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  1. DIY Modifications & Accessories
    I've always been a tinkerer and looking for a boost gauge solution and I heard of Arduino a while ago so I looked it up. Amazed how cheap this stuff is and info readily available for just about anything. I've been fine tuning a boost gauge and dual battery setup on a small 1.3oled which will fit...
  2. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    Hi guys. I’ve recently inherited my late grandfathers 1989 Ford Maverick 4.2l unleaded SWB. I’ve installed all the wiring for a dual battery setup, however the tray I ordered is far too small for a decent sized battery. Has anyone had an experience modifying a tray to rotate the battery 90...
  3. Auto Electrical
    Hi there Thinking of putting in a budget dual battery setup as the kids are eating my money! I know Kings have these and they seem pretty easy to install? Some places are quoting $750 to setup. https://www.4wdsupacentre.com.au/adventure-kings-dual-battery-system.html Once I source a battery...
  4. Auto Electrical
    Hey guys, I do a lot of travelling for work and want to bring the fridge along with me. Only problem is that I use a company car and cant install a fixed setup. I was thinking is it safe to connect a second battery into the cigarette lighter? I understand that its only supplied by small...
  5. Auto Electrical
    Hello i have purchased a GU patrol recently and am wanting abit of help with finding out if its 12v or 24v before getting all new accessories for it. The engine bay has 2 batteries. East and west of the engine. Both are connected together by the positive terminals, which then go to where needed...
  6. Auto Electrical
    Gents Im putting in a dual battery system in my 2013 GU . looking for the nicest place to mount solenoid is quite the cunundrem . mounting solenoid closest to main battery their isn't much room and should it be mounted as close to main as possible ? im looking at putting in the intervolt DCDC...
  7. Auto Electrical
    Hello, Thinking about putting in a third battery in the back somewhere. Currently have a AGM 33ah under the hood which I could upgrade to a 50ah that's the same size. Space is a bit tight around a 4.8 on gas, abs and a few other bits.. The question is does it matter what sort/size the third...
  8. Auto Electrical
    Hi All, Found these today while searching for components for my dual battery setup. Seems like good value so I ordered one. :bananaro: Dual Battery Isolator VSR ABR Sidewinder DBI120 2013 Stock Clearance | eBay Cheers, Barndillo
  9. Auto Electrical
    Hey guys this is my first post ever on a forum so please forgive me if I step over the line in some respects. My wife says I am fairly socially inept and I have to admit, she is right :-) So I will do my best here. Anyway I have read a great few threads and articles on line and in magazines...
  10. Nissan Patrol GU/GR Y61
    Hi All, I'm just in the process of upgrading the old girl at Opposite Lock. Among the many things I'm getting installed is a dual battery system to run my National Luna 74 litre fridge/freezer. I wanted an 100 amp AGM battery but the O/L guys are saying that they suffer from overheating...
  11. Auto Electrical
    Hey guys I need a bit of help regarding what system I should get and where to start I have an 05 gu cab chassy and at the moment have no system installed I want to be able to run a winch off the 2nd battery as well as spotties and a fridge Just need some advice on what to get as I do know where...
  12. Nissan Patrol GU/GR Y61
    I have a TB45 powered Ti with ABS, so the dramas of installing dual batteries is well documented with the current airbox. What I am thinking of doing is removing the factory airbox and installing the ZD30 airbox, and bolt my TB45 MAF where the ZD30 MAF was. I am hoping that these are the same...
  13. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    hi all, wanna put my aux battery back in my engine bay, i currently run a 60 series landcruiser airbox, its kind of big, here are my options: Mount the battery in the piranah tray like it should be in the standard spot, and put airbox in far corner, but i will have to move my fuel filter. can...
  14. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    Hi all. iv got a problem. im running a ibs dual battery system which seems to work ok. And a new main battery and a fairly new second battery. they hold charge fine n all works well. but when i turn my keys to let the glow plugs heat up i can watch my battery display and my main goes down to...
  15. Auto Electrical
    Hi Wondering if anyone can help me out. I want to run my Bushranger compressor from the back of my Patrol, rather than open the bonnet each time. Its max draw is 40 amps. I have a 50 amp dual core cable, fused and connected to my second battery. I think each cable is about a 6mm. Run the...
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