Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 12-19-2002, 09:47 PM   #1
3 Rivet Member
Silver Bullet's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2002
Posts: 229
Frig replacement....

Well, after 4 yrs. of trying to find an original replacement for our '62 Overlander (to no avail) I have decided to go with a Dometic "Americana Series" RM 2551. Fit will be no problem, and I will be able to use the original side panel and formica top to boot. Any customization (if any) will be no problem. My question; Has anyone or does anyone have any expierence's with this model, good or bad? Oscar

Silver Bullet is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-19-2002, 10:10 PM   #2
Contributing Member
Pahaska's Avatar
2014 Interstate Ext. Coach
Austin (Hays County) , Texas
Join Date: Jun 2002
Posts: 6,269
Images: 3
Thumbs up Close, but not quite

I have the Americana series RM2452. Basically, they are all pretty much the same boxes except for size of the cooling unit and watts of the electric elements.

Mine has been really great. It cools down quickly and will freeze the refrigerator contents in mid-summer if I'm not careful. The only hitch is that the thermostat must be set to almost the off position to prevent things from freezing. I would expect that the thermostat should be at least half-scale to get the refrigerator portion below freezing.

Once I got used to where to set it, I can't fault it.
John W. Irwin
2014.5 Touring Coach, "Sabre-Dog IV"
WBCCI #9632
Pahaska 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
Water heater replacement Craig Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 36 12-18-2014 09:13 AM
Dometic Frig seals replacements davidlaxson Refrigerators 3 12-08-2003 09:33 AM
Suburban Furnace Replacement Craig Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 3 10-31-2003 01:53 PM
Frig replacement Kathy Parker Refrigerators 5 08-27-2003 03:57 PM

Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by the Airstream, Inc. or any of its affiliates. Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 11:37 PM.

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