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post #41 of 46 Old 08-04-2016, 09:05 AM
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would a dual alt kit require a seperate battery bank and inverter to run ac? so wonder what total cost is with install
when running the roof ac with dual alt kit and while away from PM, can vehical be disabled, or does key have to be in it ( and its drivable/stealable)?
wonder how fuel consumption of 3.6 eng is versus 2.8 Onan

just wondering

In many jurisdictions, you cannot idle the engine for more than X number of minutes.
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would a dual alt kit require a seperate battery bank and inverter to run ac? so wonder what total cost is with install
when running the roof ac with dual alt kit and while away from PM, can vehical be disabled, or does key have to be in it ( and its drivable/stealable)?
wonder how fuel consumption of 3.6 eng is versus 2.8 Onan

just wondering

What is your roof AC's power requirement?

You might not even need a dual alt kit.



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I have the 220A alt, but I still struggle with the idea of leaving it on while unattended.

I would have no prob leaving a genny on all day unattended
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After looking at your original post again,
for your requirement, the Onan is a better choice.
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My solution was to install a 5000btu window a/c in the back window and attach a locked box with a honda eu2000i on the step bumper that I installed. I had to recess the a/c to fit under the door ladder. I had to extend the generator box out to not hit the ladder, so I also have a ratchet strap holding it to the ladder. I am not sure if it's perfect, but it works. I am going to figure out how to tap into the secondary fuel tap and run it off of that. I have a bicycle rack on the ladder and that still work.
Hi,
Nice job!

Have you had a chance to use the AC yet? Does it do a descent job of cooling the van?
Any idea what maximum outside temperature it might be good for?
Does it cycle off and on, or run continuously?

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