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Old 07-12-2016, 11:34 AM   #21
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Sometimes I've been able to restart the toad, sometimes not.

I've driven nearly two days without starting the toad and with no battery feed from the coach.

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Old 07-12-2016, 03:27 PM   #22
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Thank you.

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Old 07-12-2016, 07:24 PM   #23
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Unless you are drawing power from the MH I would suggest 60 to 100 bucks for the 12v battery pack. I used for about a 6 hour drive for brake and lights and used less than 1/4 of the charge.

I'm sure vehicles vary on how long they supply 12v power. I got the low battery warning maybe 1.5 hours after I left so assume truck 12v doesn't stay on more than hour.

I towed in mostly flat areas with minor hills....brake is definetly not necessary...worked just fine with extra engine braking.
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Old 07-13-2016, 03:23 AM   #24
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I went with a used Alpha bar and new Blue Ox Autostop for the Jeep. Since I have a Heavy duty bumper on Jeep I was able to add brackets directly to it and at $70, was a steal. Added a Drawtite wiring kit $53 that uses existing tail lights, but coach battery. All in I'm about $700. I put a disconnect on my Jeep battery because I must leave the key in the "acc" position so the steering wheel won't lock. Towed about 5k miles this last trip through the Rockies without a problem.

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