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Old 03-07-2009, 09:09 AM   #1
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New Batteries

This winter I disposed of my old batteries and the cross over wires that went with them. What batteries would you recommend, and wher can I purchase the cross over wires. I think one was black and one was red, and I can't recall but I presume that the black was connected to the negatives and the red to the possitives. There was one or 2 other wires that remain attached tothe trailer and I will have to figure out if they are connected to the possitive or negative connectors. Sorry for being so uninformed.

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Old 03-07-2009, 09:19 AM   #2
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Here are a couple of shots of the battery box on our 2005 25FB. It's probably the same set up as yours. The red wires are to the + terminals

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Old 03-09-2009, 12:18 AM   #3
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Hi All,
I prefer for AGM batteries. My Caravel is going on 6 years life; group 31. The Excella is over 3; they all still load test great!! Well worth the initial cost. You MUST use a modern solid state charger designed for this battery type. You can see a lot of posts on this subject by LEWSTER and others some years ago.
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I also use AGM batteries. They are durable and they last longer compared to any batteries out there.
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