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Old 06-02-2010, 01:52 PM   #1
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Question 1979 Midas 2000 Questions

I recently aquired a vintage RV. It's a 1979 Midas 2000. I'm working my way through it trying to determine what needs fixing and how I can fix it. In another thread I posted a question about the blinds. I'm uncertain about what type of blinds they are and am interested in learning about how to safely install them. Here's a picture of one of the blinds. http://i1024.photobucket.com/albums/.../RV_Blinds.png
Additionally, I noticed some loose wires coming out of one of the walls. Does anyone know what these wires are for? Here are a couple of pictures of the general area where the wires are located and a close up of them. http://i1024.photobucket.com/albums/y307/InTheWindMMX/RV_Wires_i.png
Any advise or resources that anyone might be able to share about these is welcome.

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Old 06-02-2010, 02:17 PM   #2
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Your blinds should screw on under the valance with 3or4 phillips head screws. The wires look like thermostat wires. Might be wrong but that is what mine looked like. Ed

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on blinds they should bolt under valance as said before the wires would bi too small for a light looks like a thermostat for the heater
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on blinds they should bolt under valance as said before the wires would bi too small for a light looks like a thermostat for the heater
YUP - thermostat wires, I'd bet that if the heater is working. shorting the 2 wires together will get the heater blower to start and the burner to light - depending on your specific heater brand...

OR, it might simply start a big fire in your wiring...
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Thanks for all of the helpful answers, everyone. At the very least, I should probably cap the wires off until I decide to install a new thermostat.
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