[tcb] Re: Heat in a late Bay... can it be done?

  • From: Edward Maikranz <maikranze@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 11 Dec 2009 10:22:16 -0600

A bilge blower from a boat mounted in the tube will really make a
Also, the best thing to do to a bay to stay warm is to really work on
sealing it up and keeping the cold air out.
Ed Maikranz

On Fri, Dec 11, 2009 at 10:16 AM, James Dwan <james_dwan_2000@xxxxxxxxx>wrote:

> So I plan on taking the family to the Prairie Lights next weekend (should
> be about 3 hrs in the Bus) then up to Grandma's on OK for X-mas so i need a
> heating solution.
> So far I have wrapped the main tube with solar bubble wrap twice, tightened
> the clasps around the heater blower motor where they attach to the tubes.
> I was planning on rebuilding the accordion tubes but that involves ordering
> parts and dealing with asbestos rings. Which is no big deal but I have a
> another idea.
> Why not mount 2 computer fans (12v) to either end of the tunnel to push
> more air?
> Has anyone tried this?
> When I put my hand on the dash the air is hot enough but it just doesn't
> seem to be in a hurry ya know?

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