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Old 12-26-2010, 10:45 AM   #1
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Hi, new 63 overlander land yacht owner , are there two batteries on this thing?

I replaced the one in the rear compartment, but in 64, they changed to a univolt system,where is the other one located?

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Old 12-26-2010, 11:00 AM   #2
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The one battery in the rear is most likely the only one in the trailer. It is impossible to know what the PO (Previous Owner) may have done, but one battery was the norm for that era.

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Old 12-27-2010, 08:39 PM   #3
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Richard is right on. I also highly doubt there is a second battery unless somebody fabricated a place for it. Hopefully you replaced it with a deep cycle.
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Old 12-27-2010, 08:52 PM   #4
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my '63 is an early build from has a single battery behind a door on the street side underneath the kitchen cabinet!
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Old 12-27-2010, 09:25 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by HiHoAgRV View Post
my '63 is an early build from has a single battery behind a door on the street side underneath the kitchen cabinet!

Ditto here on our 63 22' safari
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Old 12-27-2010, 11:03 PM   #6
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Mine's Ohio built, but also has a single battery under the SS galley cabinet, with an outside draw-bridge style access door.
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Old 12-29-2010, 04:18 PM   #7
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My 66 has a rear battery, and a side battery. The door has a vent and is factory.
I did remove the tray and cables though as I don't need two.

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