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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 02-08-2014, 19:07 Thread Starter
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Vehicle battery

Well it's starting to become unreliable to the point of, is it going to start or not.
Looking online you can get a decent 95- 100 amp battery with a cold crank between 650 -800 amps for about 80 pounds.

(Daft question) but as they are all linked by the Habitation switch do the existing leisure batteries bring it down or will the new vehicle battery enhance the system.

Just wondering really
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Totally separate.
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Separate but we have installed something called a battery master.

Using our solar panel, it trickle charges the main battery making sure its always starts.

Never let us down yet.

No doubt there is a technical explanation on how it works but.....
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Re: Vehicle battery

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Looking online you can get a decent 95- 100 amp battery with a cold crank between 650 -800 amps for about 80 pounds.
Buy the battery that is recommended for your vehicle base (i.e. Fiat Ducato 2.3 1997 etc), that way you will have a guarantee. If you buy a battery that is not recommended then they could refuse any claim.

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