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Old 06-28-2016, 02:44 PM   #11
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Can someone report on how well the 15000 BTU air conditioner does on cooling the coach..?? We plan to try and install another AC ..We like to be cool .Thanks..We do most of our camping in Texas but have a Phoenix trip planned in October..
It was 97 at my house the other day, the Concord was sitting in nearly full sun and it was holding at 78. We try to camp in partial to full shade when we can. If you decide to add a second air, you will need to upgrade to a 50 amp service. I am sure it can be done, just not sure how expensive it would be. Another possibility would be to run a separate 20 amp branch circuit for just that second AC and use a single drop cord to the box for it. However if you hit a camp ground with only 30 amp (I have stayed in a few) you are SOL.

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Old 06-28-2016, 08:01 PM   #12
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I am thinking the second cord is the way to go ..Had that on my previous coach,,..Hard part will be running the wire to feeed it..I doubt the extra hole is wired for 120v.
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I don't think it is either. What we have done in the past to get the bedroom cooled down is to close all the other vents and use the air dump feature, as well as put a small fan on the floor pointed in that direction. It got cold FAST. Then we just switched everything back to normal. I suspect at night it will have no problems keeping the unit pretty cool. I have full paint and the dark paint doesn't help much with minimizing direct solar gain.

There is 12v power at the vent for the FF so you might be able to snake a cable back down the chase using them as a guide. Not sure which way they run. The AC in the bedroom mod isn't on my list.

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O.K> folks thanks for the help so far..We will take delivery on the 2016 Concord July 7...My next question is what are you all using for Toads ////?I will be towing a 2015 Toyota Tacoma..
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Congratulations! Welcome to the family!

I don't have a toad set up yet. But it is most likely going to my bride's 2015 Ford Fusion Hybrid. I plan on using the Blue Ox stuff with the Patriot brake system. There is an outside chance we might rig our 2003 F150 instead. Both are well with in the weight range of what the Concord can handle.

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BTW we do EXPECT pictures of the new unit when you get it!

I started a thread on my planned and current mods... I would start one on yours when you get the chance. I have no clue how many 300DS are on the road but there have to be quite a few of us.

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Thanks

There is 12v power at the vent for the FF so you might be able to snake a cable back down the chase using them as a guide. Not sure which way they run. The AC in the bedroom mod isn't on my list.

Thanks,I hope that plan works out...If I can get the wires down to the 12v box, I can make it work from there..
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I will be piddling in the camper over the holiday weekend. I am building a platform for the dog to ride on that fits between the seats. If I get the chance I will pull the interior vent frame and see if I can determine which way it runs. Eventually I will be upgrading the bedroom FF to a reversible with remote. My bride is vertically challenged and has problems reaching the controls. I also like the idea of having one vent being able to pull air in while the other pulls out.

I have a bunch of electrical stuff to work on and upgrade, but they are a bit further down on the list at the moment.

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Wahoonc, I will do my best at pics,,will need guidance..
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Wahoonc, I will do my best at pics,,will need guidance..
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