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Old 04-22-2007, 04:49 PM   #15
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Be cautious of putting the "juice" on the front of your SUV. The front end was not designed to cary that much weight on the front axle and steering gear. The added weight will change the caster and camber and cause excessive tire wear. Also the tires in a tight turn will roll to far onto the outer tread edges and will chew off the tread. Next you will restrict air flow to the radiator and trans cooler causing high engine tempertures, especially if climbing any mountains. Now the front brakes are carrying more weight and stopping power will be compromised and brake pad life will be shorten. This modification can only lead to a lot of problems to your SUV. I'd think twice, but I would definately check with the SUV manufactor or Dealer.. I speak from experience, 41 years in the car and truck business. We were always ask to fix the the problems and would hate to tell you cost of repairs. CAUTION, Pinehurst
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Old 04-22-2007, 09:22 PM   #16
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Wow is all i can say. I think I will stick with the Tri-fuel conversion Yamahas.
The unit we are closing in on is a Classic 31 08 with a 15Kbtu AC also it has a master AC of 13.5Kbtu. We live in So Fl. Does anybody have an opinion about either coupling 2 x EF2400iS or relying on 1 EF30iSEB. Since they will run on the 40gl tanks they probably can be transported in the back of the burb.
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Pinehurst,

Wow is all i can say. I think I will stick with the Tri-fuel conversion Yamahas.
The unit we are closing in on is a Classic 31 08 with a 15Kbtu AC also it has a master AC of 13.5Kbtu. We live in So Fl. Does anybody have an opinion about either coupling 2 x EF2400iS or relying on 1 EF30iSEB. Since they will run on the 40gl tanks they probably can be transported in the back of the burb.
I have the Yamaha EF3000iSEB and roll it up a set of aluminum plated ramps into the back of my Chevy 2500hd. It has worked fine. If I were you, i'd buy two of the Honda 2000 units with the parallel kit. Each Honda is light and can fit into two small Rubbermaid containers to keep gas smell down inside the vehicle.
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i emailed tech at US Carburetion about whether I would need 2 EF2400iS or 1 EF30iSEB for the 31 Classic with 2 ACs 13.5Kbtu and 15Kbtu. The 30 are $2300 @ and the 2400s are $1550 @. Plus connecting cable for for the 2400 is over $200. The hondas are cheaper and lighter but only gas fueled.
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