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Old 05-05-2016, 02:52 PM   #29
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Hello and thanks for your post. I just purchased a 2014 AS and live in Denver as well. I was wondering if you had to modify your battery box to fit the 6V Lifelines. I got the measurements of my current batteries and they are 10.75L x 6.75W x 9.4H. Looks like the Lifelines are slightly larger but I think 10.25 height should still fit.

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Go with both Solar ( AMSolar.com ) and a Honda 2000 just to keep the batteries topped up.
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Well, I've decided to stick with a generator for the time being. I'm taking my EU2000 to get serviced next week and I'm bringing it with me to the trailer. Thanks everyone for your comments!
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Hello and thanks for your post. I just purchased a 2014 AS and live in Denver as well. I was wondering if you had to modify your battery box to fit the 6V Lifelines. I got the measurements of my current batteries and they are 10.75L x 6.75W x 9.4H. Looks like the Lifelines are slightly larger but I think 10.25 height should still fit.

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Dave - If you are referring to my response above... Yes, we did modify our battery box to fit the 6V Lifeline batteries. My dad helped us build a three-inch tall frame out of aluminum c-channel, which we affixed on the top of the box and then re-attached the lid. The 6V batteries would not fit without this modification for our 25FB. We could not have done it on our own but if you are handy, it probably would not be too difficult.
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Dave - If you are referring to my response above... Yes, we did modify our battery box to fit the 6V Lifeline batteries. My dad helped us build a three-inch tall frame out of aluminum c-channel, which we affixed on the top of the box and then re-attached the lid. The 6V batteries would not fit without this modification for our 25FB. We could not have done it on our own but if you are handy, it probably would not be too difficult.
Thanks Sporks, I was referring to you. I was about to pull the trigger on 2 Lifeline group 27's 100AH which would fit sideways according to Lew to avoid modifying the box, but after more consideration, decided that I will go with the 6V Lifelines as well. Hard not to when you can get 220AH for about the same price as I am sure everyone who has done the upgrade also concluded. I have the factory solar which I will keep for now to keep them charged up and I have the new Champion dual fuel 3100 inverter/generator to run the A/C or charge batteries as needed. I may get a portable solar panel so I can park in the shade and still charge batteries in the future and get a new converter....Oh it adds up quick! Thanks for all your help, this forum has been a wealth knowledge! Special shout out to Lew for all his help as well!
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