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Old 03-18-2012, 02:37 PM   #81
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I will probably do the same, and for this summer I will go with one deep cycle battery and hope it will run the furnace in the mountains over night until I can recharge during the day.
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Old 03-25-2012, 05:14 AM   #82
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If it has room for one battery in front of the propane tank then you should be able to modify the metal holder to hold two batteries in the same spot. There is also alot of room inside the bicycle door on the 12-inch shelf. Of course you would have to have a vented case. Another idea i had was cut me a door inside the 12-inch shelf and maybe mount the sealed battery case inside that accessible from inside the storage area near the floor. I dont think there is anything inside the 12-inch shelf. The 2010 model uses that to store to the sewer hose I believe. I want to mount two T105s in the trailer and two more T105's in the back of truck bed and cable them together with HD 4AWG 2-cond cable assy when camping off the power grid. I have Ham Radio needs for lots of battery power in both the trailer and the truck. That would solve both worlds splitting up the battery bank. I would have a total of 450AH battery capacity doing this and still not put too much weight on the trailer tongue.
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Old 03-26-2012, 08:22 PM   #83
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If it has room for one battery in front of the propane tank then you should be able to modify the metal holder to hold two batteries in the same spot. There is also alot of room inside the bicycle door on the 12-inch shelf. Of course you would have to have a vented case. Another idea i had was cut me a door inside the 12-inch shelf and maybe mount the sealed battery case inside that accessible from inside the storage area near the floor. I dont think there is anything inside the 12-inch shelf. The 2010 model uses that to store to the sewer hose I believe. I want to mount two T105s in the trailer and two more T105's in the back of truck bed and cable them together with HD 4AWG 2-cond cable assy when camping off the power grid. I have Ham Radio needs for lots of battery power in both the trailer and the truck. That would solve both worlds splitting up the battery bank. I would have a total of 450AH battery capacity doing this and still not put too much weight on the trailer tongue.
It is a really tight fit to get 2 batteries on there without serious modifications. I am just going to carry a spare battery in the TV for now and change it out if needed. I have a generator to charge when I am boondocking.
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Old 03-29-2012, 12:41 AM   #84
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What are you proud X213 owners using for tow vehicles?
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Old 03-29-2012, 10:40 PM   #85
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What are you proud X213 owners using for tow vehicles?
I have a 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 quad cab Laramie 4x4 with the tow package. It has the get up and go to pull our new TT around. My TT is 2800 lbs below my rated tow capacity which is more than enough to bring passengers and extra camping gear.
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Old 04-03-2012, 10:03 AM   #86
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I have a 1999 Ford Expedition 5.4L 3.73 with the tow package. We just picked up our new to us 2010 X213 (barely used) last week. This is our first TT.
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Congrats on the X213! I hope to have mine by weeks end if all goes well.
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Old 04-03-2012, 08:09 PM   #88
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Picked up my 2010 Jayco from the dealer today, it was in for some "goodwill" warranty work. I am SUPER pleased with Jayco. When we bought the unit, since we were the second owners, the warranty did not transfer. I called Jayco about the slideout motor struggling to get the slideout out completely. They told me to bring it in to the dealer and they would take care of it. I picked it up today (2 weeks later) and they put a brand new motor in which is faster and stronger than they last one. They also replaced our kitchen faucet which was suffering from chipped/flaking paint. We are now ready for this up-coming camping season. Thank you Jayco!
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Old 04-19-2012, 09:29 PM   #90
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here is a picture of how i aded my seconed battery on my 213
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