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Old 02-22-2018, 01:05 PM   #1
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Vibe 2018 313bhs battery disconnect install DIY

Anyone done one yet? I've looked st the Batt wires and they'd seem to split to different parts of trailer. Question is can one dual switch work or will I need a disconnect on each line separate? Click image for larger version

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Old 02-22-2018, 01:13 PM   #2
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Move everything from the battery to the switch and then add a new cable between the switch and the battery.
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I get that I re-did my whole boat batteries and moved them, sorry I should asked the question better, my fault! But the question is do these two batteries feed different items in the trailer? One to the converter, one to another destination? Or is just in parallel feeding the fuse panel? To much spray foam and covering to follow.
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In parallel feeding the fuse panel.

Some people will put in a battery selector switch so that they can use 1 battery first and then the other.
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Old 02-22-2018, 02:22 PM   #5
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Vibe 2018 313bhs battery disconnect install DIY

One in pic is one like my boat, I can use one or the other or both, volts stay same but amps increase in parallel and both on. Thanks for the input!
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Old 02-23-2018, 06:05 AM   #6
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I have same trailer. I bought 2... 4 post bussbar to attach everything to. Wire batteries in parallel then wire to battery disconnect then to busbar. This way all of my connection are not at the battery and makes it easier to remove battery. First 2 pics are the mess, when it gets warmer out im redoing everything.Click image for larger version

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One in pic is one like my boat, I can use one or the other or both, volts stay same but amps increase in parallel and both on. Thanks for the input!
Be sure your trailer doesn't have 2 six volt batteries in series.
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Be sure your trailer doesn't have 2 six volt batteries in series.
..and don't mistakenly wire (2) 12V batteries in series.
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They don't come with six volt batts.
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According to the sticker on the side of my trailer, the converter needs both batteries wired in parallel to run. So I'll just put a single bank shutoff.
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