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Old 09-24-2015, 10:46 AM   #11
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I'm planning to run one stock rear bus heater in the restroom, and one in the "cab" that I'm going to section off. I'll have 100k+ btu's in the cab!
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Old 09-24-2015, 11:27 AM   #12
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The factory bus heaters that operate off the coolant are excellent. Big and clunky, but put out a lot of otherwise wasted heat over the road. As for propane, catalytic heaters are far and away the most efficient.
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Old 09-24-2015, 03:10 PM   #13
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I'm planning to run one stock rear bus heater in the restroom, and one in the "cab" that I'm going to section off. I'll have 100k+ btu's in the cab!
You silly FL peeps don't know what to do when it gets below 48*
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Old 09-24-2015, 03:52 PM   #14
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Nope, I sure as hell don't!
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Old 09-24-2015, 06:56 PM   #15
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You silly FL peeps don't know what to do when it gets below 48*
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Unless there is some really damn compelling reason I would up and leave.
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Old 09-24-2015, 07:12 PM   #16
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I use a Webasto.
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Old 10-10-2015, 12:31 AM   #17
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Old 10-10-2015, 10:11 AM   #18
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i used a webasto knock-off called "Planar" diesel fired heat.

the problem i had with the heater is it doesnt burn right over 9000'. when it fires up... it just smokes, a lot of smoke. looks like cheech and chong are camping with white smoke billowing from the exhaust. i think the webastos have the same warning, not for high altitude heating.

for high altitude heat i had to get a heaterbuddy portable.
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Old 10-10-2015, 11:38 AM   #19
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I'm sure at 9000' you'd have to lean the Webasto out some.
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Old 10-10-2015, 08:58 PM   #20
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There are high altitude kits for both Webasto and Espar units. The Webasto one increases fan speed and the Espar one apparently decreases fuel.
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