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Old 02-27-2013, 10:31 PM   #1
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1979 Bigfoot Sidewall Vents

Hi all,

I'm currently restoring a gutted Bigfoot TT. I know the big squares cut out on the left are for the fridge, but not entirely sure what the rest were all originally used for? One is a fresh water fill I presume? Can anyone identify the vents in this photo for me, pleeeeassse?

Suggestions for replacement covers would be greatly appreciated as well. Thanks!
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Old 02-28-2013, 12:47 PM   #2
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The two large openings on the photo left are upper and lower vents for the refrigerator. The covers are aluminum with louvers. I've heard that the 2 sizes are still made. The 3" round hole is for the shore power cord. It's cover is hinged plastic and still made. The middle hole is for city water. It should have a metal cover with a female hose Bibb. The large hole on the right of the photo is a mystery to me. My 1980 has no hole there. My water storage fill is low near the rear bumper on the curb side. Hope this helps.
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Old 02-28-2013, 02:07 PM   #3
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Thanks Tom, any idea where to find this parts on the web?
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Old 02-28-2013, 02:15 PM   #4
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Click on the following links, These should be close to what your looking for.


http://www.ebay.com/itm/RV-Motorhome...b7136c&vxp=mtr

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Motorhome-RV...item3cbe31dc75

http://www.ebay.com/itm/RV-and-Motor...item3cbe320b04
http://www.ebay.com/itm/RV-Motorhome...b71407&vxp=mtr

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Motorhome-Tr...item3cbe31f49a
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Motorhome Trailer and RV Telescoping Water Slide Out Gravity Fill Spout Ivory | eBay

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Mike has some excellent sources listed. The old style power cord hatch looks like this....

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Here is my thought about the extra hole on your trailer. My Bigfoot is a standard model with no shower and no gray water tank. The sink drains into the black water tank which only holds 9 gallons. A previous owner may have altered the plumbing to drain the sink into an exterior hose through the mystery hole. That would keep from filling the black water tank too fast. I have had a 16 gallon gray water tank installed in my trailer to solve this problem.
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