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Old 08-03-2015, 09:41 PM   #11
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I'd really like to look into getting this done but don't know where to start. The closest dealer is a camping world and the guy at the service counter said mine couldn't be converted.....


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Old 08-04-2015, 07:23 PM   #12
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I think that most dealers would avoid this installation for liability reasons but you never know till you ask. I can find out from my friend in Maryville who did his conversion and they may be able to tell you how to get engineering approval from Forest River and get any Forest River dealer to do it. I'd try a mobile rv tech if there is one in your area or call a local propane business and see if they have a technician willing to do it.

When we were in Myrtle Beach there is a place across from Ocean Lakes Campground called Camper Connection and those guys were installing a motorhome fridge out in the parking lot before the retail store opened.

If you want to tackle it yourself, I bet you can, the instructions are available online:
http://www.dometic.com/QBankFiles3/E....036_17707.pdf
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Old 08-05-2015, 11:26 AM   #13
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If you can get that info from a friend it may be helpful.
I did contact FR and they said it is possible depending on the location of fridge and venting. They said I would have to contact a dealer to ensure they could complete the install safely.
Considering the obvious problems if I did something wrong I'd prefer it be done by a qualified professional.
Does anyone know how much propane this size fridge would use in a day of dry camping? Will I need to upgrade for two LP bottles?


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They said Boat & RV in Harriman, TN but they didn't recommend you use them to do the conversion.
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Good to know. Have they had issues?


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Old 08-05-2015, 03:35 PM   #16
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Not with the installation but definitely had issues with the sales dept. Seems like a lot of RV Dealers are worse than most used car salesmen. No offense to either, I did say a lot, not all.
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Old thread, but... My '14 WW 195BH came with dual 120v/propane reefer. Seems possible the wiring and piping is there in all of them. If so, that would make the conversion almost a slide in.
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