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Old 06-11-2015, 01:30 PM   #1
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Id like to modify my back window in such a way that it could open when boondocking,


reason : the rialta is quite warm without the A/C running .....




I saw a lot of RV's with this type of back window ,


anyone ever did this mod ?



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Old 08-03-2015, 03:53 PM   #2
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If you do that you have removed the safety feature of a kick out window.

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Old 08-06-2015, 05:42 PM   #3
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If I keep the same type of window I dont think so ...



after all it`s a rope that is around the rubber .......



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Old 08-26-2019, 10:19 PM   #4
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Anyone thought of building a slideout going through the gigantic rear window.

I was thinking about if somehow I could build a slideout for a twin bed instead of converting the passenger seats.

Any Ideas.
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Here's an interesting concept:

https://www.doubleback.co.uk
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Old 08-26-2019, 10:57 PM   #6
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Is there enough weight capacity left in a Rialta for big heavy stuff like that?
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The typical solution to this is to install a zip up screen for the entire rear door. You roll it down, zip it tight, and sleep with the rear doors fully open. Just like being in the great outdoors. It is much easier than replacing the windows.

My MY2014 GWV Legend came with such a setup. It is great.
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Old 08-27-2019, 02:26 AM   #8
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I was thinking along those lines as doubleback. The only issue is that our Rialtaís donít have the doors that swing open at the back. We have a big rear glass that would need to be removed and channels would have to be build for slide outs. I believe that would make Rialta a perfect camper for my family of 5. I will install 3 passenger bench seat like ones from ford transit van with built in seatbelts for 3 by taking out current passenger seats. The slideout will create a double bed for the two kids.
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I was even thinking of installing a bunk bed but Rialtas inside roof height is a issue.
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The typical solution to this is to install a zip up screen for the entire rear door. You roll it down, zip it tight, and sleep with the rear doors fully open. Just like being in the great outdoors. It is much easier than replacing the windows.

My MY2014 GWV Legend came with such a setup. It is great.
Our Rialta’s don’t have rear door. We have rear windshield glass that is fixed and can only be opened for emergency exit. Not sure how you put the glass back once it’s opened.

It would have been nice if it was somehow hinged. Then it would be easy to put a tent like extension.
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