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Forum: Electrical | Charging, Solar and Electronics 05-17-2022, 07:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 394
Posted By Lefler39
I appreciate your knowledge and recommendations

I appreciate your knowledge and recommendations
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Solar and Electronics 05-16-2022, 10:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 394
Posted By Lefler39
It appears from your comment I need add a 120V...

It appears from your comment I need add a 120V Inverter/Charger and an isolated DC-DC charger to the alternator. I am going to contact my LITHIUM batteries company to see their recommendation for...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Solar and Electronics 05-16-2022, 05:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 394
Posted By Lefler39
The Mercedes Sprinter Alternator- According to...

The Mercedes Sprinter Alternator- According to the Mercedes dealer (and tech at that dealer), the Sprinter alternator puts out only 14.0 volts. Thatís a problem if accurate, because it is too low for...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Solar and Electronics 05-16-2022, 08:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 394
Posted By Lefler39
Thank you. Our Navion by Winnebago has a ZAMP...

Thank you. Our Navion by Winnebago has a ZAMP Solar Controller has a button " Battery Type" and I have set it to LITHIUM
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Solar and Electronics 05-09-2022, 01:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 394
Posted By Lefler39
Excellent comment! Wire length plays an...

Excellent comment!

Wire length plays an important part in maintaining voltage.

Tight quarters required less length in all wires. All wires for this transformation were reduced as a % in length...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Solar and Electronics 05-09-2022, 08:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 394
Posted By Lefler39
Here is the LOAD calculations 1 gauge cable:...

Here is the LOAD calculations

1 gauge cable: Single-core 1 gauge wire is rated at 180 amps, and this drops to 55 amps if there are 43 cores or more.

2 gauge cable: Single-core 2 gauge wire is...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Solar and Electronics 05-09-2022, 08:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 394
Posted By Lefler39
You are correct. NAPA built the cables with 2...

You are correct. NAPA built the cables with 2 AWG.
The POSITIVE Battery multiple post is a short distance to the POSITIVE terminal.

BATTERIES
LITHIUM replace NAPA 12V !00 AMP LEAD ACID....
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Solar and Electronics 05-09-2022, 07:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 394
Posted By Lefler39
David, I glad you wrote that comment

David,

I glad you wrote that comment
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Solar and Electronics 05-08-2022, 02:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 394
Posted By Lefler39
Battery Wiring Upgrade

I have two (GROUP 31) LITHIUM 12V 100 AMP batteries placed into the NAVION step location

I found on Amazon 4 posts battery connector (RED/Black) positive negative terminal block. I wanted to...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 04-24-2022, 10:07 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 38,213
Posted By Lefler39
Navion/View

I wanted to share my recent modification to my 2018 Navion 24V after a Winter storage.

Two years ago, I replaced the SACHS OEM rear shocks with KONI and added SUMO SPRINGS bumper stops to the...
Forum: Winnebago Class C Motorhomes 04-11-2022, 08:35 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,584
Posted By Lefler39
FOLLOW UP Probably a good idea to vent a side...

FOLLOW UP
Probably a good idea to vent a side opening.

I have installed a Thermometer to monitor my insulated battery compartment. I left an opening in the stairwell frame to allow ventilation....
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Solar and Electronics 03-28-2022, 08:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Posted By Lefler39
It appears to me, You are asking and referring to...

It appears to me, You are asking and referring to the Battery Type selection switch on your ZAMP 30A controller
Provide a wide range of Battery type setting for each battery: Gel, AGM, Conventional...
Forum: Winnebago Class C Motorhomes 11-10-2021, 05:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 880
Posted By Lefler39
Navion Spare Tire removal and new tire

I had to replace one front tire due to alignment issue.
RV require a special wheel alignment (Commercial) operation to perform a wheel alignment

I thought I would share my experience. The Spare...
Forum: Winnebago Class C Motorhomes 10-04-2021, 10:24 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,584
Posted By Lefler39
Thank you for this comment David M may be...

