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Old 01-13-2021, 01:59 PM   #1
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moving battery inside

Thinking about moving battery off of the tongue and into the front cabinet under the microwave on our 161. Understood I'd need an AGM or a lithium so there are no offgasses. Just wondered if any of you have done this or similar. I'd like to take the battery weight off the tongue a bit, but more importantly that would give me more room to have a place to keep our portable waste tank (empty of course) since the battery wouldnt' be in the way (the tank would fit great between the propane and the fuselage)
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Be sure not to diminish your tongue-weight to much, it will effect TT handling.
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Be sure not to diminish your tongue-weight to much, it will effect TT handling.
understood. But in reality I'm just planning on moving the battery back about 2 feet. It's more about making room for the waste water tank.

Thanks for the heads up though.
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If you do, make sure the floor is in good shape and possibly reinforce it with a piece of plywood larger than the bottom of the battery to spread the weight out. Don't skimp on wire size to the converter. I would leave the old wire in place to keep resale value and the possibility to go back to original open.
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