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Offline chuckd

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After pics with new paint.
« on: May 11, 2011, 02:37:13 PM »
Selected a home depot porch paint, as their house brand (Behr) is highly rated by CR.  A little scrubbing and some paint, and looks almost presentable.

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Offline wal1809

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Re: After pics with new paint.
« Reply #1 on: May 11, 2011, 03:27:28 PM »
Looking good!!!  I am assuming that compartment is for a radiator.
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Offline demodriver

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Re: After pics with new paint.
« Reply #2 on: May 11, 2011, 03:28:13 PM »
What goes in there?

I got beat to the question again!

Offline chuckd

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Re: After pics with new paint.
« Reply #3 on: May 11, 2011, 03:36:25 PM »
I replaced my Perkins diesel powered 12.5 kw Kohler genset with a 8kw powertech.  The large Kohler had a remote radiator and this was the compartment that held it.  The powertech has a radiator as part of the quiet box.  I may use this compartment for a propane tank, if I decide to go away from an all electric coach.

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Offline Joe Camper

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Re: After pics with new paint.
« Reply #4 on: May 11, 2011, 06:34:06 PM »
Very good Mr bus driver.

Our 85 Hickox was originally all electric but unlike current all electric prevo the fridge was rv or propain in dimensions (smaller) but just a 2 way a/c d/c. Both it and the gaganow ( I know I'm massacred that) cook top were broke so I almost immediately after purchase put a new propane fridge and cooktop.

I put the tank 1 20 lb tank in a lower cabinate right in the kitchen. Nope not crazy read on.

 It fit in the rearward half of it. I built another set of doors up tight against the tank that are air tight and close off and cut a rectangular hole in the side of the bus at the same point and covered it with a grate. I did that because I did not want that large of a door on the outside to put and take the tanks the vent is 8 by 10. Where the tank sits in there it is located just above the duct that runs front to back for the OTR A/C. On the outside it is on the drivers side a few feet back from the hole I cut for the lower louvers for the fridge.

A 20 lasts quite a while for the cooktop and we cook plenty. The fridge also uses very little.

I think we  get a week to 10 days from that 20 I really dont watch it that close but I know if I was changing it too frequently Id defiantly be noticing that and It seems to go a long long time.

 Not permanently mounting it allows me to refill anywhere without having to take the buss and with a spare we keep downstairs we are never out. Installation was way easier than doing it in a bay and we have very limited bay space with long range tanks OTR A/C and 3 cruisairs hoggin up the basement already.

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