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Old 05-05-2014, 06:04 AM   #1
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Vent Covers & Towing

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With these vent covers installed, is it ok to tow with the vent covers partioally oped to add to the ventalation of the TT ? I would presume they would protect them from the wind buffering.

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Old 05-05-2014, 06:26 AM   #2
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Ours are on a motorhome and we drive with the vents open all the time.

They were made just for such use. To make sure the wind doesn't rip the vent lid off.

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Old 05-05-2014, 08:23 AM   #3
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YES, I almost never close my covered vents unless weather requires (Very cold/hot or selected driving rains) ..

Now, here is the surprise

I sometimes forget and leave the cover up on ye-old Fantastic fan.. Sometimes I get to where I am going and it's still up.. Sometimes vibration lowers it, So far no damage. Avoid tree limbs though.
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Old 05-05-2014, 02:54 PM   #4
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This may be a stupid question, but why would I want to veltilate the trailer while driving? All the dirt, dust and exhaust fumes blowing through!?!

I just get there and open it up but always run the AC to dehumidify before going anywhere... Even back to storage. Then keep everything shut tight.
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Old 05-05-2014, 05:15 PM   #5
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I've left mine open by accident and found that it tends to fill the trailer with dust, road grime, and exhaust odor. Leaving it shut, less so. So I leave it shut. No damage to the vent from leaving it open with the cover on it.
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Just thought when traveling on those 100 deg.Ga/Fl days it would help keep the interior a little cooler so when you arrive it would be a little less work for the AC to cool it back down !
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I leave my vents open all the time even during the winter storage months. I've seen nothing to indicate I shouldn't.
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I leave my vents year round. But Close while driving. No point risking more dirt to come in.

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