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Old 06-14-2021, 03:02 AM   #1
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Adding or replacing compartment door

The new (to us) truck camper currently has the normal doors for every exterior compartment except one: the battery compartment. It has a plastic 'tub' insert with a sliding 'tray', and a sheet metal door over it.

All nicely done...but I'm looking at swapping out the generic 12 volt flooded lead-acid batteries for LiFePO4, and a couple things come to mind:

1) the compartment will no longer needs to be sealed from the inside / vented to the outside, and 2) pretty sure that without that 'tub' compartment there's probably room for at least one more lithium battery inside in that space. 200 aH of battery is way better than ~85-100, but 300 aH would be even mo betta

So... how would one go about getting a regular RV compartment door designed / made / fitted for an opening like that? I'm reasonably handy, with a decent assortment of hand and power tools, so I can probably handle the install myself (hopefully)


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Old 06-14-2021, 04:50 AM   #2
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If you go on Amazon and do a search for RV compartment door there is an assortment of sizes available.
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