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Old 01-10-2008, 12:15 PM   #1
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I have a 2002 National TRadewind 370 on a sparton chasis.

The Generac LP generator has been nothing but problems. I have spent over 5K in repairs and still have a poor unit. I am going to replace it. This unit is a 6.6kw designed to run two roof air units.

After talking with Generac, they are suggesting I use the new quietpac 7500 (7.5KW).Does anyone have experience with this new quietpac system?

I am wondeing what other people have used when swapping out their LP fueled generators. I also am wondering if a 7.5KW is compatable with the other components of the electrical system? Is there a concern about over powering the electrical system which was designed for a 6.6KW.

I likle the LP system and have a 60 dallon LP tank installed in the motorhome. It is a little more effieient than deisel,but it is a little more expensive initially.

Any thoughts and suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Happy RVing!

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I have a 2002 National TRadewind 370 on a sparton chasis.

The Generac LP generator has been nothing but problems. I have spent over 5K in repairs and still have a poor unit. I am going to replace it. This unit is a 6.6kw designed to run two roof air units.

After talking with Generac, they are suggesting I use the new quietpac 7500 (7.5KW).Does anyone have experience with this new quietpac system?

I am wondeing what other people have used when swapping out their LP fueled generators. I also am wondering if a 7.5KW is compatable with the other components of the electrical system? Is there a concern about over powering the electrical system which was designed for a 6.6KW.

I likle the LP system and have a 60 dallon LP tank installed in the motorhome. It is a little more effieient than deisel,but it is a little more expensive initially.

Any thoughts and suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Happy RVing!

Junior

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Old 01-10-2008, 01:11 PM   #3
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I would check the spec's for wiring to your transfer switch for size of wiring from old Gen if its the same size for load from new Gen you should be ok with higher voltage output of new GEN.
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I know you meant to say extra wattage instead of voltage,(007),as far as the exsisting wiring you are fine,but you will have to change the main breaker on the new genset to the same amperage as the old one, unless the manufacture has oversized the transfer switch and/or the wire size for the old unit. The bigger unit will keep the voltage more stable with the two a/c units.
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Check out this link. Steve knows what he is talking about.

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Old 01-13-2008, 08:18 AM   #6
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Thanks Guys, I appreciate your response. I have decided to go with the Generac Guardian 7.5KW.LP
Steve's installaTION WAS NEAT! BUT HE SURE WAS TOUGH ON HIS BRIDE! THanks all, I'll let you know how I make the conversion
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