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Old 02-26-2013, 11:57 PM   #1
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After 8 years with an air conditioner in my window, I decided I wanted my window back. I made the window installation reversible so I could take the A/C out and no one would know it was ever there.
My Easily Removeable Window Air Conditioner

I bought a Coleman Polar Cub 9200 BTU roof mounted RV air conditioner with "heat strip" and just finished installing it.
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I removed my Fantastic Fan to install the A/C.
Now I need to cut a new 14" x 14" hole to reinstall the Fantastic Fan in front of the A/C.
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Old 02-27-2013, 12:29 AM   #2
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Nice work Frederick!!!
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Old 02-27-2013, 06:13 AM   #3
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I assume that you had to make the 14" vent hole bigger.
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Old 02-27-2013, 08:31 AM   #6
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I assume that you had to make the 14" vent hole bigger.
No, the Coleman is designed to fit in the standard 14" sized hole.
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Looks Great! Nothin like makeing your caravan comfortable like home! And getting a window back is great!


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I assume that you had to make the 14" vent hole bigger.
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No, the Coleman is designed to fit in the standard 14" sized hole.
And so are all brands of common RV roof-mount air conditioners. They are typically much bigger than 14"x14", but the part going through the roof is that common size.
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Awesome job Frederick. Looks like it belongs on the Fiberstream.
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Good job, Looks factory. Does yours have a heat strip?
Just curious but how do you get hooked up to that rig?
Looks like a fence in front of it?
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And so are all brands of common RV roof-mount air conditioners. They are typically much bigger than 14"x14", but the part going through the roof is that common size.
I was thinking of the factory Trillium roof top AC. I guess they did this for the head room.

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Smile Yes, I got the heat strip

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Just curious but how do you get hooked up to that rig?
Looks like a fence in front of it?
There's a 16' gate in that fence. Here's another perspective:
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Great job Frederick! So glad you got your window back, and now a nice air conditioner!
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I was thinking of the factory Trillium roof top AC. I guess they did this for the head room.

David, that's a fascinating piece in that roof; I agree it looks like a raised section to maintain headroom under the air conditioner, and it may also serve as a reinforced "bridge" across the roof. I think you'll find that the air conditioner itself is installed through a typical 14" square hole in the raised section.
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