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Forum: 4x4 01-13-2022, 11:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,132
Posted By Flux
Excellent and thank you!

Excellent and thank you!
Forum: 4x4 01-12-2022, 11:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,132
Posted By Flux
Yes. Been very good to me thus far, which is why...

Yes. Been very good to me thus far, which is why I am sweating making it groan in 4x4 being a dummy
Forum: 4x4 01-12-2022, 07:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,132
Posted By Flux
No lockers. Just the standard stuff from Agile...

No lockers. Just the standard stuff from Agile which is mostly F250 parts. I forget which transfer case they used. But the front diff was rebuilt before install for 3.73 which I chose for highway...
Forum: 4x4 01-12-2022, 12:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,132
Posted By Flux
Thanks for that. Kind of what I figured. ...

Thanks for that. Kind of what I figured. Certainly not a healthy thing to do and not my finest moment.
Forum: 4x4 01-12-2022, 11:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,132
Posted By Flux
Did I hammer my front Diff?? 4x4 on pavement

So we had a bunch of snow and the roads are never that clear in my neighborhood so I had the van in 4x4 and left it on overnight. Without thinking, a day later I jumped in and ran an errand. I did...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 10-25-2021, 06:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 815
Posted By Flux
Good place to start is check the actual voltage...

Good place to start is check the actual voltage on the house battery.



Are your 110 outlets powered by an inverter? Or from the shore power? Most likely a breaker or a GFI has popped if they...
Forum: General Sportsmobile 09-27-2021, 01:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,117
Posted By Flux
If you have not done so, you might consider...

If you have not done so, you might consider getting a RIP kit from Agile Offroad. It can certainly include their custom tuned shocks. A lot of folks have had very good results with their Quigley...
Forum: 4x4 09-27-2021, 01:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,280
Posted By Flux
I stop at every gas station V10 with...

I stop at every gas station


V10 with 3.73, 5 star tune, Agile TTB 4x4, 33" tires. Van weighs about 9000lbs fully loaded.


About 12mpg highway. Western states so I usually drive 70-75 mph....
Forum: Projects, Modifications and Known Issues 09-22-2021, 12:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,999
Posted By Flux
On my EB, there is a very substantial cross brace...

On my EB, there is a very substantial cross brace in front of where the tire mount was.



I will echo the sentiment that you should have a rear hitch in place if you remove the tire carrier.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 09-21-2021, 05:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,917
Posted By Flux
My 4D lifeline finally died. I replaced it with...

My 4D lifeline finally died. I replaced it with an inexpensive marine AGM, a duracell group 31M I believe with half the capacity. Goal is to keep this one as a backup starting and house load...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 09-21-2021, 02:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,917
Posted By Flux
Greg knows his stuff!! No doubt about it. ...

Greg knows his stuff!! No doubt about it.


I will caution folks that Li is not necessarily a direct swap into your electrical system. They don't like alternators, below freezing temps, and have...
Forum: Projects, Modifications and Known Issues 09-21-2021, 02:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 388
Posted By Flux
I think that is a Yakima Rack. They did a setup...

I think that is a Yakima Rack. They did a setup that worked on the VW vans as well, tapping into the side of the fiberglass.
Forum: General Sportsmobile 08-31-2021, 02:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 414
Posted By Flux
So that pin is a pretty non standard piece of...

So that pin is a pretty non standard piece of hardware. It is a same size thread shoulder bolt. The total length of the bolt below the head is ~3.25" and the length of the actual hinge is ~2.75". ...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 08-30-2021, 10:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,622
Posted By Flux
These 100 AH cylindrical cells caught my eye: ...

These 100 AH cylindrical cells caught my eye:


https://www.alibaba.com/product-detail/F603200C-100Ah-3-2V-LiFePO4-Battery_1600101742197.html


Another seller:

...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 08-30-2021, 10:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,622
Posted By Flux
Thanks for everyone chiming in and sharing their...

Thanks for everyone chiming in and sharing their knowledge on this.


To 225's point. Yes, I highly suggest making sure all your chargers etc are in line with the BMS. Redundancy is key!


I...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 08-29-2021, 12:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,622
Posted By Flux
When I get my LI mounted, this is the charger I...

When I get my LI mounted, this is the charger I will be using to charge it from the alternator. My LI will be completely separated from the AGM's and the alternator. I will also be isolating my...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 08-29-2021, 12:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,622
Posted By Flux
AGM and LI are pretty different. I am not sure...

AGM and LI are pretty different. I am not sure if AGM sufferes a voltage sag during heavy discharge. I don't think that is the case with LI. They have very different SOC profiles. LI is very flat...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 08-29-2021, 12:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,622
Posted By Flux
Would like to see your setup when you install it....

Would like to see your setup when you install it. My DALY BMS is working pretty great. I know some had trouble with them. Mine seems just fine and the Bluetooth range is excellent. I guess if you...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 08-29-2021, 01:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,622
Posted By Flux
So the whole unit weights about 30 lbs and...

So the whole unit weights about 30 lbs and 13x9x8. I used it on a road trip with no charging and it ran my dometic fridge for 5 days straight in hot weather and still had 18AH left.



If...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 08-29-2021, 01:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,622
Posted By Flux
Here's a pic of the business end. You see a nice...

Here's a pic of the business end. You see a nice AGM fuse and block, the BMS, and a battery monitor with shunt. This battery monitor is a little goofy, but it gets the job done. I think it is off...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 08-29-2021, 12:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,622
Posted By Flux
Enough text, here are some pics: A shot...

Enough text, here are some pics:


A shot of the battery in it's plywood case. You can see the individual cells. I was topping it off a bit here with the bench supply


...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 08-29-2021, 12:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,622
Posted By Flux
DIY 12V Prismatic Lithium Battery

Hey Folks,


Meant to post this a while back but......life is busy. So my dead 4D battery prompted me to take a look at lithium batteries. I ended up running into this site and went down the...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 08-27-2021, 06:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 930
Posted By Flux
Another thing......LOL...... I spent a...

Another thing......LOL......


I spent a lot of time reading up on diysolarforum.com as I was building my DIY lithium battery pack. Lithium is awesome and has come way down in price. For...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 08-25-2021, 05:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 930
Posted By Flux
You did no harm to your Li Battery. Inside they...

You did no harm to your Li Battery. Inside they all have a BMS which protects the battery from overcharging and overdischarging. You may have actually bottomed your battery and tripped the BMS on...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 08-18-2021, 12:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,023
Posted By Flux
I did a down and dirty the other day. Those...

I did a down and dirty the other day. Those little plunger buttons on the doors are what activates the lights. I removed and clipped the one on my barn doors. That way I have at least one exit...
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