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Does anyone know where I can get a roof top air unit installed? Pref in the south east. I've been to dozens of RV shops in central Florida... No one will install one on my tractor.. Thx

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Hey thanks... I think I'm gonna give it a go and install it myself... I have a Honda eu3000is which is designed to run a 13,500btu unit... Kinda a poor mans apu, but I don't have $13,000.00 for a tripack... My brother in law is an electrian, he can help me wire it... Thx!

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I put my own in it's not that hard to install.

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Kevin, my Dad and I installed mine on the roof of my T600 under the fairing and it was really easy. The worst part was lifting the 90lb unit up there! That and removing the interior to run the wiring and such, but that also gives you a good opportunity to insulate those areas better than the factory did. All you have to do is cut like a 14" by 14" hole (measure multiple times and make sure you lay it out right where you want it because you only get one crack at that) and plop it up there. All that holds them down is four bolts in each corner of the hole through the interior bracket up into the AC unit. That's it, it is mounted and you just have to run your power wire to where ever you are going with it. I had to put in some wood bracing around the hole I cut because on the KW sleeper there is a metal reinforcing rib going right through the middle of my opening, but that was just to brace the interior mounting bracket evenly all the way around the hole for stability when tightening up the four mounting bolts. If you are remotely mechanically inclined you can do it and at least know it was done correctly. My unit by the way is a Coleman Mach 3 Power Saver 13,500 BTU unit. It does pretty well on my truck. It doesn't shut off when it's in the 90's and up but it does keep it comfortable enough on those days to sleep but it definitely doesn't freeze you out, at least not til the sun goes down! The Power Saver uses only 1190 watts on low cool and 1440 on high cool which I can run off a 2000 watt Honda generator no problem. Hope this helps and good luck.

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Hey Jeff Perry... I also want to put roof top unit on my 96 Kw t600, but got few issues. Did you put yours in Center of the roof? ..i'm asking because today I wanted to measure from the inside and there is 3 support pillars that I don't wanna cut into, there is one right in the middle. And there is only 13 inches between them, so I wonder how or where did you cut that 14x14 opening???

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Did the dozens that would not do it give a reason why they won't do it? Just curious why they don't want to do it.

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It probably has to do with liability of the truck or the warranty side of AC unit.

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Dick Gore RV In RICHMOND HILL GA Installed my penguin low profile unit. basically the unit was too light and noisy for the job. I should have gotten a Coleman roughneck or a heavy duty dometic .The vibrations wreck the coils unless they are reinforced . The cooling was excellent i think it was a 15000btu but am not sure. we were short on room underneath our fairings so had to go with the low profile unit.

I have since gone back to the true and tried method of using a portable room air conditioner run off my generator. $300 and lowes staff helped to lift it behind my passenger seat. quiet cool and cheap. The problem with this unit is it takes up much needed space in the cab.

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Ill have to check out that place in Richmond hill... Last summer I had a portable unit in my truck also, but if it got above 90 it didn't really cool good enough. Maybe ill try a higher btu.. Thx for the info!

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Try camping world

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