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Old 07-08-2010, 05:11 PM   #1
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Are skylights a good idea?

I am restoring a 68 Safari. I was thinking of replacing the three top vents with skylights. How do they attach and would people recommend doing this?


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Old 07-08-2010, 05:41 PM   #2
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The roof vents provide much needed air circulation and will go a long way to keeping the inside of the trailer cooler in hot sunny weather. Replace them if they are shot, but keep at least two as operational vents. I think you’d be happy with a fan in at least one of the vents as well. We replaced all 3 roof vents as they were all pretty well toast. The front and rear ones have fans, and the center one is normal. Even if you have a/c, operational roof vents are very useful.


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Old 07-08-2010, 05:57 PM   #3
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Chris gave you good advice about keeping working vents. I kept two of my originals, re-furbishing them, but also added a German made MIDI HEKI sky-light. It floods the interior with light and provides even more ventilation.

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