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Old 10-18-2019, 07:54 AM   #1
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Do Montana's come wired for generator or is that a special order item.
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Old 10-18-2019, 08:30 AM   #2
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When we were looking for our high country we found some that were not wired for a generator. We ordered our 330rl and had it gen prepped.
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When we were looking for our high country we found some that were not wired for a generator. We ordered our 330rl and had it gen prepped.

Where is our generator located.
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Old 10-18-2019, 09:01 AM   #4
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It is in the front compartment under the bed, It is a bit noisy while trying to sleep but very convenient, just push the button and you have power.
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Old 10-18-2019, 09:20 AM   #5
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It is in the front compartment under the bed, It is a bit noisy while trying to sleep but very convenient, just push the button and you have power.


Did you wire it up front.
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Old 10-18-2019, 12:25 PM   #6
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I found that it was hit and miss on generator prep for dealer stock. We ordered ours with a generator installed and it was worth every penny, have used it allot, and not for camping but for prepping or sitting in a truck stop or along side the road to 4 or 5 hours. I had an external generator on my last RV (now a house generator) and it was a pain to load up in the truck and use. Since we microwave almost everything and never go anywhere cold enough to need the gas heater rather than the heat pump my LP is used for the generator, no charring gas cans around. Works for me.
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Old 10-18-2019, 06:39 PM   #7
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My 20113400RL came fro the factory with gen prep.
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Old 10-18-2019, 08:07 PM   #8
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My 20113400RL came fro the factory with gen prep.
Rich that is the same year and model of my rig. Where are those wires located.
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Old 10-18-2019, 09:24 PM   #9
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Bob and Sharon-- Are you planning on purchasing a new unit or are you questioning about the gen prep on your 2011 3400RL? As GreG L stated, it is hit and miss on whether a unit is gen prepped. It all depends on how the dealer orders them. Some order gen prepped and some don't. In any case, ALL of the gen preps are set up for the generator to be installed in the front storage compartment. It has been brought up here on the Forum about installing your own gen and the conclusion arrived at is NOT TO INSTALL YOUR OWN UNIT unless it is an Owen generator that is made for the unit. You can go to the Search engine at the top of the page here and search for generator prep or installing a generator and you'll find numerous posts on these subjects.
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Old 10-19-2019, 11:29 AM   #10
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Gen prep in my Montana is in the front side. Easy to see upon opening the door.
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Old 10-19-2019, 12:04 PM   #11
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It all depends on the dealer spec sheet they submit to Keystone. Montanas with the Legacy package come with the gen prep, on all others it has to ordered either by you if you wish it or the dealer because that is what they want to sell. I have no knowledge on the Montana High Country line.
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Old 10-19-2019, 05:41 PM   #12
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Our 2010 2955RL purchased from a Dealer did not come with Gen Prep. I used the gen space to carry my two Honda 2000s, but did not run them in there.
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Old 10-23-2019, 02:27 PM   #13
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Pre wiring for generator is an option, but most dealers specify it on their order. My HC is wired, but I don't have a generator. I use the generator space for my tools.
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Old 10-24-2019, 01:20 PM   #14
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Does the generator prep include a transfer switch ?

Does the generator prep include a transfer switch ?

I assume the gen exhaus i aimed down and out
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Old 10-24-2019, 08:58 PM   #15
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Generator Prep comes std. w Legacy Package
Not sure if you can add to non legacy but I believe so
Generator is option on Legacy
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We have a 4k watt generator on our aluminum cargo carrier on the 5th rear hitch.
And we don't travel without a monoxide detector in the front & rear of the trailer.

No alerts ever in 4 years of heavy travel use.
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Old 10-27-2019, 09:01 PM   #17
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We have a 4k watt generator on our aluminum cargo carrier on the 5th rear hitch.
And we don't travel without a monoxide detector in the front & rear of the trailer.

No alerts ever in 4 years of heavy travel use.

That's what I'm in the process of doing Northern Lights. What kind of cover do you use.
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