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I made vent deflectors for the under seat vents.

I made vent deflectors for the under seat vents.

Postby 737mechanic [OP] » May 21 2020, 3:11am

Hi Guys, I have noticed that a lot of the vents or air ducts under the seats of these trucks are covered or partially covered with carpet. Because of that I modeled up some adapters that you can print on a 3d printer and slide on the vents/ducts under the seats so the air is deflected upward and they keep the carpet from covering the vents. I made a video showing how they work and I put the link too the 3d printer files in the description so you can download and print your own.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rqf1uemGWno
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Re: I made vent deflectors for the under seat vents.

Postby nealinator » May 21 2020, 3:34am

Nice work Chris. Now make some for a 2010 to pipe some AC vents back there...haha!
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Re: I made vent deflectors for the under seat vents.

Postby 14sierraALT » May 22 2020, 3:11am

if you decide to sell them i would love to purchase a set! very cool idea that would help get the air up and out from under the seats
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Re: I made vent deflectors for the under seat vents.

Postby ferraiolo1 » May 22 2020, 12:19pm

these things will sell fast!
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Re: I made vent deflectors for the under seat vents.

Postby 19trax95 » May 22 2020, 1:36pm

I'd bet those would sell like hot cakes. Especially for people who have their families in the back often.

Would help make up for the lack of rear vents for sure.
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Re: I made vent deflectors for the under seat vents.

Postby Apocolips » May 22 2020, 1:41pm

I'm in as well. I have a 2017 Silverado and have the carpet problem.
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Re: I made vent deflectors for the under seat vents.

Postby BigBlue2014 » May 22 2020, 1:55pm

I am interested in a set as well, since I do not have access to a 3D printer.
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Re: I made vent deflectors for the under seat vents.

Postby 737mechanic [OP] » May 22 2020, 2:51pm

I didn't know these were going to be that popular and I am not really set up to print in mass quantities but I ordered 2 spools of black filament and when I get it in I will start printing as many as I can and will let you guys know when I have sets to ship.

If anyone else here has a 3d printer and wants to print and sell them just don't charge over $25.00 please.
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Re: I made vent deflectors for the under seat vents.

Postby Junior62 » May 22 2020, 3:02pm

Great idea! I have always wondered why we don't do a better job of integrating the ducts with the carpet. Seems easy enough but probably something I am missing....
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Re: I made vent deflectors for the under seat vents.

Postby tobyhd02 » May 22 2020, 3:11pm

that is a great idea for sure! I'll have to check my 19 2500.
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