Window mount Air Cond in Jayco Swan Outback

Submitted: Sunday, May 11, 2014 at 11:24
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What do you all think about installing a window mount air cond unit in a 2007 Jayco Swan Outback.

I was thinking about installing it at the rear or the van under the bed facing towards the front. The unit would be supported by the rear bar and i was thinking about using hi density foam under it as well.
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Reply By: SDG - Sunday, May 11, 2014 at 13:44

Sunday, May 11, 2014 at 13:44
A friend of mine installed a reverse cycle aircon (big box thing outside, small long rectangle thing inside.) on the front of an Eagle.
Works well.
Obviously need power, and can't run off the 12volt system.
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Reply By: Bob Y. - Qld - Sunday, May 11, 2014 at 14:52

Sunday, May 11, 2014 at 14:52

From my experience, you'll be very disappointed in the air con performance, if you fit it anywhere near the floor. You would need a fan to try to circulate the air, to make yourself comfortable.

Far better option, as suggested, is to fit a split system. The indoor unit can be fitted as high as possible, and they give a greater variety of fan speeds, from "full noise" to ultra quiet.

"Wall-bangers" are just that, and even low speed on most of them, is about 8 on the Beaufort Scale.


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