kontiki heater

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  1. con-tiki

    con-tiki Funster

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    Is it normal for my 2 litre petrol cab heater to be so pathetically poor. Is there anything that can be done/added to add a bit more heat. On driving back from Edinburgh the passenger had to use one of the sleeping bags to try and keep warm, the driver wore a fleece dressing gown! Brrrrrr....

    Shirl
     
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    pappajohn Funster Life Member

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    i doubt you'll do much better.

    you could try fitting a sliding curtain behind the seats to keep the front area small.
    even something as simple as a curtain rod and a couple of small hooks.

    your heating the whole van as it is and the heater just cant do it.
     
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    Thanks Pappajohn...I thought about taking the the short curtains off the upper sleeping deck and replacing with full length lined curtains. Oh forgot to say other sister was travelling in the back frozen despite being wrapped in various blankets etc...

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    good idea, replacing short with long.

    buy sis a warmer coat and a set of thermals as you'll NEVER get the back end warm off the cab heater. :Rofl1:
     
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    Johns_Cross_Motorhomes Trader - Motorhome & Accessory Sales

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    Depending on the year, check for draughts coming up the door pillars where the seat belt shoulder strap is fixed, some are open at the bottom under the van.

    Block them up with expanding foam.

    Peter
     
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