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Old 05-15-2012, 07:06 AM   #1
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Flow-Rite Battery Watering System

For years I have poorly maintained my RV's battery water levels due to their inconvenient location and difficulty getting at the battery fill caps. It was a job I knew I needed to do on a monthly basis, but put off time and time again paying dearly in the way of replacement batteries.

That has all changed since I recently installed the Flow-Rite Pro-Fill for 6 v batteries & Qwik-Fill for 12 v batteries. And I have to ask myself what was I waiting for? Installation took about 15 minutes for (4) 6 v batteries and about 5 for (2) 12 v and was extremely easy. The system stays installed and now I just hook up the hand pump with the easy to use quick connect connector give a few pump and when you feel the bulb get hard your done.

If you have batteries that are hard to get at or see the water levels, you will love the Flow-Rite System!

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Here is a shot with the Pro-Fill caps installed. Would you want to fill batteries in this rat's nest of cables?

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Old 05-15-2012, 10:22 PM   #2
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Yep, they're a great product, bought ours back in 2006 while in Quartzsite, AZ, one of the better investments I ever made.
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Yes, the system makes battery maintenance a breeze.

It takes me longer to find the jug of distilled water in the bay than it takes to actually water the batteries.

Unless your batteries roll out on a waist high tray, I can't imagine this system not simplifying your life.
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I'm curious, what do you have to do in freezing weather? Dismantle system? drain water?
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I'm glad my batteries are easy to get to, plus putting 4 oz of mineral oil in each cell cut way down on corrosion and distilled water usage.
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I'm curious, what do you have to do in freezing weather? Dismantle system? drain water?

I'm curious too.
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I'm curious, what do you have to do in freezing weather? Dismantle system? drain water?
Freezing weather? What is this freezing weather you speak of?
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That looks like a worthwhile addition!

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That looks like a worthwhile addition!

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Have had this installed for a couple of years now. This is "the bee's knees".

I think I can top up all my house batteries in less than 20 seconds and I don't even get myself dirty in the process.
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Freezing?? What do you currently do with batteries in cold weather? The "filling hose" is rubber and siphons into the battery. Shouldn't be much if any water outside the batteries to freeze but the rubber hose would expand...
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I'm curious, what do you have to do in freezing weather? Dismantle system? drain water?
The fill system can be left in place minus the pump. Water jug is not left in place.
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As the others have mention, the Pro-Fill & Qwik-Fill system is designed to be left on your batteries while your vehicle is in winter storage; however, the system will not be operational while it is frozen.
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I moved one of these systems from one set of batteries to another. The rigid plastic manifolds did not fit the cell spacing on my new batteries. Fortunately, www.janwp.com sells spare parts. A flex manifold that will fit any 3 cell battery is only $4.50, shipped.
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