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Old 04-22-2016, 01:00 PM   #1
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Wildcat Solar Help

New here, need some help.

I have a 2010 Wildcat F25 that I want to put solar and an inverter in.

Has anyone got experience with adding to my model?

Thanks
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Old 05-08-2016, 10:12 AM   #2
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New here, need some help.

I have a 2010 Wildcat F25 that I want to put solar and an inverter in.

Has anyone got experience with adding to my model?

Thanks
I have a 27RL and it is similar. Where is your fuse panel/power converter located in your model? is it in the back like a pic makes it out to be? if so, install would be similar to my 27RL. what is your question?
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Old 05-08-2016, 10:19 AM   #3
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I would start by finding your converter and shore power termination. If they are in the basement that is a good place to start with solar and the inverter. All depends on where the batteries are and where the 110v panel is.
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Old 05-08-2016, 12:24 PM   #4
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I'm thinking the converter is in the rear just below the entertainment (TV) area. If that's the case, that is the worst place to install stuff. In fact, you should move the converter or better yet, disconnect it, and put a nicer one (magnum inverter/converter but $$$) or Progressive Dynamics one within 2-3 feet of the batteries.

In my camper before I installed a new converter to the front, I was losing .3 volts along the way due to resistance losses (wire gauge and length affect this). .3 volts was causing my batteries to charge at 14.0 volts and that is why it took FOREVER for them to charge while on generator.
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