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Old 21-05-08, 14:12
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Default What floor material?

Hi,

I'm just beginning the conversion of my panel van to a day van and will be fitting some single rear seats in the middle row and eventually some kind of bed/sleeping arrangement toward the rear.

Anyway at the moment my van is bare inside and of course had the ribbed floor. I think it's a forgone conclusion that just bunging carpet over that will leave an uneven and uncomfortable floor. Plus I'm using some unwin seat rails so really need a solid and straight floor.

SO, I went to Wickes and then B&Q looking for a solution and am still a little lost. I'm thinking I should probably put down a plywood floor (what thickness? 12mm?) but am concerned about noise/vibration and potentially rot/damp. So I assume I should probably put somekind of underlay between the metal and the wood but don't know what?

What have you all done for your floors?
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Old 21-05-08, 14:29
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i covered mine in under body sealer first then screwed 12mm plyboard down i have no vibration ive then gone over the top in laminated flooring and still no rattles
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Old 21-05-08, 15:11
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Converted mine to a camper - here's what I did flooringwise:



Silka flex used to fix wooden batons - then insulation laid in between. Screwed down ply floor onto batons, and then used some lino type flooring.

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Old 21-05-08, 15:21
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I'm pretty interested in what Styleline did for "stuart99" here:

http://www.vwt4forum.co.uk/showthread.php?t=10500 (LOADS OF PICS!)



Anyone know what the material UNDER the wood panel here is?
Or where I can get that or the metal channels used?
Finally I assume it's MDF used here as the final floor material?
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Old 21-05-08, 15:25
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ply lined and then carpet tiles from B+Q
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