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Old 04-10-2009, 11:19 AM   #1
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Quick? Backing on or off on int. insulation?

Do you leave the backing (either paper or plastic) on or off when replacing the interior insulation?

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Not sure what type you have? Does it remove easly when you try to remove it? are there any instructions / directions with it? I know some insulation you remove and some you don't!. Maybe you can contact the manufacturer and get their recomendation. If it is plastic it can trap moisture.
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Do you leave the backing (either paper or plastic) on or off when replacing the interior insulation?

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OFF, only.

The insulation must be able to breathe, as per Airstream.

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How's the race going? You going to have the Caravel at the FCU Restro rally?
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Thank you Andy. I appreciate your input.
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I'm in the middle of a floor replacement with a deadline to get the Caravel stable enough to tow to the FCU rally. I've got the back floor section in but I might have to brace ribs with the interior lower skins off to tow it. We'll see how it goes. I need the weather to stop raining and snowing though.

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