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Old 05-24-2016, 06:34 AM   #21
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Where did you get this cover for windshield and doors? Can it be ordered?
I made the covers for the doors,,, as I did for all the MH windows,,,
The Windshield cover I have had for years,,, used to use it in my F-150,,,
It is not quite large enough for E-450,,, so I am looking for one a little larger,,, next time I go to town I will check out Wal-Mart & Auto parts stores,,, maybe even Pep Boys ???
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Old 05-24-2016, 06:37 AM   #22
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Take a look, this is a great product, privacy and reflective to keep your rig cooler. This for Ford products, others available I believe.

Ford E-Series Van & Motorhome Sunshade E-150 E-250 E-350 E-450
$80 It aut to be Great !!!
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Old 05-24-2016, 10:58 AM   #23
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I have an Adco outside cover for our Lexi. It does work, but, as mentioned it might scratch the paint where the magnets are. Also, it's a bit of a pain to install, and I don't use it for a simple overnighter (use the interior curtin).
Worst part is if your break down in the rain. It becomes a messy chore to roll it up and store it away. Luckly it was given to me so I'm seriously looking at the interior sunshades another here mentioned. Won't be out anything if I decide to go that route.
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Old 05-24-2016, 04:43 PM   #24
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After debating on spending $77 bucks, figured I'd make my own. Had a partial roll of Reflectix I got from Lowes, left over from making some interior covers for the bathroom skylight and rear/side windows for when it's stored.
Had enough for two side cab windows.
Cut it to the shape of the windows. I used some clear Velcro squares, about 3/4 inch to hold it on. Just put two dots at the top of the rolled up window, and matching pieces on the Reflectix (sticks real good to it).
Came out real nice. The two dots I put on the window are hardly noticable, and window still rolls down as it should.
Have to get another piece for the front windshield, but ao far my cost is zero...
A roll of it runs about $24 bucks which would be more than enough to do all the windows.
I'll post pics tomorrow.
May be putting the Adco cover up for sale.
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Old 05-24-2016, 05:21 PM   #25
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Here's two side cab windows. Took me 1/2 hour to make.
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Old 05-24-2016, 07:53 PM   #26
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Here's two side cab windows. Took me 1/2 hour to make.
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Old 05-25-2016, 06:32 AM   #27
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REFLEXTIX on all windows & skylights really keep the HEAT down !!!
I may end up using a couple small strips to enlarge my windshield shade,,, the one I have is about 4" short of covering E-450 windshield !!!
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Old 05-26-2016, 01:25 PM   #28
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Here ya go. Finished front window.
Cost was about $24 bucks for a roll of 24 inch X 25 Feet of Reflectix, and about $3.50 for a roll of Reflectix Foil Tape. Had to piece the front shield togather. Took about an hour to make the front. Stuff cuts very easy and foil tape is very strong.
Beats $70 for on line stuff. If your careful and cut it right, it completly seals the view from outside.
Plus you'll have enough left to make some covers for some of the other windows when your rig is stored/not in use.
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Looking good grumpy!
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I could not find that for the life of me in Lowes! And not one employee knew what I was talking about. They kept directing me to the "window film" stuff. What department or aisle? Looks fabulous.
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I could not find that for the life of me in Lowes! And not one employee knew what I was talking about. They kept directing me to the "window film" stuff. What department or aisle? Looks fabulous.
Reflectix Insulation
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Old 05-26-2016, 08:48 PM   #32
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Its found in the aisle where the home insulation/batting is located.
The Lowes item # is 13357, $23.85 for the 24 inch x 25 foot roll.
The item # for the foil tape is 135512, $3.29 for a 30 foot roll. Its found in the same aisle, right next to the Reflectix.
It's there, a regular stocked item...just have to find someone there who knows what he/she is doing.
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I could not find that for the life of me in Lowes! And not one employee knew what I was talking about. They kept directing me to the "window film" stuff. What department or aisle? Looks fabulous.
Must be rookies at Lowe's.

I find it in the insulation aisle. In ours, it's down at the furthest point usually around corrugated roofing and such.
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Old 05-27-2016, 06:51 AM   #34
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It took less that 2 rolls to do every window & skylights in our 2500TS !!!
On the windshield shad I added about 3" to each end,,, which gave me about 72 - 73"
Windshield is now 100% covered !!!
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