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Old 01-28-2024, 09:22 PM   #1
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Default 12 volt fridge

Anyone switch out their propane/electric fridge for a 12 volt? Iíve used my propane while driving for 3 years but I donít want to continue doing it for several reasons, so Iím looking to make a change.
I watched several videos and I think I can handle the work, but just curious what others have done.
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Old 01-31-2024, 10:26 AM   #2
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I put a 12 volt fridge in my 2003 Gulf Stream Sun Voyager. Was a piece of cake. I did run all new wires from battery to fridge, and installed a switch near entry door to turn it on and off.
It has more capacity due to no condenser inside fridge. And the roof vent is not needed.
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Old 02-03-2024, 04:22 PM   #3
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Default Norcold work great

Replace our frig with a 12 volt Norcold 7.5 cubic foot. Had to remove the door to get the old one out and replacement in. It is 23.5Ē at the skinny side. I reused the roof vent area for solar wire runs. The unit runs quiet and efficiently. It is just slightly smaller then the old one but has more room inside.
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Ran the frig on a test with batteries and solar only. Ran it for over 3 weeks. Have remote thermometer in freezer and refrigerator. We only opened the door several times. I call it a success. We also ran lights, phone charger, water pump and fans. Very quiet. We do hear gurgling sounds but we are use to that with our ICECO in the van.

200 watts of solar 200 amp hours of lithium.
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