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Old 04-28-2016, 07:52 PM   #1
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Insulation for the dog house???

Got a new Forester and have a question for all you Class C owners out there.
The noise from the dog house is obviously louder than the Class A we downsized from.

Sooo, what do folks use to insulate the dog house?? Not as concerned about heat as I am the noise. Have heard you can help this issue with insulation. What is being used by others?? Does it work?

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Old 04-28-2016, 07:55 PM   #2
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Also looking forward to input on this subject. My wife says her feet get hot next to the dog house.

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Old 04-30-2016, 12:09 PM   #3
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Well jmaellis looks like we're not going to get much help here.

Anyway as one newbie to another thought I'd let you know...
I originally tried using "search" and then putting in "dog house insulation" but got hundreds of hits with any post that had the single word dog, house or insulation. I then posted here and got no hits.

I have since gone to the search that says "powered by google" and again put in dog house insulation" (with the irv2 box checked) and bingo got hits that were related to exactly what I was looking for.

Just thought I'd pass this along as you said you were also interested. Good Luck
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Old 04-30-2016, 12:37 PM   #4
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It looks like the first link gets you back to this site, with some suggestions for the heat issue.
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Old 04-30-2016, 12:47 PM   #5
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You can also do a search for "high temperature engine insulation" without the quotes. There are products out there that will glue inside the dog house. If you really want to play I would guess some of the exhaust wraps might also help.
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The 2015 Jayco that we had was hot and noisy, now we have a 2016 with the 6 speed transmission, and it's no where as noisy.

We put down some carpeting on the passenger side, and that took care of the hot.

Here is a large forum thread on the issue:

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I have used this stuff on cars I restored DYNAMAT UNIVERSAL HOOD INSULATION.

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