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Old 03-14-2019, 09:08 AM   #169
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Hey all, Iíve finished my hook up from Champion to Airstream and tested it yesterday. The generator ran smooth at idle and revíed up for a short time when I used the microwave oven. I will further test with air conditioner when itís warmer out.

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Hereís my version, I received my Champion with the fitting broken between the two regulators. After a call to customer support the sent me a replacement set up for connecting to a 20lb tank. I wanted to leave the new set up alone and try to make my connection direct from the larger pressure reducing valve. I removed the broken fitting and went looking for a replacement. After looking all over town I ended up at Cardinal rubber and seal co. They didnít have the right fitting either but the fella said let me drill and tap the broken original. I let him try and he did it and set me up with complete set up for 55 bucks. I believe this would work just fine. Soon after member 5150mike posted that he found a fitting that might work https://www.amazon.com/Female-M12X1-.../dp/B07FXNZQC2. I ordered it and the threads fit perfect, but it didnít have the rubber washer and the nut part doesnít fully cover the recess for the rubber washer. All I did was make a washer to fit over the threads and then put on the rubber washer. Thanks to 5150mike I will use this fitting and keep the drilled and tapped one in reserve.

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Once again the only reason I went this route is because it was already broke. If it wasnít broke I would have just unscrewed the smaller regulator as it would have been easier for sure.

I think the weak link is the fitting between the two fittings,at leas now if itís gets broken we now have a replacement fitting thanks to 5051mike.
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Old 03-14-2019, 11:58 AM   #170
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Champion 3400 dual fuel generator great deal

Yup. There is a lot of leverage on that small fitting into the pressure regulator. My setup is worse because of the 3/8 inch male quick connect on it with a couple adapters. I route the hose under a handle and Velcro strap it in place for strain relief when in use. I get a bit paranoid when Iím working around flammable gases and hot generators. Itís an OCD thing, I guess.
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Old 03-14-2019, 12:08 PM   #171
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I agree that’s why I put elbow on mine . I’m worried it might starve the fuel feed. I’ll try it out again when I can run the air conditioner..
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Old 03-14-2019, 01:04 PM   #172
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Or, more likely, Champion changed the product. I bought mine a long time ago, with the generator, and it has the two zippers on top to reach the carry handles. The one drawback I see is that rain could leak inside. A solid cover like 5150mike has would likely be more water resistant outdoors.

It keeps the dust and dirt off. Thatís a good thing.
Mine has the two zippers also!!!!
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Old 03-14-2019, 01:37 PM   #173
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That's strange same one I have, guess I got a defective product

https://www.amazon.com/Champion-Weat...r=8-1-fkmrnull
Looks like the same part number, but they make it larger now; likely to fit other generators....mine is much tighter, but same PN.
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Yeah, mine fits fairly tight. Looks very tidy, though. Can still get the hoses and stuff in there for my quick-connector conversion if I stack it right.
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Champion sent me the generator cover, has two zippered slots on top and two nice shirts. I think the cover they sent is the one in the Amazon post above. The cover fits nicely and does have room for the other bits such as the various hoses etc. Nice cover!
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Champion sent me the generator cover, has two zippered slots on top and two nice shirts. I think the cover they sent is the one in the Amazon post above. The cover fits nicely and does have room for the other bits such as the various hoses etc. Nice cover!
Why did they send it to you?

I wouldn't mind a cover for mine, how much did it cost?

How did you contact them?

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Why did they send it to you?



I wouldn't mind a cover for mine, how much did it cost?



How did you contact them?



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I had given them the OK to use my Amazon list and write up for their support folks. We are not the only group with this question apparently.
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I had given them the OK to use my Amazon list and write up for their support folks. We are not the only group with this question apparently.

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If you are reading this I Wear XL T-SHIRT


https://www.championpowerequipment.c...fuel-inverter/
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If you are reading this I Wear XL T-SHIRT


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Anyone whoís is considering a generator should get in on this sale. It ends March 28.
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