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Old 11-30-2017, 05:50 PM   #1
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Default Fishing wires for a inverter

I’m interested in installing an invertor to power a microwave and a 24” tv for my 2000 2400. I want to install the inverter in the closet by the stairs . But I’m not sure how to fish wires from the engine compartment to the closet. I’d like to know where the chases are but am a little worried about drilling holes on a boat.
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I’m interested in installing an invertor to power a microwave and a 24” tv for my 2000 2400. I want to install the inverter in the closet by the stairs . But I’m not sure how to fish wires from the engine compartment to the closet. I’d like to know where the chases are but am a little worried about drilling holes on a boat.
You need to go onto the rear bed on the port side of the boat and look up. Remove the screws and the panel will come down. wires can be run in that area from the engine bay wall to the closet. Easy to drill the hole as well into the engine bay. also, you can install you inverter there as well as there is a lot of room there. I did mine this summer. Same boat. pic taken from inside the closet looking towards the engine bay.
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Make sure to include chafe protection for the wires anywhere they are passing through a bulkhead. Make sure wires are secured so that pitching and rolling actions doesn't introduce movement. (movement leads to chaffing somewhere in the run).
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Remember to run a long ground wire to your engine block/large bus bar at the same time as you run the inverter.
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Thanks for all the reply’s. Where would be the best place to mount a TV? I have seen some mounted to the side of the cabinet and some mounted up in front by the speakers in at the bow.
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Old 02-17-2018, 08:06 PM   #6
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In our 2800 the only spot we can think of that makes sense is on the flat wall above the port side of the aft bed. Nowhere else really works without compromising either the sleeping position in the fore bed or sitting at the dinette with your head against a TV. I don't know how that changes in a 2400 but I'm guessing not for the better.
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I mounted my TV at the small closet with an adjustable mount. The TV can be seem everywhere in the cabin, just adjust the mount. power outlet is right beside the TV. This is on a 2000 2800 SCR.
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Talk about a picture being worth a thousand words. Nice!!!!
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