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Dual Battery Install

Discussion in 'Product Reviews' started by overlandtaco, Dec 29, 2011.

  1. Dec 29, 2011 at 10:25 PM
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    overlandtaco

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    2.5 and 3 inch lifts, ARE camper cap with Yakima rack and full glass rear door, dual batteries, auxilliary springs, front reciever hitch, and other items for long distance overlanding.
    Just installed a dual battery kit from Columbia Overland. Great item! I never could have fit the second battery in without it. Instead of their switching devices though, I opted for the simpler knife switches. Will post pics if it helps anyone.
     
  2. Dec 29, 2011 at 10:46 PM
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    I'd like to see some pictures if you have any.
     
  3. Dec 29, 2011 at 10:51 PM
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  4. Dec 29, 2011 at 10:55 PM
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    I would like to see this set up too
     
  5. Dec 29, 2011 at 11:00 PM
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    x2... with the name "overlandtaco", but hey, if it's a good product, nothing wrong with advertising :notsure:
     
  7. Dec 30, 2011 at 7:36 AM
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    2.5 and 3 inch lifts, ARE camper cap with Yakima rack and full glass rear door, dual batteries, auxilliary springs, front reciever hitch, and other items for long distance overlanding.
    More pics are in my gallery. I am new to this site so I am not sure if others can access the rest of the pics or do I need to post each one here?

    [​IMG]
     
  8. Dec 30, 2011 at 8:59 AM
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    Looks good man
     
  9. Dec 30, 2011 at 11:06 AM
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    What size batteries are those?
    thanks
     
  10. Dec 30, 2011 at 11:18 AM
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    why have 2?
     
  11. Dec 30, 2011 at 7:42 PM
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    2.5 and 3 inch lifts, ARE camper cap with Yakima rack and full glass rear door, dual batteries, auxilliary springs, front reciever hitch, and other items for long distance overlanding.
    1400 series Odyssey batteries. As for why two batteries...the Mrs. has some serious toys she likes to use in the woods.

    If you are interested, the mounting box came from Columbia Overland. It is quality all the way! Great people to do business with too.

    [​IMG]
     
  12. Dec 30, 2011 at 7:50 PM
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    Maybe for the vendor section...but very biased for this section.
     
  13. Dec 30, 2011 at 7:52 PM
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  14. Jan 2, 2012 at 8:12 AM
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    Icon Suspension, ARB Bumper, Hella LED's, Columbia Overland Dual Battery Kit
    Overlandtaco posted this review of his own volition, he doesn't work for us. I think he's just trying to share a good product here and provide a review. I would be happy to set up special pricing for the Tacomaworld forum on the trays and batteries but can do that in a more appropriate section of the forum.

    The batteries are Odyssey PC1400's, group 34. The trays are coated in a special plastic that is impervious to battery acid and is also non-conductive.

    Thank you all
    Brent
     
  15. Jan 2, 2012 at 8:14 AM
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    Two car batteries instead of double A's.. must be some toys..:eek:nah just messin looks cool ..
     
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    nice man this looks great i think i need to do this mod to my little 4 banger..
     
  17. Jan 2, 2012 at 8:27 AM
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    Icon Suspension, ARB Bumper, Hella LED's, Columbia Overland Dual Battery Kit
    We are working on the newest revision for the 2.7L right now but can have that wrapped up in a week. We have had customers order them and only use one battery and the additional flat surface to mount air compressors and other goodies as well.
     
  18. Feb 11, 2012 at 5:09 PM
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    Ha my almost 4 year old batter took a dump today.
     
  19. Feb 13, 2012 at 8:15 AM
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    If you can round up 5+ members then I would be happy to sell them for $150 each. We still do not have the revised 2.7L tray package available. Can't seem to find anyone in our area with that engine to verify the revision.
     
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