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Old 06-07-2015, 04:40 PM   #1
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Installing an on-board LPG (propane) system

I purchased a new 2014 Apex Coachman last fall and would appreciate some
assistance in installing a permanent on-board, pre-regulated low pressure LPG
(propane) system. (1) Where is the best and safest location to attach the fitting
to the Coachman eg. side or back? (2) How is it best to attach the low pressure
hose under the trailer or what does the code call for? (3) What is required to
attach this hose to the propane tanks and is there a special regulator required?
I have a MAGMA Adventure Gas Grill, hose kit and valves, etc. which I used with my previous TT. Would be grateful for your help!
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Old 06-12-2015, 02:44 PM   #2
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I am not sure what you are asking...does your trailer not have a propane system? I am not familiar with the Apex line.
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Old 06-12-2015, 04:50 PM   #3
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Installing Propane outlet for my barbecue.

Hi jeeplj8: Yes my trailer has a propane system. All I need to know is what is the
safest and best way to install a line so I can connect my barbecue to my existing
propane system. My previous TT had an outlet installed at the factory so was hoping someone could explain the best way to install a permanent one for my new TT. Thanks
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Old 06-12-2015, 04:54 PM   #4
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OK - that makes sense.

On mine what I did was find the junction or T where the line split for the furnace and hot water heater under the trailer, and installed a second junction there. Basically follow the line under the trailer and if there is a T somewhere. You can order the parts online (once you know what size you have) or get them locally at a hardware store. typically it is NPT flare fittings, brass. Just make sure you use a good PTFE thread sealer when installing the new pieces.
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Old 06-12-2015, 04:55 PM   #5
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The quick connect propane fitting for my grill is just a "t" off of the main line that goes to my furnace.
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