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Old 08-23-2012, 02:24 AM   #1
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What size inverter should be used on a 1984 Ford Econoline Fleetwood Jamboree, with AC.

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Old 08-23-2012, 05:31 AM   #2
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Do you mean charger if so 45 to 55 amp charger it's a little box with two wires a pos and a neg and plugs in to a receptacle

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Old 08-23-2012, 05:45 AM   #3
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Assuming you want to convert 12vdc to 120vac, it depends on what 120v appliances, how many and how many watts they use. Lets say you want to run a TV and a DVD and they use 300 watts, you'd want a 400 watt inverter.

If you are talking a converter/charger (120v to 12v) then a 45 amp would be suitable for your Class C.
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Old 08-23-2012, 07:45 AM   #4
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What size inverter should be used on a 1984 Ford Econoline Fleetwood Jamboree, with AC.
The key here is you say "with AC", so the answer is . . . you need an inverter 1.5 times the wattage output as the AC requires as that would probably be your highest power usage.

But now comes the question of how many batteries do you need to feed that power usage. The answer to that is. . . . more than you could haul!

AC on an inverter is not practical. While it can be done in certain practices, a through knowledge, and large bank account, is needed to accomplish it

Other than that (AC I mean), a 1800 to 2000 watt inverter is probably the most popular size in use overall, it will power most all things normally used in an RV including limited use of a Microwave, portable air pump, or a good battery charger, Ect.

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