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Dual battery?

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by KILLERK5, Jan 13, 2001.

  1. KILLERK5

    KILLERK5 1/2 ton status

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    I just put a Confer roof rack on my truck last night. I plan on putting 5 85 watt Pro Comp lights on top. I already have two Piaa fog lights on the front. . I problably wont be running them all at the same time though. I just need to know if i'm going to need a dual battery setup. Also what is needed to do a dual setup?

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  2. OFFRDK5

    OFFRDK5 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    Try looking a few posts back...we just had a huge discussion on this....or try a search....

    Here is the post that was just up....
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  3. mudhog

    mudhog THEGAME Staff Member Super Moderator

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    you can do dual battery or a higher output alternator i have 4 100 watt spotlights and 3 pairs of driving lights and 1 pair foglights on mine with one battery. but i do need a new alternator mine is only a 60 amp i need a 140

    s.smith 77blazer lookin 4 mud
     
  4. BurbinOR

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    Single battery should be adequate IF you have a kicktail alternator. I've got a 140 amp Wrangler NW Products alternator. Ideal setup would be two batteries with a high output alternator, but the key is the alternator keeping up with the amp draw.

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