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The War Room: Scocar's Land Cruiser Build aka “Piffle”

Discussion in '3rd Gen. Builds (2016+)' started by scocar, Oct 11, 2015.

  1. Sep 13, 2018 at 7:31 PM
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    tinker_troy

    tinker_troy VAN/Wagon/Truck ENTHUSIAST

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  2. Sep 13, 2018 at 8:05 PM
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    You were locked before that. WTF? Who did you piss off? Chris?
     
  3. Sep 13, 2018 at 8:06 PM
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    Communist!!!!!!!
     
  4. Sep 13, 2018 at 8:10 PM
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  5. Sep 13, 2018 at 8:27 PM
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    scocar [OP] Treat the cause, not the symptom

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    Saved for later.

    +5 to Hufflebums, or whatever House @tinker_troy belongs to.

    [​IMG]
     
  6. Sep 13, 2018 at 8:33 PM
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    scocar

    scocar [OP] Treat the cause, not the symptom

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    [​IMG]
     
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  7. Sep 13, 2018 at 8:35 PM
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    scocar [OP] Treat the cause, not the symptom

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    I was trying to make a rhyme poutine and with kraft dinna but then my head exploded. Mainly because I've had a cold for days and am editing ESL hydrology analyses int to wee hours for the last few nights.
     
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  8. Sep 13, 2018 at 8:37 PM
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    Un-locked!
     
  9. Sep 13, 2018 at 9:13 PM
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    VE7OSR

    VE7OSR 'interfering with Natural Selection since 1990'

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    Armour: All-Pro Skid plates - IFS, transmission, and transfer case. Pelfreybilt rear standard plate bumper, Metal Tech Sliders w/ kickout and dimple die filler plates. Front Suspension: OME 885 + NitroCharger 9000 shocks + 1/2" spacers for a 3" lift. Superbumps replacing stock bumpstops. Camburg ball joint UCA SS braid brake lines Future: ADS Extended length, extended length UCA BJ to increase droop capability Rear Suspension: All-Pro Expedition rear leafs, Walker Evans 27" rear shocks, extended rear brake lines (Wheelers Offroad), U -bolt flip kit, rear Timbren bumpstops. Future: Hammer Hangers, Shock relocate, ADS 12" or 14" shock. Interior: Weatherteck floor liners - front, Wet Okoles- front, ScanGauge, LED interior & map lights. Power moonroof. Exterior: Raider Cobra canopy, retrofit headlight by Insight, LED bulbs all around, modified flasher unit for LEDs. Rear diff breather mod. Front diff vibe problem, driver's side needle bearing replaced with ECGS bushing. yet to install: HID Blazer Fog Retrofit, LED Flood & Spot, + switches, fuse panel. swaybar relocate blocks (build my own)
    colloquially it is called "Timmy's"
     
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  10. Sep 13, 2018 at 9:17 PM
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    VE7OSR 'interfering with Natural Selection since 1990'

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    Timmy's doesn't serve Poutine, except maybe in Quebec.
     
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  11. Sep 13, 2018 at 9:20 PM
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    VE7OSR

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    "I'll bring Timmies. " everything else is presumed, including the eh.... we don't write eh, just speak it; kind of like "huh?" in 'mericuhn speak.
     
  12. Sep 13, 2018 at 9:24 PM
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  13. Sep 13, 2018 at 9:32 PM
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    OZ-T You chose ... poorly

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    Tim's doughnuts sure , their coffee sucks balls
     
  14. Sep 13, 2018 at 9:39 PM
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    What you do with your free time with yourself is your business, and no one else's.
     
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  15. Sep 13, 2018 at 9:58 PM
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    scocar [OP] Treat the cause, not the symptom

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  16. Sep 13, 2018 at 10:17 PM
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    scocar [OP] Treat the cause, not the symptom

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    So I freaked out on our last trip when the ARB went into power save mode after 1 day. Usually it has lasted 2.5 days to 3 when stationary and not getting a trickle charge from the truck.

    I flipped out, figured it didn't get the trickle charge from the truck on the 5-hour drive in, checked fuses, 7-pin, everything I could in the middle of nowhere. What I did not check was the battery saving monitor setting in the ARB that I always have on med or low (10.1v shutoff). Somehow, I found out much later at home when diagnosing, it got set to high, and that is what screwed me. Now I know better to check that first.

    But the whole scenario motivated me to take a hard look at the system and do a controlled test.

    I fully charged the battery using my CTEK.
    The fridge was empty. It is harder to keep air cold than a full fridge. So that was a bit of a stress test for worst case scenario/max power consumption.

    The USB Voltage meter on the interior plug (inside the trailer cabin) is one of these little Palumma units I bought on Amazon. Got one for the truck cab, and the Leer 12v outlets, too. Consistently saw ~.2v difference ( I assume basic voltage drop on the circuit), but it only reads to tenths of a volt

    The CTEK battery lead data us from me using a multimeter directly on the charge leads to the battery. My meter was reading at 100ths of a volt.

    The strong dips and peaks indicate when the fridge compressor was running, and then after it shut off. This was all pretty random interval over the weekend.


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  17. Sep 14, 2018 at 6:31 AM
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    You sir have way to much time on your hands :blahblah:
     
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  18. Sep 14, 2018 at 7:17 AM
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    scocar [OP] Treat the cause, not the symptom

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    I'm not too concerned about reducing volatage drop, because there just isn't much that can be done, or it probably is not the effort. It is a very short run from the battery in the trailer to the fuse block, maybe 2 ft, and all that length is needed just to be able to pull out and disconnect the damn battery. Downstream of the fuse block the wire is hidden, but it can only be 3 to 4 ft Max. And the ARB power cords are specialized and whatever gauge they are.

    I mainly wanted to get a baseline to work with and better understand the system, which will enable me to have a more measured approach when requesting the boy to QUIT FUCKING WITH THE LIGHTS.

    But I'll likley hardwire a voltage meter into the circuit somewhere back there.

    Oh yeah, and my next question how much trickle charge is going from the truck to the battery per hour when driving.
     
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  19. Sep 14, 2018 at 8:38 AM
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    scocar [OP] Treat the cause, not the symptom

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    Lol yeah...not even on the shelf yet. But on a list somewhere....
     
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  20. Sep 19, 2018 at 5:51 AM
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    medic2230 Ditch Doctor

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    Are you using one of the ARB 12v outlets?
     

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