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Old 12-23-2011, 10:28 PM   #1
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I recently purchased a 1999 American Cruiser 2000 with 39,000 miles. The van has a factory installed window type air conditioner located on the drivers side of the van.
I am wondering if the ac will cool the van during the hot summer months. I live where the temps and humidity are high in the summer.
Any advice on these type units or circulations tips would be appreciated.

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Old 12-23-2011, 11:01 PM   #2
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There are some specifications listed here:
http://www.classbforum.com/phpBB2/vi...php?f=9&t=1380

and a photo of the type and location of the Air Conditioner for anyone unfamiliar with the unit here:
http://www.berrylandcampers.com/rvph...7/Image115.jpg

I'm not sure of the exact year of the specifications but it shows that the AC unit was 10,000 BTU.
Looks like replacing it with a newer more efficient model wouldn't be too difficult should the need arise.

Hopefully the American Cruiser owners on the forum will catch this post and reply.
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Old 12-24-2011, 01:52 AM   #3
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WOW! Thanks alot for the info.

I am sure I will have many more questions in the future.
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Old 12-28-2011, 12:57 AM   #4
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Funny. We've driven by Berryland (actually I think they have multiple locations) on all our tours on I-10/I-12
down in Louisiana. I think they have a motorhome place on the Gulf side of the interstate, and a travel trailer
and 5th wheel place a bit further west. You can see them both from the freeway.
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