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Generator and insulation
We have a 1999 U320 with a Powertech 10K generator.  Has anyone re-insulated their generator compartment, replaced their generator or done any mods to help quiet the beast while running? 


Ours is in good condition, serviced regularly, etc., but...

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Re: Generator and insulation
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Bill, call Power Tech and see if you can retrofit it to a quite box,also check and see if you can get the air bag motor mounts.
Bill W.

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Re: Generator and insulation
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If non of that works, Iso mounts (bolts) from NAPA may help.

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It is the quiet box that makes it quieter. I noticed the difference when I got my first unit with one.

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I have the same PT10 and I do not notice that it is any noisier than any other genny.  It is in a GV so it is mounted in a bay on the left side.  I do notice that it WHISTLES, apparently as air is drawn into the bay there is some restriction,...

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Bill,

I just had FT replace the insulation in mine.  The original insulation was breaking down and filling the air filter and generator cooling system with black dust.  It cost $1300, $500 of which was for the material.  It took an expert a day...

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Thanks for the advice, y'all.  Am getting the impression that the re-insulating won't make that much of a difference other than replacing whats damaged - old...
Amos, we'll be in Nac in late June or July for annual maintenance stuff - I'll check...

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  • Last Edit: May 27, 2010, 09:53:46 am by Bill Jackson