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Old 03-10-2015, 10:49 AM   #1
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Dash Insulation

Any Berkshire owners out there that have insulated their dash on the generator side? If so what did you use?
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Old 03-10-2015, 01:36 PM   #2
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You didn't say whether you were fixing or trying to prevent a problem.

I haven't insulated but it is probably a good idea to do. Last summer I was driving running the gen for A/C and keeping the food frozen. My console components must have overheated because I had no cameras or radio/clock in the Jensen unit.



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Its very noticeable when camping in either hot or cold weather. Just think it would make the coach more comfortable in those situations.
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Great idea. I also noticed a lot drafts at the stair well. I was wondering if there is a way to insulate that. Maybe some foam board attached underneath.


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Anyone done the spray foam insulation?
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Rode with a friend to Red Bay Alabama to have his 2009 Tiffin Alegro RED worked on. He was having some repairs made to the door latch. Did a self guided tour of the plant and noticed Tiffin insulates the firewall with a double-sided foil insulation that is only about 3/16 in thick. They also sell it at there on-site parts store. Claims are that it was used in the space shuttle and it has an R21 rating. Picked up 24 sq ft for $7.05. Plan to insulate the firewall, dash and step well. Will use spray adhesive that is resistant to heat and mositure. Will update this post with pics once I've completed the install.
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Not me but I would be interested in the results you get from doing yours. The only time I really noticed the lack of insulation was the day I was bringing the coach for service. It was about 45 degrees and raining. As I was driving the dash heater could not keep up with the cold air coming in through the dash area.
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Having drilled through the firewall, I've found that there is 1' foam insulation sandwiched between an outer steel plate (3/16' thick) & inner steel plate of the same thickness.

I couldn't find any opening to fish wire through for added accessories.

Never thought about adding additional insulation as me & the wife are comfy the way it is.
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Rode with a friend to Red Bay Alabama to have his 2009 Tiffin Alegro RED worked on. He was having some repairs made to the door latch. Did a self guided tour of the plant and noticed Tiffin insulates the firewall with a double-sided foil insulation that is only about 3/16 in thick. They also sell it at there on-site parts store. Claims are that it was used in the space shuttle and it has an R21 rating. Picked up 24 sq ft for $7.05. Plan to insulate the firewall, dash and step well. Will use spray adhesive that is resistant to heat and mositure. Will update this post with pics once I've completed the install.
Awesome (And Red Bay is not that far from Huntsville ) Yet another Mod I need to plan to do! Looking forward tot he picts Edge!
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