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Old 03-19-2010, 09:58 AM   #1
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There have been topics on insulating trailers, I'm curious if anyone has insulated their van?

I had a friend who had a flower shop, and had the sides spray foamed (real bad job) so that the van would not freeze when delivering flowers/plants. Now I could do a much nicer job as I know how to foam around windows and doors.

I'm assuming that the camper vans are insulated, not sure how.

My concern would be condensation between the metal and spray foam would cause the metal to rust faster... Southern Ontario gets a lot of salt on the road to top it all off.
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Old 03-20-2010, 11:04 PM   #2
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i must admit i thought of spray foaming my van for sound but im wirried bout rust too.sure would deaden those rattles though

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I used the 3/4" (pink, why?) Styrofoam board on my Sprinter, roof & walls. Tileboard holds it in the ceiling & liquid nails holds it on the walls. The van squeaked for a couple of months, but the sound eventually went away. My van never gets very hot, even in summer here in Texas, It also keeps things from denting the walls from the inside out.
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There have been topics on insulating trailers, I'm curious if anyone has insulated their van?

I had a friend who had a flower shop, and had the sides spray foamed (real bad job) so that the van would not freeze when delivering flowers/plants. Now I could do a much nicer job as I know how to foam around windows and doors.

I'm assuming that the camper vans are insulated, not sure how.

My concern would be condensation between the metal and spray foam would cause the metal to rust faster... Southern Ontario gets a lot of salt on the road to top it all off.
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if anyone considers spray foam application, check out ebay or tigerfoam (??) for small spray kits-they small units with the two parts needed to spray a lot of foam-something you couldn't do w/ small cans.
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How about something like this:

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Is that your van angus or rs's?



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How about something like this:

Now that is bad-ass, I sure wish I was around for that era. Actually I was, but as a wee lad in diapers I couldn't appreciate it much. My dad ran with a motorcycle gang, the Day Trippers they called themselves. They all got into vanning after all the guys started to have kids and needed a family-friendly hobby.
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I remember being a kid and a contractor's van would pull up. I would get angry if it wasn't a pimped out shaggin waggon. My buddy and I would get the van magazines (which were around back then) and say when we are old enough we are going to get one those and cruise the country.
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Is that your van angus or rs's?
Hell ya, that's mine. But those are Ron's shoes.
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Hell ya, that's mine. But those are Ron's shoes.
I like em! I wonder if I could find a pair in a steel toe



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Angus told me to tune into this thread! Glad I did now!

DK, I think that might be an older shot of Leo and his first love-wagon.

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