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Offline woollen797

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Re: Chinese air heater
« on: January 28, 2019, 12:04:11 am »
Shouldnt need more than a 2kw even in a landy (we run a 2kw eberspacher in the transit and ill be fitting the same in the motorhome ...

folks often get problems with fitting too large a heater ...larger than needed meants they often dont get up to full working temps and suffer from sooting up .

well worth running a gallon of kerosene/paraffin through them once a year or so just as a service (kero/paraffin burns slightly cleaner/hotter than diesel and thus helps to burn any carbon build up on the glow pin/burner mesh .

inlet AND exhaust silencers are well worth fitting as they reduce combustion noise by @50% imho ....setting to a sensible temp also minimises noise AND current draw as it reduces the amoint of times the heater goes through it's initialisation run (the noisiest bit) .

I truly wouldnt be without one in the camper or motorhome ....

2kw no good in ours due to large hole on roof with tent stuck on it  ;D
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