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Old 01-30-2014, 06:32 PM   #1
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Anyone retrofit there coach with Hydronic heating.
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Take a look at Oasis, they should be able to answer all of your questions... and read this page n their website. Frequently Asked Questions | International Thermal Research
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Old 01-31-2014, 04:03 PM   #3
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Anyone retrofit there coach with Hydronic heating.
Can an Oasis be retrofitted to an existing motorhome?

Yes, the Oasis CH50 and Combi can be retrofitted into any Class-A motorhome. Please remember that either system is a complete replacement of your coach’s existing heating and domestic hot water system. These systems may increase your storage space as well as the Oasis supplies hot water on demand and no hot water storage is necessary.

Can I install an Oasis system on my own?

Yes, our Installation Manuals will guide you through the entire heating system installation including mounting location, plumbing, wiring and switching the heater on for the first time. It is important to follow proper installation instructions or the warranty will be voided.
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Old 01-31-2014, 05:47 PM   #4
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Anyone retrofit there coach with Hydronic heating.
Found this... In the article he built his own, but should give some good ideas...

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Putting in a HH system in a coach without one would be major surgery. My coach has seven vents, each with two fans, and miles of water and electrical lines. Plus it will take one entire basement compartment, that would have to have all the lines noted above, plus fuel lines for the diesel burner. The problem would be how to get all those lines to the vents and fuel tank.
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I have asked the same question at some seminars we have been to to ..The various suppliers ie: hydro hot .. oasis . aquahot . said it would be cheaper to trade motorhomes than to try to retrofit
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