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Plumbing vents
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I am in the process of rebuilding a 1979 chevy class c made by Okanogan and have just removed the entire roof it had 9 sizeable holes installed for vents and skylights and hope to eliminate 8 of them…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sandy St.Louis Aug 8, 2020.

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I have a 1986 dodge ram caravan motorhome . The van was built in Canada and designated motorhome from the factory, the motorhome installation was installed in 1987 and registered as a new motor home…Continue

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Sandy St.Louis replied to Sandy St.Louis's discussion Plumbing vents
"Thanks for the information , At the vent it was stretched to a 14 " space  the sheeting inside and out side is 3/8" exterior  glued and screwed  and the span is between the bathroom wall lowering it by 50% . The construction…"
Aug 8, 2020
david craft replied to Sandy St.Louis's discussion Plumbing vents
"Crowned roofs seem to hold better.  I use 2x3 and then taper ends down to 2. 16" on center with 7/16 Osb  for a full walk on roof.  Vents let a lot of light in. Taper on roof would resist water pooling as snow melts as well. Your…"
Aug 8, 2020
Sandy St.Louis replied to Sandy St.Louis's discussion Plumbing vents
"A little update , The new roof is coming along , the framing is complete and interior ceiling installed . I framed the roof with 2x2 [ ripped from construction 2" stock ] in 4x8' sections on 1' centers and sheeted with exterior 3/8…"
Jul 8, 2020
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Plumbing vents

I am in the process of rebuilding a 1979 chevy class c made by Okanogan and have just removed the entire roof it had 9 sizeable holes installed for vents and skylights and hope to eliminate 8 of them . I am interested in putting internal wall vents for the plumbing and would like opinions on using this type of vent .  The R V toilet will be replaced with a seperator composting unit so black tank will not be needed or combined with the grey tank for added capacity  . The refrigerator is replaced…See More
Jun 20, 2020

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The refit cont.

Today was spent on the old van , The engine is ready now to be pulled and will tomorrow . The pictures will show the stripping of the front end , parts of the engine, the front seats ,and removal of all engine liquids . Some of the current condition of the exterior .…


Posted on October 22, 2015 at 9:15pm

The refit cont.

Well I got the picture posted but the description etc got a little lost. This is a 1988 Islander class B they were made in British Columbia but long gone now . Originally it had a 460 ci engine but I replaced it with a custom built 300 6cyl and a c6 trans . After a few years I sold it to a friend  who ran it for a couple of years and died. He willed it back to me a bit worse for wear . The picture is from when I had it . Will try and update the picture tomorrow . Today I put it in my shop to…


Posted on October 22, 2015 at 1:14am

The refit of my old B class

Posted on October 22, 2015 at 12:56am

Cont. Getting out

Somethings on the previous post . Notice on the seat back a board this is to level the bed and is attached to the seat . The yellow webbing is to pull the platform open and of course the potty in position . The next group of pictures will show the kitchen operation and storage . This unit works very well with a tailgate tent or a pop up . this is the final posting on the boot jump camper van I still have the boot jump and the total cost was on budget at $980 CDN.…


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