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Old 03-11-2010, 12:54 AM   #51
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Wow thanx Rick for those pictures! Helps give me an idea of what might be needed... Does the vent increase wind noise in the van when driving at speed?
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Old 03-11-2010, 06:07 PM   #52
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So that's what one looks like without roof glop from edge to rim!

The road noise is significant on mine, however a cover eliminates the majority of it, and the actual noise level isn't so much a problem as the proximity to the driver. I would think in the rear it wouldn't be noticeable at all.
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Old 03-11-2010, 08:03 PM   #53
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Camping World sells a foam plug for the fan opening. It is mostly for cold weather insulation, but it should also reduce the noise.

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I tried the foam pillows but they didn't fit the Fantastic Fan for beans. I haven't found it necessary to put a shade on it even when I'm on night shift and sleeping during the day. I also crack the vent just to keep moisture levels down and air coming in "just in case".

saabman---I haven't noticed any increased noise level while driving on the interstate, most likely because it is located in the rear.

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Old 03-12-2010, 12:42 AM   #55
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Thanx for those details...
still can't really make my mind up about the roof vent...
Insulation of the vent is something I hadn't thought of yet...
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