Can I fit a bigger roof light/vent?

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  1. Billy23

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    I have a Rimor NG5. On my 8 week tour around Europe, I have noticed that the roof vent - if it was bigger - it would obviously let in more air and I might feel a little cooler. My present vent is 400x400, could I just measure and cut a bigger hole and insert a bigger vent? Has anybody done such a thing?

    All thoughts welcome and thank you for reading.

    Bill
     
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    NO ... it is not that simple! You would need to know where the roof structures were and also if there was any wiring running through/round the area you wish to remove.

    You could replace it with a turbo vent as that would allow you to pull in more air, or expel hot air.
     
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    Well you could do it in between knocking up a few five bar gates.
     
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    I thought that might be the case but nothing like asking.:)

    Turbo vent it is then.

    Just a thought as I sit here in Pisa baking.
     
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    I've got enough to do I'm afraid :D ... actually it's a 4 bar gate ... but it is a big one! :LOL:

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    A bigger vent will let in more sunlight and it may actually feel hotter in the van!
     
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    I've done it. Obviously check where you're going to fit it but a simple diy job.
     
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