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Old April 9th, 2008, 10:06 PM   #61
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what kind of ligts did u use for the 12v ?
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the front light on the bulkhead is a universal TSC fog light

the rear 2 lights are Harbor Freight driving lights. Once I get back up to Alpena I'll pick up a few more of the TSC lights, they work great.
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You need to contact Ron Price on here - I think he still has a 4kw onan generator out of a class A MH up at his old man's place. That would work awesome for what you have.
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You need to contact Ron Price on here - I think he still has a 4kw onan generator out of a class A MH up at his old man's place. That would work awesome for what you have.

I'm going to hold off on a generator for a while for a few reasons. Generally most of the places I'm camping has 110V hookup, I don't like the sound of generators and I really can't afford one right now.

The trailer is pretty much done, minus adding a microwave that I'm getting this weekend and stocking the shelves with crap. So I went back to work on the buggy. I finally wired in the o2 sensers, it was simple once I put my mind to it. Finished wiring the winch, mounted the american flag on the back (old one disapeared?) and moved the headlights deeped under the hood.

and now the intercooler instal on the OBS

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Old April 11th, 2008, 07:08 AM   #66
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Very nice Bones! It looks good all hooked up. Very cool setup.
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Old April 11th, 2008, 07:13 AM   #67
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details on your intercooler setup. BtW, the generator is (or was super-cheap). I don't like generators either, however, if you buy another battery and run an inverter, you'll have silent 110V and will be able to recharge the batteries in about an hour.
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He has the batterie's charging via the tow rig-as long as he has a decent batter-and he isn't rocking that microwave and TV for a long time he should have plenty of power for a weekend trip.

Its easy enough to just charge w/ the ford when needed (or spend 50 bucks at HF and get some solar panels to supplement)
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He has the batterie's charging via the tow rig-as long as he has a decent batter-and he isn't rocking that microwave and TV for a long time he should have plenty of power for a weekend trip.

Its easy enough to just charge w/ the ford when needed (or spend 50 bucks at HF and get some solar panels to supplement)
Will the batteries power a micro? The micro in my TT makes my Honda EU3000i gen run at full throttle.
But that shouldn't matter if he camps at a camground all the time where he will have power.
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(or spend 50 bucks at HF and get some solar panels to supplement)

You're a lark! Do you realize what $50 gets you in solar equipment?

I have about $1400 into my setup (including 300Ah in batteries) and it is only 180 watts. In full sun on a good day, I might get close to putting out 100Ah back into the batteries. An average microwave draws about 12A, a good battery might give you 40Ah capacity (@ 50% s.o.c.). That'll give you about three hours of microwave use (you have to figure in the power loss from running a large - 2000W or better - inverter )

That is not figuring in the vent fans if he installs them or the TV or lights. Also, depending on the wire gauge coming from the truck, and how long it is, he'll probably only get 8A max to his trailer battery.

I guess I really just want him to buy a generator.
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oh sure but I still have to go outside...what a bunch of crap

and a tv & a minifridge? way to pretend to camp i vote no on the tv, and I already bought you a nice cooler.
You can always mod the funnel for a more contoured fit.
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You can always mod the funnel for a more contoured fit.
go to www.shenis.com NSFW site, if you look around.
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The trailer looks awesome! I wish I had the extra cash!
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Will the batteries power a micro? The micro in my TT makes my Honda EU3000i gen run at full throttle.
But that shouldn't matter if he camps at a camground all the time where he will have power.
I don't even have a power inverter for the 12V system. It is meant only to run a few lights and maybe a few vent fans. I would say 80% of my camping will have 110V hookup. The 12V lights are meant just for random use. I have a charger (trickle, 10A, 55A) to use to charge the 12V system while I'm at a campground with 110V.
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looks good, if you don't mind me askin; how much do you have wraped up into it total?
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looks good, if you don't mind me askin; how much do you have wraped up into it total?
$2800 ish into the trailer

still needs $200 in roof vents
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Sweet, I have been to your house bones, I was the kid that bought the one tons and came in the harley truck. lol Nice trailer and rig
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worked great this week, other than carlisle tires sucking serious ass. never buy a carlisle tire...





added 2 more vents and a 110V fan on one of the vents (not a fan-tastic)
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I've had nothing but bad luck with Carlisle tires.
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I've had nothing but bad luck with Carlisle tires.
yep

ever heard of greenball tires? Supposed to be a joint venture/manufactured with goodyear.
http://www.discounttire.com/dtcs/fin...r=75&tc=GBCTT5

$99 a piece
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