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Old 08-03-2016, 09:50 PM   #21
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try one of these, made a difference on mine https://www.amazon.com/ADCO-2405-Pol...+cover+class+c
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Old 08-03-2016, 10:26 PM   #22
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Rolling down the road... from the OPs perspective?.

Some Ideas - Sun has been darn relentless here lately

*Pre-cooling it before you head out
*Protect the cool temperature you have to start with - Insulate, cover windows, mind the doors.
*Move air? Like they add fans in the new fridge styles to move air\
*Our summer has been terrible, sun has been bearing down on Denver. Its just not normal. Try parking in the shade wherever you can do it
*Roll down the road to blow out that Hotter air before the AC kicks in

Any other ideas for the OP you can think of to drop that temp?
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Old 08-04-2016, 01:26 PM   #23
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I thought it was just me....

We were on the Texas coast this weekend. Outside temperature was 88 with a heat index right around 100 (oh, now they call it "feels-like temperature). We had the cab closed off and the window shades shut, but there was no shade to park in. The temperature inside stayed right at 86 all day and wouldn't drop until late at night. There were 3 of us and 3 dogs... poor dogs were miserable all afternoon. I was wondering if plugging a fan in would help, couldn't really think of anything else to do.
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Insulating your A/C

If you have not already looked at the thread about Insulating your A/C have a peak.I have finished the mod myself but not really had a chance to test it out yet. I can tell you just by taping the seams on the box I noticed a significant increase in airflow.
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Are you saying there were seams under the AC cowl that are easily accessible and can be taped?
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Are you saying there were seams under the AC cowl that are easily accessible and can be taped?
Yep. I will attach the link below. It was a very easy mod to do. Take off the Cowl, foil tape the seams on the "cooling box" (My term, not sure what the technical name is), insulate box with Reflectix and wrap cold pipes in foam insulation.

The seams on the box are just folded metal so lots of room for air loss. I definetly noticed an improvement.

http://www.jaycoowners.com/forums/f3...ing-38400.html
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We were on the Texas coast this weekend. Outside temperature was 88 with a heat index right around 100 (oh, now they call it "feels-like temperature). We had the cab closed off and the window shades shut, but there was no shade to park in. The temperature inside stayed right at 86 all day and wouldn't drop until late at night. There were 3 of us and 3 dogs... poor dogs were miserable all afternoon. I was wondering if plugging a fan in would help, couldn't really think of anything else to do.

We camped at the beach last year and the temps got well above 100 degrees. Actually, 98 degrees with 100% humidity and a real feel of about 105-107. I ran my AC during the day and a WindMachine fan on the floor and kept the TT at about 72 degrees all day. Fans have two roles. One, they move the air around making it cooler and easier for the AC to keep up. Two, it dries the air making it cooler inside. Dry, moving air is cooler than still, humid air. So in a nutshell, yes, fans work great. Plus, I LOVE the white noise for sleeping!
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Yep. I will attach the link below. It was a very easy mod to do. Take off the Cowl, foil tape the seams on the "cooling box" (My term, not sure what the technical name is), insulate box with Reflectix and wrap cold pipes in foam insulation.

The seams on the box are just folded metal so lots of room for air loss. I definetly noticed an improvement.

http://www.jaycoowners.com/forums/f3...ing-38400.html
I'm very interested in sealing the seams and insulating the pipe. As I just mentioned in the thread you shared, I'm a little concerned w/ the coils freezing up if the box is wrapped in Reflectix.

Thanks for sharing the link.
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We were in Laughlin, NV two weeks ago. When we rolled in at 6 pm it was 118 degrees. Finally able to get the temp inside below 99 by midnight and down in the 80s by 3 am. We were going to stay three days but left the next morning - our poor 13-year-old dog was in a panic! When it's like a furnace outside, it's impossible to cool down the inside very well, even with our small unit. By the way, took a hot! shower without even turning on the hot water. We have Heat Shields on front and side windows.
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I want to load my Precept 31ul for my next trip, but my electric outlet at the house is a 15 amp circuit. Can I run one of the ac's while I am loading or should I use the generator? I am in Florida and it's hot hot hot.
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