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Old 03-08-2014, 10:53 AM   #43
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I believe it was on iRV2 that i first saw those comments. The 'crud' is that which is stirred up in the cells during the charge cycle and is the color of Lead for obvious reasons. The only constructive criticism I've heard is about these valves, so i check them once a year before Q. And yes, I have washed crud out but not run into a stuck valve or cap yet.

I have 4ea Trojan T-145 @72Lb ea. So when I pull the tray, its externally supported by a wide steel roller brace used to support lumber through a table saw. Once the tray is rolled out I remove the entire system, toss it in a bucket of water and make sure the valve on each cap is completely free before reinstalling. It also gives me a chance to look at each cell for problems, then roll it back in for next year.
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I wish a rollout battery tray was standard. We have 6 6 volt batteries 3 wide by 2 deep with only about 8" of overhead clearance. It's impossible to to look into the cells and I don't want to pull 6 batteries! I will pull the caps off and check them when we take the MH out of storage.
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Old 03-08-2014, 12:04 PM   #45
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The shipping weight is listed as one pound, certainly then the actual product weight must be less. A typo for sure. The components are plastic so I think if weight is a deterrent then you can remove it from the reasons not to do this on your MH.
Obviously human error by the vendor on Amazon then. And here I was told you could believe everything on the internet__.
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Would not run without my Flow-Rite Profills on both coach and house batteries. When we travel, it is frequently in hot climates (livin' in TX tends to cause that to happen), and have first hand experience with cooking off a battery or two because it was a pain to top them off regularly before using the Profills. Now, it takes about 2 minutes to ensure batts are full, so it gets done regularly.
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Ok I have a question, I want to add the flow rite system to my house batteries. The literature says one system will support up to six batteries but the 6v kit only comes with enough caps for two batteries. It looks like you get four manifolds. Did you buy one kit for every two batteries?

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Yes, I had to buy 3 kits for 6 batteries.
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Ok I have a question, I want to add the flow rite system to my house batteries. The literature says one system will support up to six batteries but the 6v kit only comes with enough caps for two batteries. It looks like you get four manifolds. Did you buy one kit for every two batteries? Chris
Don't remember, but THINK I bought two kits for 4 batteries.
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Well shoot. After making up my mind to buy enough kits for my five 12V batteries, I went to check for room for installation and discovered all five Interstate gp. 31 MHD batteries are sealed-no way to check water level.
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Ray,IN......Just some info to extend your battery life. On a lot of Interstate 12 volt batteries, if you look closely at the labels on top of the battery, you'll see the outline of two recessed battery caps. Use a razor to slice the label and then pry the caps off. The ProFill won't work in these, but you can fill these "Maintenance Free" batteries and extend their life.
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Ray,IN......Just some info to extend your battery life. On a lot of Interstate 12 volt batteries, if you look closely at the labels on top of the battery, you'll see the outline of two recessed battery caps. Use a razor to slice the label and then pry the caps off. The ProFill won't work in these, but you can fill these "Maintenance Free" batteries and extend their life.
Don: did the new coach come with Trojan? And if so, do you know which pro-fill u ordered?
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