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roof vents

suggestions please, on a tight budget, whats best suited?

going onto ford transit hicube

There are lots to choose

There are lots to choose from.
See this page:
http://www.rainbowconversions.co.uk/Equipment/Rooflights/rooflights.htm

The MPK are the cheapest, and work well.
Transparent ones are good for extra light.

Darren thanks for the reply.

Darren

thanks for the reply. What about it letting extra sun in and heating it up?

Reason I ask is that my camper is VERY hot, got in it yesterday and it was silly, couldn't sleep in there at the moment

The transparent ones will let

The transparent ones will let in more heat.
I have 2 x MPK roof vents. I keep them open when parked up to allow the heat to escape. I only need to close them when the rain is really heavy, as the rain drops bounce in from the roof.
Heat is hard to deal with in a van.

Maybe I can knock up a sun

Maybe I can knock up a sun visor thing...?

Those MPK look great value, and prefer those to 2nd brittle ones.

Can air vents be fitted in the sides of the roof to help? The slider type to close if too cold etc

Air vents can always be added

Air vents can always be added to the side of the roof. You'll need to fit through the insulation though.
Are you looking for secure permanent ventilation to keep the van cool when left unattended?

Exactly that. So safe but so

Exactly that. So were safe but so we don't melt in summer months.

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