Safety issue? Maximum wind speed with Penthouse raised
I spend one or two weekends a month in eastern Oregon photographing auto racing. The track is just south of the Columbia Gorge. The only thing that is up there is wheat fields and wind turbines. I always park across the wind so that the van acts as a wind break. My 1989 penthouse does just fine in the wind whether the zip up windows are open or closed. Typical wind speed is between 30 and 50 mph. Even at 3:00 am.
89 Ford 2WD penthouse
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Current van: 2002 Ford E350 extended body camper with Colorado Camper Van pop top and Agile Offroad 4WD conversion.