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Old 09-05-2012, 09:54 AM   #1
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copper pipe identification

Good day everyone-first post. I have a '76 Boler and am about to start on a rehab process after i have gotten sufficient knowledge from this great forum. To start with, the above picture shows a copper tube in front of other pipes going to the water tank below the floor level. In the other direction, I believe it goes through the floor to the inside of the left rear wheel and then forms a tee with other propane tubes below the furnace. It must be for propane, but would this be for some sort of water heater? I would not think that there would be accomodation for one underneath.

Secondly, you can see three wires, two black and one red. Currently I have no battery setup, but what were these originally for?

Thanks again, Barnaby

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Old 09-05-2012, 07:14 PM   #2
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Hi Barnaby, welcome to FiberglassRV

I'm going to leave your question to the experts, but wanted to take the time to say we're glad you're here

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Old 09-06-2012, 12:22 PM   #3
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Thank you Donna for the kind reception. I did some further investigation and soon discovered that the copper propane tube was in fact the feed for the furance-a bit of a Homer moment, when a very dim bulb managed to illuminate.

The three wires I referred to under the seat originate close to the tongue in the front here:

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They were for a front battery install, I assume, I just need to know what they would have fed under the left bench. Thanks again.
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