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Old 03-13-2013, 05:39 PM   #1
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1986 A/C replacement

Helloooo fellow Airstreamers....

I've got a 1986 Excella that I recently purchased and I think the original Coleman is still installed. It works fine but since I live in Texas I'd like to replace it before it gets totally brutal here. I think it is a 13500 BTU unit and was wondering if anybody had replaced one with a 15K Btu unit. Any reccomendations would be appreciated. I wonder if my 30 amp trailer can handle the increase. Is there one manufacturer that is better than the othere?

Many thanks in advance for your shared wisdom.....

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Old 03-13-2013, 06:10 PM   #2
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Your unit should be able to handle the 15k unit. You could replace with another Coleman or switch to a Dometic Brisk Air unit. You would need a air conditioner conversion kit which allows you to convert from a Coleman to a Dometic Brisk Air. Basic wiring harness kit.

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Old 03-13-2013, 06:15 PM   #3
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