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Old 02-07-2011, 11:23 AM   #1
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Dual battery setup,

Does anyone know where to pick these up?

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Old 02-07-2011, 11:26 AM   #2
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Wrangler power products used to make a tray and some associated parts

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Old 02-07-2011, 11:28 AM   #3
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Best engineered kits are by Benchmark Designs:
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Old 02-07-2011, 11:32 AM   #4
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The benchmark stuff looks cheap to me....they use a regular old Ford starter solenoid.
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Ford starter solenoid?? I don't see this in their kit. You mean their Smart Isolator?
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Continous relay is different inside. I like their Stage 3 kit and would like to find where they source their smart isolator. Maybe COLE HERSEE?
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Old 02-07-2011, 12:32 PM   #8
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The benchmark stuff looks cheap to me....they use a regular old Ford starter solenoid.
Why would they replace the starter solenoid?
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Old 02-07-2011, 01:33 PM   #9
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Its not that, I was making a comment about what it looks like. Its a continuous duty solenoid rather than a burst solenoid. They use one so when you start the vehicle it hits both batteries instead of one. Ford did this back in the 60s in the dual battery trucks. Whenever I do a dual setup I don't use any of that stuff, its not needed. You don't need an isolator, solenoid, fuse, etc....think of a diesel truck, dual batteries with none of that stuff. There are reasons they do it that way, but I grew up around electronics with the theory of less is less....less crap inline less failures. If I was doing one I would source the tray and make everything else, but that's just me

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