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Old 03-02-2016, 06:56 PM   #1
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Hi all,
Just got 2 Generac IQ2000's for my FR RV.
Was just wondering where everyone puts them when running.
Can they be put under RV when running to get them out of weather (Rain /Snow)? Or do they have to be out in open? In that case do they run okay in rain?
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Old 03-02-2016, 07:04 PM   #2
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only thing you need to worry about is the exhaust heat and fumes . you can put it anywhere you like , barring the above mentioned items
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Old 03-02-2016, 07:06 PM   #3
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I keep mine under the front aframe. They are under the battery / propane tanks. It keeps them pretty dry and out of the weather. Also lets me lock them to the Aframe.
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I won't put my generator under my 5th wheel unless there is a very strong, consistent wind and then only when I'm awake and aware. The exhaust can enter the RV in several ways, and it is not to be trusted. Here's my silly but effective solution
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Old 03-02-2016, 07:14 PM   #5
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I wouldn't put mine underneath either!

I put mine behind about ten feet, no issue of theft either.


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Old 03-02-2016, 07:19 PM   #6
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That umbrella hook up is very cool!!!
Great idea if its not windy.
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Old 03-02-2016, 07:24 PM   #7
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Turbs.

Have you run them in the rain uncovered?
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I've run my duel Hondas in the rain, never an issue. Been using the by the trailer and outside our house in power outages for the 8 years I have had them.
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I put mine under my truck's bed covers.
They are 3 piece and I leave the tailgate down for airflow.
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Have you run them in the rain uncovered?

Most definitely, many times.


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