inverter and gfci


Old 08-02-10, 10:48 PM
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inverter and gfci

can anyone answer this,i have a TRIPP LITE inverter Model: PV2000FC installed in my work truck, starting @the main battery 400 amp anl fuse running 2/0 cables neg and pos 8 feet long to the inverter with a 8 GA gound wire from the inverter to the chassis of the question is i wanted to install a GFCI outlet @ the bumper of the truck ,i would be using liquid tite connects, liquid tite flex conduit with metalic lining and a metal watertite box using 10GA stranded copper wire white(nuetral) ,black(hot) and green for ground .would it be ok to ground to chassis of truck,outlet box and bumper????oh did i mention this unit is not designed to be hard wired, i will be tapping off the receptical end via plug. will this work or would i have to somehow isolate the ground???????????
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Old 08-03-10, 04:46 AM
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GFCIs do not need a ground to work.

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