Flow thru vents

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Flow thru vents

#1 Post by Rod 2500S » Mon Jan 17, 2022 12:30 am

Hi All
Been busy putting the car back together after new paint.
New headliner went in, not easily as it is thicker vinyl than the original and harder to stretch, however managed it in the end. (100 bulldog clips came in very handy)
Having refurbished the exterior flow thru vents under the rear window lip, I was cancerned that I could see no way for air to get to them as the new liner is not peforated and I can't see any other way for air to get into the cavity at the rear.
I then checked the old liner and found it wasn't perforated either.
How does the flow thru system work then? HMMMMMMMMMM
Finding 4 holes in the rear panel under the window i theorised that BL intended to put vents in the liner but never did.
Hey Presto, see pic, 4 "perspex" vents from 4mm opaque white scrap i scrounged from a sign maker.
A small piece of alunimium bar fits across the back of them to hold them in with 2 self tappers.
Works beautifully and matches well with the ivory liner.
Cheers
Rod
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Re: Flow thru vents

#2 Post by Rod 2500S » Sat Jan 22, 2022 5:41 am

here is the missing pic
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Re: Flow thru vents

#3 Post by valencia » Tue Jan 25, 2022 6:01 pm

Hi Rod,
that looks very well done, a nice neat solution ( and a good view out of the rear window of a well organised garage). I've also wondered how the Triumph thruflow ventilation system worked but never really looked into it.
Mike.

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Re: Flow thru vents

#4 Post by Rod 2500S » Fri Jan 28, 2022 6:28 am

Hi Mike
my guess is that the flow through system didn't work well at all.
Now that all the car parts are going back on the car I can actually see one entire corner including the floor. The trick is not to succumb to temptation and start putting stuff back in there but to throw stuff out.
Easier said than done LOL
cheers all
A better view of the not so well ornganised Workshop or at least the main workbench
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