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Fiamma Awning 12V Motor - Worth it?

Discussion in 'Camper/Day Van Conversions' started by pezzas, 21 Dec 2016.

  1. pezzas

    pezzas Member VIP Member

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    Hey all,

    Thinking about the Fiamma motor and whether it's worth it. For instance can I fully extend the awning before releasing the legs or would we have to keep to'ing and fro'ing? Theory being that I can sit in the dry and extend the awning - And stay dry :)

    If anyone has one, or used one, please let us know what your thoughts are...

    Thanks!
     
  2. slidepods

    slidepods Senior Member Trade Member T6 Guru

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    Totally not worth it. Fully extending an awning before dropping the legs on a transporter puts unnessacerry pressure on the vehicle body and the extruded aluminium support brackets. If i were you i would invest in a descent goretex jacket instead. More practical and far more useful.
     
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  3. Roadrunner

    Roadrunner Grape Yellow Beach VIP Member T6 Legend

    Wow that is getting lazy, sort of thing you would see raved about on the Cali forum.
     
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  4. Loz

    Loz California 204 DSG 4Motion MY17 Admin Moderator VCDS User VIP Member

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    They would want a remote control as well :)
     
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  5. Chopman

    Chopman Senior Member VIP Member T6 Guru

    Do you not have a wife or children to extend the awning when it's raining?
     
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  6. Roadrunner

    Roadrunner Grape Yellow Beach VIP Member T6 Legend

    @DJIT mine would be sat looking out the window watching me, least my wife would the kids are grow up :)
     
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