dual battery

  1. yorke7

    Is leaving a circuit breaker open bad?

    So i'm not auto electrician but like many others i wanted a 2nd battery, 12v setup but couldn't afford an auto electricians services. I learnt, consulted a 12v expert and eventually built one myself. It's been in and working for over a year now with no problems at all, but with the cold weather...
  2. M

    VSR and MPPT combo vs DCDC charger

    Hi, I currently have a basic dual battery system. It is comprised of a VSR which separates my aux battery which is in a battery box in my Ute tray. I want to add a fixed solar panel to my roof of my canopy and am tossing up between two options. I don’t have a smart alternator. Option 1...
  3. A

    Dual battery setup behind back wheel arch

    Has anyone installed a second battery behind the drivers side back wheel arch ? If so how did you go about fitting it? Was it through the floor of the boot? From underneath the car?
  4. REViXiSSE

    Mazda Tribute Dual Battery w/ Solar Project

    Hi All, I am in the middle of rewiring up an older 2004 Mazda Tribute to take out camping that will run as a somewhat sustainable power hub for a bunch of 12v accessories, and I was hoping to pick the brains of those with more experience in this area. I have attached a diagram of my current...
  5. O

    Nissan Navara d22 Factory Dual Battery conversion help

    Hi, I have a 2010 Nissan navara d22 STR 2.5L, and it came with a factory dual battery setup for cranking. Both batteries need replacing and I thought Id look into converting it into a standard single cranking battery and then I have the option of adding a true second auxillary battery. I have...
  6. W

    Dual Battery Wiring

    Hi Guys, After becoming interested in off the grid camping I began doing a lot of research into dual battery systems and decided to have a go myself. I came up with the setup you can see in the attachment but i am having some issues getting it to work properly. I want the battery protector to...
  7. B

    Dual battery tripping CB

    I’m running a dual battery setup with my aux battery (120ah agm) behind the back seat in the cabin. 6b&s cable from the starter battery to a projecta idc25 which is positioned next to the aux battery, earthed on the bolt that secures the seat (I’ve removed the back seats for extra room and am...
  8. D

    Dual battery, but No 12v power when car is parked.

    I recently bought a Ford Ranger from Ford. I added the dual battery kit as a factory fitted extra to power a fridge whilst I’m away camping. I’d never had one before and hadn’t done any research. anyway, they kitted me out with a tray in the tub and Redarc bcdc1220 charger (I wish I’d...
  9. Userinterface

    How long can i run a fridge of battery

    Hey guys, I am looking at picking up a Waeco CF40 whilst they are on special ($500) but was wondering how long I can run it off a battery for. I If required I think I can squeeze a second battery next to my main (if i rotate it 90 degrees) and that should be fairly cheap, but I was wondering how...