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Old 08-31-2005, 11:35 AM   #1
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hello all...

have a coleman a/c unit on my 1963 22' safari...need information...getting mixed answers...

questions-
1. is it a/c only...can it do heat
2. is it propane operated...or can a generator/electricity run it
3. no one will reseal it....how do i...what do i need to look out for

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I don't know if it does heat, you probably need to investigate the model number and call Coleman,

AC are run on electricity, 110v, only. I may be wrong but I don't believe there is a gas powered AC for Airstreams.

When you mean reseal, do you mean the joint where the pan meets the roof? Use parbond, I believe, kind of like caulking a bath tub. OR...even better, for the future, use butyl tape, like you can get at RV stores, and lift the AC off of the roof a bit and get a ribbon of that tape all the way around, where the pan meets the roof. It'll stay pliable and you can get it off easily 20 years down the road when you switch to a Carrier. I'm just guessing a bit here on this one, so if others have better ideas, do with them.

Or avoid all of this and get a new Carrier 13.5k with a heat strip. No sealing necessary and they work like a charm. It's what we did.

John

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