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Old 01-30-2018, 07:53 PM   #15
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The View comes with 2 G24. The upgrade amounts to a 40% upgrade over the standard. Easy to install. As you now have two 6 VDC you need to attach one side to positive the other battery gets the ground the extra cable is attach to be the two remaining terminals
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Old 09-03-2018, 09:58 AM   #16
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Batteries

I swapped out my 12 volt for 6 volt interstate golf cart batteries and found them to be much better. They take longer to charge but are very slow to discharge.


My 150 watt solar keeps up well
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Has anyone thought about switching over to Lithium Ion batteries? https://battlebornbatteries.com/

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I did with a lithium inverter/battery charger (200AH) with 160W X 4 solar. Best decision ever. Hardly ever have to use the generator.
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Has anyone thought about switching over to Lithium Ion batteries? https://battlebornbatteries.com/

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I did this on my 2016 LTV Serenity. They were a direct drop in and are configured to be parallel since they are 12 volt batteries (2 required in my case). The factory supplied Magnum charger with remote control panel works perfectly for these batteries when set on the AGM #2 setting and the factory solar panel keeps them topped off when boondocking. They are half the weight of the wet cell golf cart batteries, and you can run these to the full capacity without risk of damaging the. Expected life is 10 years. I couldn't be happier with them at this point, but they are 6 months old. We were out over 3 months this year.
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Very interested in similar battery upgrade

I'd like to do something similar with my FR Sunseeker 2400R, i.e., a pair of lithium (LiPO) 12v batteries, and upgrade the PD Converter to lithium-compatible one. Did you add a SOC battery monitor? No solar now; not in my plans - Seems cheaper to run the genny every now and then, or drive to the next stop. Thanks.
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Yes. Plug and play.
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Disconnect batteries

I just picked up a 2018 Itasca Navion 24v, brought it home and parked it. After about 2 weeks I tried to get into it and everything was dead. Even the key FOB wouldn't work. I finally got it started, after charging everything up I parked it again and this time I plugged it in (110v). After a week I tried to start it and the chassis battery was dead. The batteries checked out okay and I understand there is a gradual drain. I have a few questions if anyone can help;

1. What is the best way to park these things for short times? Turn button by the door off?, Disconnect chassis battery by the accelerator pedal?

2. I understand plugging it in will charge the house batteries but why doesn't it charge the chassis battery too? Is there a fix for this? The dealership mentioned installing a battery Combiner Unit, Is this the best solution and where do I put it? (If they do it, it's $500, if I do it it's still over $100)

I appreciate any assistance, I had my last RV for 18 years (not nearly as high tech) never had problems like this, I need to get with the times.
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I just picked up a 2018 Itasca Navion 24v, brought it home and parked it. After about 2 weeks I tried to get into it and everything was dead. Even the key FOB wouldn't work. I finally got it started, after charging everything up I parked it again and this time I plugged it in (110v). After a week I tried to start it and the chassis battery was dead. The batteries checked out okay and I understand there is a gradual drain. I have a few questions if anyone can help;



1. What is the best way to park these things for short times? Turn button by the door off?, Disconnect chassis battery by the accelerator pedal?



2. I understand plugging it in will charge the house batteries but why doesn't it charge the chassis battery too? Is there a fix for this? The dealership mentioned installing a battery Combiner Unit, Is this the best solution and where do I put it? (If they do it, it's $500, if I do it it's still over $100)



I appreciate any assistance, I had my last RV for 18 years (not nearly as high tech) never had problems like this, I need to get with the times.


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Disconnect the ground at the accelerator pedal.
I store my 2018 Thor Citation in a storage lot. Several folks on this forum suggested doing this. Check the owners manual for proper procedure. I also connect it once a month and run it for about 30 minutes to keep the battery built up.
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