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Old 06-28-2010, 07:42 PM   #15
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I'm curious what others have done with the old, two-wire 120v wiring. Did you rip this out and install new 3-wire romex or install a new ground wire at each outlet and update these outlets for 3-prong? My 30amp inlet and fuse panel are grounded but the individual outlets are still two-wire.

tough one, I started out stringing an insulated ground since I had the bottom skins out replacing floor, but then found a few splices in the wall without boxes that were pretty baked, and I ended up removing a few more interior rivets and running new romex, including a circuit for a/c. Both have their benefits, I agree if things test ok and you're not pulling things out, leave as is and add a ground if you can (make sure its insulated so the skin doesn't become part of that system), but if you are opening up for reno, replace the wire makes more sense.
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