Thank you for this comment

David M may be correct in his interpretation and added cost of electrical calculation design for improving this factory 25' RV setup. It appears his intent is to share...
Forum: Winnebago Class C Motorhomes 10-03-2021, 11:07 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,584
Posted By Lefler39
Thank you for your comment, concern and analysis....

Thank you for your comment, concern and analysis.

Zamp (PWM) Charge Controller and Roof top 3 port (Panel) connections

Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) technology that provides higher charging...
Forum: Winnebago Class C Motorhomes 10-03-2021, 08:45 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,584
Posted By Lefler39
Thank you for this comment: We added another...

Thank you for this comment:

We added another additional 175 WATT solar Panel. Our setup is (2) Lithium 100 AH with a total of 375 WATTS of Solar. Winnebago factory ZAMP controller has a...
Forum: Winnebago Class C Motorhomes 07-15-2020, 06:59 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,584
Posted By Lefler39
My 2018 Navion AH Lithium Solution

To all,
I have a Winnebago Navion 24V with the factory installed ZAMP 200 Watts of solar.

I have completed my research and have concluded to removed my 2017 - 75 AH (which are 32.5 AH @ 50%...
Forum: Towing, Hitching and Vehicles 07-15-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 834
Posted By Lefler39
I have a 2018 Navion 24V. I researched the...

I have a 2018 Navion 24V. I researched the towable vehicle situation. The weight limit is 5000 Lbs. on the hitch. I found no small truck who is under the 4000 Lbs. GVW
From my research: Cars with...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Solar and Electronics 04-16-2020, 10:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,117
Posted By Lefler39
My 2 cents as a 2018 Winnebago Navion owner ...

My 2 cents as a 2018 Winnebago Navion owner

I have the orginal group 24 (2) NAPA 8240N lead acid 75 AH batteries installed by Winnebago. Battery compartment is in my cabin step. Circuits are 30...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Solar and Electronics 04-12-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,040
Posted By Lefler39
Okay It appears to me, your question has merit...

Okay
It appears to me, your question has merit however Mercedes gave their alternator Off Grid capabilities for its van use in the construction industry including an AGM battery under the driver...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Solar and Electronics 04-12-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,040
Posted By Lefler39
https://www.zampsolar.com/30amp Winnebago...

https://www.zampsolar.com/30amp

Winnebago factory installed ZAMP 30 AMP Solar controller is compatable with Lithium, AGM and lead Acid:dance:
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Solar and Electronics 04-09-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,737
Posted By Lefler39
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ci9w5kqhz-I ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ci9w5kqhz-I

Upgrade the charge controller
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Solar and Electronics 04-09-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,737
Posted By Lefler39
I hope this solution helps you. AGM versus...

I hope this solution helps you.
AGM versus Lithium descision. An AGM can only go to 1/2 capacity which is 11.5 V or 50AH before it shuts down. AGM can last <4 years before you purchase a new one fro...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 04-09-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,932
Posted By Lefler39
Watch On the road with Ron youtube for oil change...

Watch On the road with Ron youtube for oil change to View 2015
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yQEi0rFqioM
20,000 is the oil change Schedule A per Mercedes manuel
Forum: Welcome Mat 01-17-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By Lefler39
Cabin Battery Disconnect Switch

Thank you
I read the Manuel. I found the section on the Inverter and I found that Salesman Switch. The RV is in storage and learned the Inverter does draw voltage even though that switch is in the...
Forum: Welcome Mat 01-17-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By Lefler39
Anyone, I am trying to find the location of...

Anyone,

I am trying to find the location of my 2018 Navion Cabin Batteyr 12 volt disconnect fuse. There should be one between battery bank and to the cabin.I read it has a re-set button.
The lead...
Forum: Welcome Mat 01-17-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By Lefler39
A Navion Owner

Hello,

We have a 2018 Winnebago Navion 24V. I enjoy reading the questions and resolution to RV living. Periodically we will review the threads and seek solutions to whatever issues arise while we...
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