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Old 09-16-2019, 12:46 PM   #1
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Factory AC Turned Vertical

My bus is equipped with 2 factory Carrier AC units. I would like to turn one vertical to better fit my floor plan. I know that I would need to fabricate a new drip pan and drainage but is there any other reason why I couldn't do it?20190901_142835.jpg20190901_142814.jpg20190901_142743.jpg
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Old 09-16-2019, 12:58 PM   #2
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it should be able to handle it.. , oil trapping shouldnt become an issue..



water slinging may be your main issue to contend with..



when these units sit horizontal, their fins are vertical, facilitating water running down to the bottom quickly as it condenses..



in a vertical install those fins will be horizontal.. the water will wantto build up between the fins.. this rectricts airflow creating a higher static air pressure for the blower, in turn the air will start slinging the water off the fins.. any front cover or pan you build should be set up to catch that water being slung so it doesnt end up on the floor..



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My bus is equipped with 2 factory Carrier AC units. I would like to turn one vertical to better fit my floor plan. I know that I would need to fabricate a new drip pan and drainage but is there any other reason why I couldn't do it?Attachment 37579Attachment 37580Attachment 37581
I would turn the unit so that the expansion device is on the bottom. Cadillackid covered the other issues.
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Old 09-16-2019, 01:03 PM   #4
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good call for having the expansion device on the bottom
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