Free 7 Day Trial RV GPS App RV Trip Planner Campground Reviews RV Maintenance Free 7 Day Trial ×

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 09-14-2010, 04:41 PM   #11
Senior Member
winvest's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Southwestern Colorado
Posts: 106
Re: Norcold refrigerator

No problems here either. Except when it freezes our food from being too cold.

'07 E350 4x4, voyager top, custom interior, prorock 60, arb front & back, aluminess front & back, hella lights, extreme air, braun wheelchair lift.

"Two roads diverged in a wood, and I took the one less traveled by. And that has made all the difference." - Robert Frost
winvest is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-14-2010, 08:37 PM   #12
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 79
Re: Norcold refrigerator

Nope, no connection between Engle and Norcold. Norcold fridges use a standard compressor. Engle fridges use a much more reliable compressor system with only one moving part. Standard compressors don't last very long when being bounced around!

RickL is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-26-2011, 03:07 AM   #13
Junior Member
Join Date: Jul 2010
Posts: 5
Re: Norcold refrigerator

Can those of you with an Engle tell me what size you have, how many people you general travel with and how long that will last you? I'm traveling with my wife and 2 children and think I need a fairly large model, but would love any guidance.

My van currently has an old Norcold installed, and it keeps thinks cold if I put everything in cold, but if I start with warm soda, etc. it takes forever to cool down. Also, it is loud enough that it makes me want to turn it off at night.

1992 E-250 extended SMB, style 42 layout, penthouse top, 2 burner stove, Starcool, Suburban furnace, fridge, 35Gal water
OldRedFord is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-26-2011, 09:52 AM   #14
Senior Member
SheepShagger's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 371
Re: Norcold refrigerator

I have an Edgestar 63qt, I wouldn't go any smaller than that for a trip where you are cooking. As it is, I'll still carry a normal cooler as well.

I built a slider for it in the rear, so it doesn't take up much room and I can pack stuff ontop of it.

SheepShagger is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-19-2011, 06:44 PM   #15
Senior Member
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Lake Tahoe, NV
Posts: 295
Re: Norcold refrigerator

For those that had a NorCold, and now have Engle, is the Engle quieter than the NorCold? I have the Norcold that came with the 2004 Sportsmobile and it is still running fine. My only complaint is the noise at night. It's not outrageously loud, I'm just a very light sleeper. Thanks.
oclv is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-20-2011, 08:29 AM   #16
Senior Member
jage's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Parker, CO
Posts: 7,621
Re: Norcold refrigerator

It's a very common RV fridge. Nothing special, but what you get when you SMB without insisting on an alternative. The 3cf has a freezer space with no door, and the 4cf has a true freezer with door.

good to be back
jage is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by Sportsmobile SIP or any of its affiliates. This is an independent, unofficial site.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 03:54 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.