Hymer B584 Roof Skylight/Vent replacement...

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  1. BeeSea

    BeeSea Funster

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    Our B584's 14'X14' square skylight/vent is ageing and the plastic is brittle and breaking needing replacement. Had anyone replaced theirs recently??...Any comments on the Van-Tastic fan option??..Who was the supplier/installer??

    Thank you :)
     
  2. Vouty

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    I replaced ours with a Heki mini - for me its the best as its clear domwe so lets in lots of light, allows us to gaze at stars in bed, and has built in mozzy and blackout blinds. It can also be locked into a travelling position which ventilates the back of our van when we're moving which my 9 year old golden retriever appreciates :) Cost me about 120 quid all in including the caravan window mastic to seal it down. I did need to enlarge the hole ever so slightly with a file though.
     
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  3. jollyrodger

    jollyrodger Funster Life Member

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    Hi ,I have replaced the normal 40 x 40mm vents on more than one occasion with the Omnivent you should be able to do it all from inside the van without the need of getting on the roof ,or drilling if that’s what you mean.

    Your entire screws can I believe be undone from inside, once done push up old vent to break the seal, and lift vent back through.

    Then through the opening you can then clean off all residues on the roof.

    Butter up the new vent with sealant of your choice, I use sikaflex, pass new vent carefully up though the opening and into place. Then secure fixing screws from inside (6-8)

    Some people don’t fasten down tightly right away but let the flex go of overnight and tighten the next day.

    Job done :)
     
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