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Old 09-30-2013, 03:35 PM   #201
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I have a Honda eu3000 generator mounted under the bus in what was the Crown's spare tire area. It vented to the outside, but under the vehicle which posed a safety problem with carbon monxide when you were sitting still. I have alarms inside the cabin, but I wasn't comfortable with it. So I spent the last few days building an exhaust system. The eu3000 has a unique exhasut port, but an aftermarket shroud is now available for them. So I bought one of those. Then I built an exhaust pipe out of flexibe aluminum rated to 400 degrees. Routed that under the bus and out to the port side. The pipe diameter is 5 and 6 inch to reduce the backpressure from the extension.

Seems to be working on its test run today, so I happy with the results and a much better feeling of safety. Just a reminder to all, not a good idea to leave any generator running all night, and ALWAYS have detectors on board.

Here are a few pics of my work.





Sorry my wiring isn't as pretty as most I've seen here on skoolie...I'll make it prettier someday







Oh, and I also got a new toy at Camping World...a motion dected porch light mounted near the front door

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Old 09-30-2013, 05:09 PM   #202
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I like the light, at the last CG we stayed at almost all the new coaches/5-R's had motion detected lights....everymorning at 5am when I went to the bathhouse the "street" and yards where lit up like Vegas or Times SQ ...and I actually slept in an extra 1/2 hr....old habits are hard to break....

Oh do you have an extension to go up with the exhaust?
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Side exit can actually "poison" the neighbors , we had several die last couple years at BMS....all the contractor gennies behindrv's and trailers.

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Old 09-30-2013, 05:20 PM   #203
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Oh do you have an extension to go up with the exhaust?
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Side exit can actually "poison" the neighbors , we had several die last couple years at BMS....all the contractor gennies behindrv's and trailers.
Bansil, this is my project for the rest of the week...just cogitating on a way to secure it to the side without having to put up permanent brackets and drill holes in the side and roof of the bus. There is a rain channel that runs along the top, and the lower rub rail is hollow on the bottom, so I'm thinking I can design brackets similar to those kind that were on the old style trailer mirrors that you could put on a car.
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Old 09-30-2013, 05:22 PM   #204
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everymorning at 5am when I went to the bathhouse the "street" and yards where lit up like Vegas or Times SQ

They are bright!
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Old 09-30-2013, 05:25 PM   #205
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Or the drip rail 2in mirrors that clamped on....a couple small set screws,two pcs of alum....its a well thought plan,if ya need help....holla'
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Look at roof rack attachments to drip rails....."painters vans" and land rovers hadclamp mounts.....hell you know this.......
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Old 09-30-2013, 08:03 PM   #206
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Gen-turi Generator Exhaust System works really well and is attached by bungee cords.

http://www.amazon.com/Camco-44461-Ge.../dp/B000BUU5XG
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Old 12-15-2013, 09:35 AM   #207
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Today is the Brown Crown's Birthday 12-15-76 37 years young and still going down the road just fine

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Old 12-15-2013, 09:45 AM   #208
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Happy Builtday Brown Crown!
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Happy Birthday you sexy brown bus
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