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Old 04-15-2019, 08:19 AM   #31
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Hoping to make some progress on the bus next week when we are on break. First step was getting the batteries for our solar setup.

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Old 04-15-2019, 11:34 AM   #32
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This is the wrap I am going to do to my
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Minus the rear of the mini.
I'm having a wrap made for the inside of the 24" door to the garage, it'll look like no door looking into the garage with the Ferarri parked in it.

erm- what are the specs on those batteries, cost?
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Old 04-15-2019, 12:25 PM   #33
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Are they L-16's?
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Old 04-15-2019, 12:41 PM   #34
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I'm having a wrap made for the inside of the 24" door to the garage, it'll look like no door looking into the garage with the Ferarri parked in it.

erm- what are the specs on those batteries, cost?
12v 215ah

https://www.batteriesplus.com/

Pretty decent price because they were in stock, so no extra shipping costs.
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Old 04-15-2019, 01:06 PM   #35
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Are they L-16's?
No, we decided to go with the 12v, not the 6v. They also have a 10% discount if you order online and pickup in the store. It just about covers the core cost since we didn't have any, obviously.
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Old 04-15-2019, 02:01 PM   #36
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12v 215ah

https://www.batteriesplus.com/

Pretty decent price because they were in stock, so no extra shipping costs.
Couldn't find anything there that matches 12v-215aH
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No wonder we couldn't find 215ah batteries, those are 228ah. I couldn't tell from your pic, looks like 2 large 12 cell batteries. Is it in fact 4 batteries?
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No wonder we couldn't find 215ah batteries, those are 228ah. I couldn't tell from your pic, looks like 2 large 12 cell batteries. Is it in fact 4 batteries?
Yes, 4 of the 12v 215 [228] ah batteries. The part number does list them as 215, but the sticker on them shows 228 @20a. So we should end up with 860-912ah for $1200 and a weight of 500 lbs. Also, fewer cables than 6v batteries as noted in the other thread.
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