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No pre-existing hole to install a/c unit in rv

\015 I was just wondering if anyone has ever installed their own a/c unit, into a pop-up camper. My problem is my camper has no "vent" already installed, therefore I have to cut my own hole into the roof to install the a/c unit. Can anyone give me some advice or more information about this subject?\015

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Some times the units (new) will come with a cut out template. It will show the wire areas and the hole for the air in and out of the unit. Re enforcement may be required for your roof. And it may not "pop up" like before and have to have the shocks adjusted or replaced.
A roof top a/c will add about 90 to 100 pounds of weight on the roof. First check w/ the manufacturer to see if it will support the weight. If it will, you will need to cut and frame out a 14" X 14" square hole for most r/v air conditioners check the specs on the air conditioner that you will install. This can be done with a jigsaw (sabre saw). Be sure that you are not cutting into any existing wiring. Once the hole is rough cut, follow the installation instructions for the unit. You will have to have 120 volt ac run to the opening and on some models will also need 12 volt dc

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