I'm working on the blower motor now...
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    Building a blower motor to air duct adapter

    If you have kept up with my fresh air vent project you know I decided not to go with an in-line blower because of the noise and now going with an Mercedes oem blower motor that they use in their...
  14. Thread: 009

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    Key fob controls lock/unlock and open/close of...

    Key fob controls lock/unlock and open/close of the canopy.
  15. Thread: 009

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    One step forward 4 steps back

    Wow I had to go all the way back to 26-07-2020 to find this. Doesn't seem that long ago that I did this.

    Well, back then I had other plans for a opening switch but for some reason I couldn't find...
  16. Thread: 009

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    Hi Dirk Thanks for your input. In regards to...

    Hi Dirk
    Thanks for your input.

    In regards to why I did it, the BCM(body control module)Has the circuitry and programing for interior lights in it so I saw no reason why not to use it.
    Same...
  17. Thread: 009

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    Peter I think your right. So another issue to...

    Peter I think your right.
    So another issue to deal with. A while back you warned me of such possible issues when updating the dash and then I wasn't sure what you were talking about but now I do.
    I...
  18. Thread: Fresh Air Vents

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    Thought I'd update this to let you know what I've...

    Thought I'd update this to let you know what I've found.

    This is the in-line blower I got(I ordered 2).
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    Its rated at 130 cfm but after some research, I found thats what its rated at not...
  19. Thread: Fresh Air Vents

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    This is the low profile fan I thought would work...

    This is the low profile fan I thought would work in that configuration so air would circulation when the car is at a stop
    https://www.coolerguys.com/collections/dc-12-volt-fans
  20. Thread: Fresh Air Vents

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    4883 Adding a low profile fan would help keep...

    4883

    Adding a low profile fan would help keep air moving when the car is not moving.
  21. Thread: Fresh Air Vents

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    How much air flow are you looking to get from...

    How much air flow are you looking to get from that design?? just enough to keep the windscreen from misting??

    The reason I ask is because I might have a solution. Are you thinking of using a fan...
  22. Thread: Fresh Air Vents

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    I just want to point out that these vents could...

    I just want to point out that these vents could be placed just about anywhere in the car (side, front, dash, rear). The intake can be anywhere you think is best.
    I don't live in the same environment...
  23. Thread: Fresh Air Vents

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    I thought about that. That was my first idea of...

    I thought about that. That was my first idea of where to place them but I wanted to place them in a spot where they would be directly facing the occupants.
    However Placing a "Y" in the air duct line...
  24. Thread: Fresh Air Vents

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    Hi Nic I'll probably use a combination of...

    Hi Nic
    I'll probably use a combination of things. Unlike others I have the canopy lifting system located in that back space and I'll have to get creative to get around it.
    , but for others that...
  25. Thread: Fresh Air Vents

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    Fresh Air Vents

    For those looking for solutions for ducting fresh air in this may be useful.

    Even though I'm installing a HVAC system that system only circulates interior air, so I needed to find a way to bring...
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