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Dual Battery Setups! Let's see them! Multiple Batteries Thread!

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by MJonaGS32, Sep 20, 2013.

  1. Dec 7, 2013 at 6:53 PM
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    My thought from the begining was it should have ALWAYS been like this.

    Most likely could, Would need to look at the wireing harness of one or the skematic to find the proper wires. But feel this could be a staple in the Dual/ Multiple battery market.


    Exactly. 500 AMPS
     
  2. Dec 7, 2013 at 6:59 PM
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    I used this switch for the photoshop since it has the graphics I like on it. Could keep it red, and even same form factor. Was thinking to maybe make it black?

    Internally right now on the switch. There are Full Sized LED's/ they chew up lots of space. Switching to a Laser Cut letters and markings would allow for SMD LED's on a PCB to be installed in there. (Think like the LED Swap on the gauge cluster people are doing.)

    Alternatively to the 2 gauges on the sides, each battery could have RGB LED's behind them. And the color of where the battery's health is would be indicated by color instead of a gauge.
     
  3. Dec 7, 2013 at 7:01 PM
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    These switches are SMALL in depth compared to some of our factory switches from Toyota. So if elongating them a little was necessary, it would still fit the stock holes.
     
  4. Dec 7, 2013 at 7:33 PM
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  6. Dec 7, 2013 at 11:16 PM
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    Here's the start of mine, I'm still working on how I want to wire it.

    [​IMG]

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    Looking grood Brett. What holder is that?


    Working on it.

    The monitor itself should be easy. Well, the gauge part. In RC cars and other electronics. They sell the individual monitors and they are REALLY small.

    So it can be done, just need a manufacturer to put all the tech in one spot.

    No joke though, I am working on this to be manufactured. I might need to finish up some of the design myself and patent it so It is not ripped from my grasp.
     
  8. Dec 8, 2013 at 8:51 AM
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    If anyone has the National Luna System, would you get adventurous and open up the paddle? Snap a few photos? Front and back of the PCB> Please. Should be easy enough. I havent had one in hand but doubt there is much to it. Some screws or an old credit card...That should be all that is needed and popping clips is easy.
     
  9. Dec 9, 2013 at 9:30 AM
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  10. Dec 9, 2013 at 5:18 PM
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  11. Dec 9, 2013 at 7:27 PM
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    It's just a standard marine battery box without the lid attached, bolted through the bottom with an existing intake mount, and to an empty threaded hole in the fender wall.
     
  12. Dec 15, 2013 at 5:54 PM
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    Did another battery under the bedside. This time all bolt on

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  13. Dec 15, 2013 at 5:58 PM
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    i was wondering about this.... its unused space otherwise
     
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    Looking good. Is that on the ford?
     
  17. Dec 15, 2013 at 7:57 PM
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  18. Dec 15, 2013 at 8:02 PM
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    Nice'/, Going to do he same in your new truck? Or decided to keep her close to stock???/
     
  19. Dec 15, 2013 at 8:04 PM
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    Some good ideas I see here. I am still working on my setup design for my dual. I have a red top and a yellow top Optima pair. The red will be for the engine and base truck. The yellow will be for the winch, stereo, and future power inverter.
     
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    Havnt really looked for a spot. But there's tons of space because the frame is so tall. Working on a lift 1st :)
     

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