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Old 05-02-2016, 11:36 PM   #1
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Can it be done?

Question for the experts, can the generator prep wiring, fuel station and generator be added to a 29 xlr after the fact? I understand it would be expensive to have a dealer do it, labor costs were quoted $2-3000. But if someone was handy, what would be the biggest challenges? I'm guessing the brackets that hold the fuel tank in place would have to be removed to get tank in place then welded again. How hard would the wiring be?
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Old 05-02-2016, 11:54 PM   #2
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I think 2k-3K is fair quote you could save $ on labor by doing yourself but you still got to pay for transfer switch - fuel station pump, tank, wire, support brackets, fuel inlet, ect stuff adds up fast

Not hard to do yourself if you know electrical wiring - but this would be a time consuming install - almost have to pull bottom pan for wiring front to back and to electrical panel

How much is your time worth - I'd rather be out camping 😎 just saying
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Old 05-02-2016, 11:59 PM   #3
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Here is the deal, I have a 29 xlr for sale with no prep package. I have someone interested in the camper who already owns a 27 xlr but wants the bigger camper. We talked about what it would take to pull his generator, fuel tank, etc. out of his 27 and install into the 29. My guess is he would just need the wiring harness? gas lines?
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Old 05-03-2016, 12:08 AM   #4
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And take a lot of photos 😄😄😄

That does bring cost way down but still its a big job - if you got a lift much easier

Don't know what type of handy person you are so hard to give answer - I'm saying for me it's not a hard job but a time consuming swap so judge your skills - I do wiring /install equipment daily
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Old 05-03-2016, 12:40 AM   #5
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Ohh and I want to write a disclaimer

I'm only an expert in my own world

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Critical to get the cooling air openings correct size and location.
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I bought a toy hauler with no gen. I got an Onan propane one and was easy to install. I got 10 gal propane tanks instead of the 7.5. Now I had 4 tanks and always had propane. Was no problem to install. Just cut into the propane line, put in a "t" and was ready to go in no time. Yes it will use more propane, but it was a lot less work and cost, so for me it was a win win.
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