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Dual Battery Setups

Discussion in '3rd Gen Tundras (2014+)' started by Delmarva, Aug 24, 2016.

  1. Jun 21, 2018 at 9:48 AM
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    Lots of great feedback and options discussed here and the final decision is based on very individual needs and wants.
    I’m not ever planning to have a fridge and probably won’t run many auxiliary lights. What I want is to have enough juice for several full load pulls with the winch in a circumstance that the engine has died.
    For instance, stuck in a stream or creek.
    I still have not decided what the best route is and I’m not immune to financial restraints!
     
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  2. Jul 1, 2018 at 8:01 PM
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    This is where I am considering putting mine, have you had any issues? Are they vented at all?
     
  3. Jul 2, 2018 at 12:49 AM
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    Nope they are sealed and can out put anywhere even upside down.
     
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  4. Jul 2, 2018 at 3:25 AM
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    Not too expensive and is what i would consider for a second battery isolater setup. Unless the application was to supplement a car audio system.
    https://www.powerstream.com/battery-isolator.htm

    Ive never seen that particular isolater in action, but i do like the way it is 'supposed' to work.
    Id say its got a 70% vibe to it that it is 85% legit..? Err.. Yeah..
     
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  5. Jul 2, 2018 at 10:03 AM
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    I have that isolator and had it mounted under the hood. It seemed to flake out on me and I have since switched to a blue sea ACR. Talked with there tech support and it seemed to work when we did our test but it wasn't charging my second battery consistently. Will see if the blue sea does the same thing and I have a different issue.
     
  6. Apr 10, 2019 at 8:57 PM
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  7. Apr 10, 2019 at 9:04 PM
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    theres an overland tundra build on youtube im having trouble finding but they made a mount where the windshield wiper fluid goes. it was awesome though..made from sheet metal and served a washerfluid holder using the stock pump and then the batter sat ontop of it.
     
  8. Apr 10, 2019 at 9:12 PM
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    expedition overland? just after the 7 min mark they show it:
    https://youtu.be/n3LTElSyTR8?t=422
     
  9. Apr 10, 2019 at 9:16 PM
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    lol i love the internet ...yup thats the one i was thinking of..strong work
     
  10. Apr 11, 2019 at 4:53 PM
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  11. Apr 11, 2019 at 6:32 PM
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  12. May 7, 2019 at 7:56 PM
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    That pretty interesting. Good find.

    Have you looked into any particular alternators yet? Its something i also would love to do in the near future. Ive looked briefly at the common brands like mechman, and dc.. Ect, but a few didnt offer prices online. Just curious.
     
  13. May 7, 2019 at 8:57 PM
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    Rockin' the Genesis Dual Battery with Oddessy
     
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  14. May 8, 2019 at 5:17 PM
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    I sEnt these guys an email asking for more info or who did the fab work so i could look into buying parts
    I got an automated response that basically said there usually to busy to respond! And of course they didnt. I supported clay’s utube programs for a long time. After that response im just to busy to bother watching
    I will just fab my own,
     
  15. May 10, 2019 at 4:48 AM
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    I am planning on buying the same set up from genesis. How long have you had it what do you use it for? I have a 18000lbs winch in the garage that I plan on mounting and it requires al of juice. The winch might be over kill bit with a single line long pull I think it warranted.
     
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  16. May 10, 2019 at 4:53 AM
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  17. May 10, 2019 at 6:23 AM
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    Hey Adam,

    I've had it setup now for over a month.

    I run an ARB Elements fridge off of it daily almost since then. (its a pain to remove and put back in the bed, so I leave it until its in the way)
    I have a Warn 10s Winch that is also setup and some ditch lights, soon to also add a lightbar and rear aux lights.

    She goes in very tight but it will fit.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U493PwscIeg&t=73s

    Our little put together video
     
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  18. Dec 17, 2019 at 11:20 PM
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    Screenshot_20191218-001837_Chrome.jpg Check out SDHQ offroad 07' to current dual battery kit. They make tons of quality parts and have incredible customer support. The kit and relocation parts are amazing!
     
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  19. Dec 21, 2019 at 4:37 AM
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    Put my Genesis offroad kit in last night it was straight forward and the fit and finish is top notch running several pairs of @Baja Designs lights and winch and fridge are going in soon I'm confident I won't be lacking power or getting stranded.:yes:

    20191219_200641.jpg
     
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    +1 on this idea and get a 27F X2 battery and call it a day.
     
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    Finally got this done just need to wire it up.48898.jpg 48897.jpg 48896.jpg
     
  22. May 22, 2020 at 11:17 PM
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    Where does this mount?
     
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    This mounts where the windshield fluid and power steering fluid resovior are now. The aluminum tank holds the windshield fluid and the power steering fluid resovior mounts on the tab coming off the side.
     
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    This is where I got my idea from.
     
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    I run a small dual battery setup for now due to weight, only needs to power my refrigerator and water system, get 24 hrs out of it. Even if I would stay somewhere more than overnight running the truck for 15-20 minutes twice a day keeps it good. Also carry jump box. Eventually will run DC to DC Charger/MPPT and it’s wired for the upgrade, so just waiting on funds.C97C9571-7E5B-4248-B566-8661CE4BD0AB.jpg99BFEC99-A11E-42AA-B8F4-2BDB2D305F8C.jpg F143B3D9-34BD-4C8B-AA29-09BE0E200697.jpg
     
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    I’m going to tell you the biggest flaw of the genesis is it is too tight. The connections are too close to the metal of the truck and when I was off-road, it hit and shorted out. I had to take the whole thing out.
     
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