Air Conditioning from the Reefer (fake or real?)

Discussion in 'Experienced Truckers' Advice' started by albert l, Jul 19, 2017.

  1. Tb0n3

    Tb0n3 Road Train Member

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    The fan might work, or it might not. The refer is not designed to create a positive pressure, only to recirculate the air in the trailer. I don't know how much air flow you can get through the drain holes.
     
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  3. Brandonpdx

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    This reminds me of that Simpsons episode where Bart and Homer are camping in a tent hooked to the refrigerator during a heat wave, until it burns out.
     
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  4. frago

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    If it worked or was even remotely able to be made to get close to working , don't you think every reefer company on earth would be doing it?
     
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  5. Balakov100

    Balakov100 Road Train Member

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    Single Truck ;):):p
     
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  6. BigPerm

    BigPerm Medium Load Member

    You sure he hasn't given up, & it's an exhaust pipe? LOL.
     
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  7. Dna Mach

    Dna Mach Road Train Member

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    I'd get my AC fixed. You ever smelled a reefer? While not always unpleasant, it's not an odor you want in your cab.

    Again I ask, why the hell not get his AC fixed?
     
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  8. buddyd157

    buddyd157 Road Train Member

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    may be a dirt poor o/o. way too many of those around.

    i just ran a "safe stat" on the company


    Operating Status: NOT AUTHORIZED
     
  9. Brandonpdx

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    It's a pretty good idea. The reefer engine has to run anyway. I hate idling just to run the A/C. The engine just creates more heat and it wastes money. That Freightliner Smart Park with the key off A/C is freakin sweet.
     
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  10. Neverready

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    I drove a 78 4070B that was set up to hook the refrigerant lines from the tractor to the reefer unit so the reefer would run truck ac. Unfortunately the reefer I pulled wasn't set up to work with it and boss wasn't interested in hooking it up. So no ac for me since truck had no compressor of it's own.
     
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  11. magoo68

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    Today you smell like a carrot tomorrow maybe pork etc etc
     
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