Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 03-25-2003, 11:25 AM   #1
3 Rivet Member
2002 25' Classic
Kalama , Washington
Join Date: Feb 2003
Posts: 140
roof wire route

Anyone done a solar panel install that used the refer vent to route the wire? I will use 8ga in a pvc conduit. Negotiating the splash guard and entering the vent has me scratching that place that hair used to be. Any advice and/or pics would be much appreciated.

nwclassic is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-25-2003, 12:46 PM   #2
Rivet Master
Pahaska's Avatar
2014 Interstate Ext. Coach
Hays County , Texas
Join Date: Jun 2002
Posts: 6,032
Images: 3
Is it not prewired for solar

My 2003 International has solar prewire. According to my manual, the end that connects to the panel is coiled above the bedroom ceiling light. There is a connection point for a solar controller behind the pantry.

I'm surprised that yours would not be similarly prepared.

John W. Irwin
2014.5 Touring Coach, "Sabre-Dog IV"
WBCCI #9632
Pahaska is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-18-2003, 12:33 PM   #3
3 Rivet Member
2002 25' Classic
Kalama , Washington
Join Date: Feb 2003
Posts: 140
John -- Sorry I didn't see your reply from last month. Was out of town. We did accomplish the solar hookup (described in a reply to Jace) with a good deal of difficulty.Pleased with the appearance and operational results. Our manual and AS Tech Support agreed on where to find the prewire ends... and they were there, however 'prewire' is a bit of a misnome, since we were on our own to get from the refer comp. to the s-panel (the dragon in our path was that refer vent ... heavy breathing, epithets and shed blood dispatched the beast). All's well that ... you know. Sounds like yours will be easier.
nwclassic is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
route 32 remcolent Off Topic Forum 0 02-21-2004 03:31 PM
2004 30' Classic roof rack gklott Our Community 0 07-15-2003 03:00 PM
Route Considerations - International in Vermont overlander64 On The Road... 6 06-22-2003 07:15 PM
Roof question Don in E Texas Roof 2 02-21-2003 06:11 PM
HOT Topic for the summer-Air conditioners-Best/worst? thenewkid64 Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 4 07-03-2002 04:55 AM

Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 04:50 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.