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Old 03-02-2005, 12:17 AM   #1
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installing a roof vent fan

we have a thomas 71 passenger school bus and we are attempting to
install a 14 inch, Fantastic rv roof vent fan. the roof is slightly
curved, when placed in the center is has a 3/8 inch gap on the sides
does anyone have any ideas how is the best way to install this so it
is water tight. thanks
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Old 03-02-2005, 07:15 AM   #2
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I installed 2 vents on our Bus and dealt with the curve issue by adding extra strips of that waterproof putty tape (made for installing vents & such on RV’s ) on the ‘high’ sides of the vent .
Basically, I built up the waterproof tape until I had a reasonably level base to work with…
Then I metal screwed the vent down just enough to get a tight bond …but not so much as to bend the vent body.

Hasn’t leaked a drop ….in the rainiest place you’ll ever see in the US.
Seems to work great.

Are you questioning my Aaa-thoritttyy ?
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