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Old 07-23-2011, 04:28 PM   #1
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Our solution to the Swift Side AC

We used flashing, copper piping, caulking, Epoxy, rivets, white spray paint.

We used the above list because thats what we had in the house but of course you could use a dozen other materials....we just bent the flashing to make a "gutter"... made a hole for the copper piping, epoxied it, bent the ends closed and riveted them. We then drilled holes into the flashing on an angle so the water flows out faster, backed out the screws in the AC..screwed the "gutter" on...caulked it up and it works PERFECTLY! Im not sure why Jayco didnt do this.


Note it is "crooked" so the water drains quickly towards the "spout"



I have additional photos if you need them.
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Old 07-23-2011, 06:34 PM   #2
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I suppose the water was running right down on the window before? Or were you getting any water inside the trailer as there was one report here on a side mounted a/c on a Swift.
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Old 07-23-2011, 07:04 PM   #3
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I suppose the water was running right down on the window before? Or were you getting any water inside the trailer as there was one report here on a side mounted a/c on a Swift.
nooo no water IN the trailer (thank goodness), just had it running down the side and down the window.
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Old 07-23-2011, 07:40 PM   #4
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Love it. Going to try something simular.
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Old 07-24-2011, 10:22 AM   #5
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Great job, well done!
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Old 07-24-2011, 11:02 AM   #6
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My boys driveway camped in it last night and the AC has been running for hours and hours and the gutter is still working perfectly. Just wanted to give an update. LOL!
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Old 07-25-2011, 08:56 AM   #7
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I have the opposite problem (starting a thread on it). No drainage. Condensation pools under the AC unit. If the camper weren't level, it could drain inside, and when we pack up after camping, the movement of the camper sloshes some of the water inside.
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Update: Recall
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Old 07-25-2011, 09:41 AM   #9
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My Jayco Swift was leveled perfectly and it still drained inside. I'm going to call Jayco since I saw some of the AC's are on recall. It's really stupid that I have to level it more to the right on the AC side so it drains out. I'm sitting in the TT tilted more to the right when you look at from the front. Shouldn't have to do this at all. I hate window AC's in a TT. Will NEVER buy one again like this.
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