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cdmagda 11-30-2004 09:15 AM

'58 Flying Cloud re-wire
I am re-wiring the AC system and would like any input on best location of breaker box, type of wire, ect... thanks.

markdoane 11-30-2004 09:46 AM

If you're fussy, the main breaker box has to be within 18" of where the shore power enters.

I'm using a wire called MC-lite for 120vac. It is THHN wire inside alumuminum armor, with a mylar wrap. What I like about it is:

1. It's cheap (12-2 w/ground) $28/100 ft
2. It has a ground wire
3. It fits through a 1/2" hole

I'm also using shallow blue plastic junction boxes for wiring. They are 1 1/4" deep and fit inside the wall. They cost $0.75 each.

For 12vdc I think stranded wire is the best option.

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