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RJMCTAFO Member Posts: 113
Have switched entirely to Gorton vents. Unfortunately no one stocks them local. Was planning on carrying two or three radiator vents on the truck for any customers that say they have a bad vent during a tuneup. Usually keep three in the van. What vents should I get. New boiler installs and new accounts will have all new vents ordered but with the new service vehicle being a Transit Connect room is limited. Already carry 5 No 1 with appropriate nipples and fittings for an antler.

Thanks for any suggestions.


  • I think that radiator vents are pretty reliable, and that your limited van space should be used to carry main vents only, as they do most of the work. Rad vents clean up well no matter how old they are, but main vents are subjected to constant sprays of rusty water, and are apt to plug up, so need constant replacement (especially when undersized).--NBC
  • JStar
    JStar Member Posts: 2,752
    On just my truck, I keep 6 Gorton #2 main vents and 12 of every size radiator vent; 4, 5, 6, C, D. We usually replace an entire system's worth of vents at the same time.