Go Back   iRV2 Forums > iRV2.com COMMUNITY FORUMS > iRV2.com General Discussion
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 03-01-2016, 04:01 PM   #15
Senior Member
Cat320's Avatar
Fleetwood Owners Club
American Coach Owners Club
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 4,977
Originally Posted by RV Vagabond View Post
Never work, unless you are willing to make huge changes to your MH...the kind most people are not willing to do for very little benefit. Scatterbrain is right on.

2014 American Eagle 45T
DD 500
Pulling a Honda CRV
Cat320 is online now   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 03-01-2016, 04:03 PM   #16
Senior Member
Scatterbrain's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2015
Location: Yucca Valley, Ca.
Posts: 506
Originally Posted by DDDonkey View Post
It can be done, the trucking industry has started doing it with stand alone A/C systems that run of batteries for 10 hours or more due to the idling laws, but is costly and adds some serious weight.

Electric APU | Battery-Based No Idle Systems for Sleeper Trucks and Day Cabs

Arctic Breeze Truck AC: 12V/DC air conditioning keeps cabs cool without wasting fuel

And there are others out there.
. . . . and think about how much smaller the sleeper cab of a truck is compared to a Class A coach.

Scatterbrain is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-01-2016, 04:42 PM   #17
Senior Member
Join Date: Jul 2014
Posts: 11,821
One of them is an 8000 BTU unit. About half the size of a normal RV roof unit.

It requires 4 gp31AGM batteries, on top of what you have.

They recommend a 200amp alternator for recharging.

If you use 6 or more batteries they recommend a 250 amp externally regulated 3 stage alternator.

twinboat is online now   Reply With Quote

air conditioner, inverter, wiring

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Carrier RV Air Conditioners no longer made ferd3 Damon 28 08-29-2013 03:17 PM
Are two 13.5M Air Conditioners Sufficient LK23 Newmar Owner's Forum 27 06-05-2011 07:22 AM
Operating my air conditioners charlee Class A Motorhome Discussions 9 08-22-2009 07:57 AM
Air conditioners on Georgieboy Murphy MH-General Discussions & Problems 7 08-16-2007 06:34 AM
Air Conditioners Dave Bowers MH-General Discussions & Problems 2 11-06-2006 07:46 AM

» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 04:12 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.