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Posted: 11.11.2022  ·  #1
Suggestions welcome as to how i can make the air intake for the diesel heater water proof or at least to stop it sucking water if being used whilst the mh is moving and it was raining,
My air intake sits about 6 foot behind the driver wheel and directly getting spray,

I bet some craicer has a simple solution that I have not thought of ;-)

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Suggestions welcome as to how i can make the air intake for the diesel heater water proof or at least to stop it sucking water if being used whilst the mh is moving and it was raining,
My air intake sits about 6 foot behind the driver wheel and directly getting spray,

I bet some craicer has a simple solution that I have not thought of ;-)


can you tuck it into a hole in the chassis, or above the exhaust ,or driveshaft, they are normally in a fairly clean position.

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I'm toying with that idea Martin but the spray that is generated whilst driving in the rain is what is worrying me, If the heater sucks in water its not going to be good,


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Posted: 11.11.2022  ·  #4
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Suggestions welcome as to how i can make the air intake for the diesel heater water proof or at least to stop it sucking water if being used whilst the mh is moving and it was raining,
My air intake sits about 6 foot behind the driver wheel and directly getting spray,

I bet some craicer has a simple solution that I have not thought of ;-)



Why not extend the air intake to the engine bay or a locker compartment that is not air tight.


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Posted: 11.11.2022  ·  #5
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I'm toying with that idea Martin but the spray that is generated whilst driving in the rain is what is worrying me, If the heater sucks in water its not going to be good,


But one of these bike air filters on the end, and place it beside the exhaust so the air will be heated which will help the heating system as well,.

Alamor 35-50Mm Air Filter Black Fit compatible with 50 110 125 140Cc Pit Dirt Bike Motorcycle Atv Scooter - 35Mm


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Thanks for the replys folks,

I have enough pipe to make it suck out of the bottom locker alright,

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Posted: 12.11.2022  ·  #7
When on the road why not get free heat from the engine. My mh has a second heater rad and fan in parallel with the dash heater. It's in a seat base in the habitation area and can keep that area real toasty while driving.
I'm not aware of any kit for the above on the market but the necessary components should be readily available at a vehicle dismantlers.

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Posted: 12.11.2022  ·  #8
@baguette ......now you have me thinking 🤔🤔
Thanks for that 😉


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Posted: 12.11.2022  ·  #9
Have fitted a couple of these. Comes with heater matrix/motor/resistor, 3 speed switch, 2x 16mm tees, temp valve and 16mm heater hose as required per/metre.


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@JJF thanks for that, any further info? Or where to buy?


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Posted: 12.11.2022  ·  #11
Full system for self install is £365 sterling.
You need to add 16mm water hose to this @ £8.50 per metre and also the necessary 6mm wire & fuse.
We keep a full kit in stock.



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Posted: 12.11.2022  ·  #12
@JJF Thanks for that, ill give it some thought 👍🏽


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