Go Back   iRV2 Forums > MOTORHOME FORUMS > MH-General Discussions & Problems
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
Reply
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 07-04-2011, 04:05 PM   #15
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Anacortes, WA (Stick & Brick)
Posts: 2,623
As I recall from stories about the older GM 454/455 and the Ford 460 (I had an '85 460), the manifolds can get to a cherry red color when climbing hills at full throttle and low speeds. That's up around 800 Celsius if I remember my engineering heat treatment numbers correctly. There's a fair amount of air blowing through there, but the radiant heat must be tremendous.
__________________

__________________
Frank Damp -Anacortes, WA,(DW- Eileen)
ex-pat Brits (1968) and ex-RVers.
frankdamp is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 07-04-2011, 07:18 PM   #16
Moderator Emeritus
 
TXiceman's Avatar


 
Vintage RV Owners Club
Texas Boomers Club
Oklahoma Boomers Club
Ford Super Duty Owner
Join Date: Aug 2000
Location: Full Time, TX Home Base
Posts: 17,150
Blog Entries: 21
Heat/Sound Insulation - JCWhitney

This is what I used and recommend to insulate an engine housing fro heat as well as noise. Use the high temperature spray adhesive and seal the edges with the foil take.

The bubble stuff is not meant for such high heat areas and close to the engine.

Ken
__________________

__________________
Amateur Radio Operator (KE5DFR)|Full-Time! - 2012 6.7L Ford Crew Cab Dually -2013 HitchHiker Champagne 38RLRSB - Travel with one Standard Schnauzer and one small Timneh African Gray Parrot
TXiceman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-10-2011, 09:32 PM   #17
Senior Member
 
pkunk1's Avatar
 
Ford Super Duty Owner
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: N. NM
Posts: 182
I have several rolls of the stuff left over from a project but would not use it under the doghouse. From their website FAQ......
"What is the Temperature Range of the Product(s)?
Reflectix® Reflective Insulation, Radiant Barrier and Foil Tape can be installed in environments with a range of -60 degrees to 180 degrees F."
__________________
'99 Coachman Mirada F53 V10
TST monitors, Scangage, AGM house batteries
in the shadow of Latir Peak, NM
pkunk1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-11-2011, 02:33 AM   #18
Senior Member
 
DAN L's Avatar
 
Winnebago Owners Club
Workhorse Chassis Owner
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 2,898
i installed the jcwhitney heat-sound insulation material in my doghouse in 2007. it really does quiet the engine noise and the doghouse is always cool to the touch when driving. it also helps when camping in really cold weather. the doghouse is not cold to the touch.
__________________

__________________
01 WINNEBAGO 35U W20.8.1L SW Wa, Hi. Good Sam, SKP. AMSOIL fluids. BANKS ecm program. SCAN GAUGE II w/ Ally temp. 2 LIFELINE GPL-6CT AGM Batts on their sides. TST tptts. K&N panel air filter. AERO mufflers. TAYLOR plug wires. ULTRA POWER track bar. KONI fsd shocks, toad '14 smart car
DAN L is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Doghouse Insulation GA_Campers Tiffin Motorhomes Owners Forum 11 06-30-2008 09:13 PM
Bubble foil insulation for front window RCtime Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 5 06-01-2008 11:14 PM
Doghouse Removal max49 MH-General Discussions & Problems 10 02-02-2008 08:43 AM
Doghouse-Dash Sound/Heat Insulation Instalation Logthumper Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 1 06-21-2006 09:26 AM

» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 07:48 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.