These rugged steel window inserts install into Vanagon side sliding window frames. Operable louvers allow controlled ventilation while shedding rain. The inserts can be installed or removed in under a minute, no tools required. Install in spring, leave in ’til fall, they are rigid and secure when installed, safe to drive with at any speed. The separate screen panels can also be easily removed and replaced from the inside, without tools. The louver control lever is always at the forward edge of the insert so it’s easy to reach from the front seats.
When removed, the entire insert folds in half for compact stowage.
Construction is heavy duty, the tintop inserts weigh 5.5 pounds each. Frames are 16ga. steel, louver slats 18ga. (20ga. in shorter Westy version). Finish is an attractive dark gray/bronze metal flake paint, which is a good base if you wish to respray the exterior a different color.