She loves her van but it has one problem.
Mounting solar panel on fiberglass high top.
I have a friend who used scotch extreme exterior mounting tape to mount his panels to the top of his fiberglass shell on his rv.
First i would contact the f glass high top maker and ask there advice.
Using a square we marked where the controller would go drilled holes in all four corners then used a jigsaw to cut out the hole.
One option is to bolt them down to a roof rack if one is installed or available for the vehicle.
Britz would no.
The high top makes it very difficult to mount a solar panel.
We went a similar but slightly different route with our installation.
This was not for a solar panel install but adding a 3rd brakelight which does not get really any stress on it as it is also glued and only 1cm high if that.
Mounts are used to attach solar panels to the roof ground or another surface on your property.
Mounting solar on fiberglass high top.
With proper installation a sturdy mount secures your panels in harsh weather and protects your investment.
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A solar panel mount or solar racking system is the foundation that holds your solar array in place.
Plenty of data sheets for both products on the net.
At the rubber tramp rendezvous in quartzsite arizona we installed a solar panel on the high top van above.
The majority of fiberglass roofs have several convolutions and often things that stick out of the roof.
Terry s has a vent right in the middle of the roof many curves and a low area in the back for a luggage rack.
A lot of rvers and vanlifers use 3m vhb tape to mount their solar panels.
So not only did we have to decide on the best way to attach mounting brackets to relatively flimsy fiberglass we also had to figure out how to mount flat solar panels on a non flat surface.
The first thing we did was install the solar controller inside the van.
Mounting solar on fiberglass high top sephiro499 posting freak.
Popular options for installing flexible solar panels to fiberglass or rubber roofs include using vhb tape or eternabond tape.
Given you are relying on the adhesive only to keep the panel on the roof i would be using the high end product.
Drilling through the fiberglass hightop.
This is the second vehicle he used it and has never had a problem with it coming undone.
2015 gmc savannah 2500 van 480 watts of solar panels and a wonderful furry best friend named cody.
Installing one on a fiberglass roof creates new problems so let s take a look at how we did it.
There are several options for attaching flexible solar panels to the roof of a vehicle.