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  1. 175mm Height Leisure Battery

    Electrical
    I am looking for a 175mm high leisure battery for under the drivers (swivel) of my T5. I'll be buying two as I'm going to fit one under the passenger seat whilst I'm at it. So far I have found this one: https://advancedbatterysupplies.co.uk/product/abs-lp100/ But I am not sure as to the...
  2. Solar charging and split charger question.

    Electrical
    Hi I am new here. I have recently been doing a van conversions and fitted a leisure battery (140ah). I also fitted a durite 140amp split charger. Everything working fine. My issue or question has come after I have fitted my solar panels renogy 2x 100watt panel and victorn mppt solar controller...
  3. Charging leisure batteries T5 California...

    Electrical
    I have another question...maybe strange but all is about learning stuff...and I'm not technical... I could run the Bleu smart charger 12V/15 from my 12v lighter in the front of the VW with an adapter….THEN have the Bleu smart charger 12V/15 charge the leisure batteries through the 12V lighter...
  4. Sportcraft Swivel, 2nd Leisure Battery - best way forward

    Electrical
    I currently have both captains seats on swivels (Sportscraft), and I thought why not add a leisure battery under the drivers. Turns out I have the swivel with the nut on the bottom rather than the top, so I think I will have clearance issues with trying to put a leisure battery there. I...
  5. Conflicting information on T6 leisure battery installation

    T6 General Chat
    Hello, I'm looking to buy myself a T6 sometime soon so doing lots of research on everything camper related and I've found some mixed information on leisure battery split charging installation. I've found quite a few people on threads across various forums and sites stating that the...
  6. Do I need DC - DC charger for AGM leisure battery?

    Electrical
    2002 2.5 TDI ACV Hi all, anyone any experience of this please? I've been putting off the instillation of the whole leisure system as I've not been able to find an answer to this question hoping that you good folks can help please? I've a 110 A/H AGM battery that'll be fed via a fused feed...
  7. leisure battery confusion

    Electrical
    Hi. Feeling a bit ignorant and wondering if anyone can help please? I'm trying to install my new leisure battery on a split charge system - see pic. It seems to have only two terminals, whereas the old one had three. The brown wire was attached to the third terminal. What is this wire and where...
  8. Using a prelaid Power cable for leisure battery

    Electrical
    Hello. First time poster here so be kind. Does anyone know if you can use a 4gauge tinned ofc power wire as the main power lead going from your starter battery to your leisure battery via a split charger? I have a 2005 VW T5 LWB and it already has one installed and run through the van to power...
  9. Show us your Leisure battery set up

    Electrical
    Hey guys, I'm looking at leisure batteries. There's heaps of options and ways of fitting them so I feel a little swamped. Lets see your Battery set up, where have you placed it, what would you have done different, if you vented and how you vented? See if someone out there can inspire me to...
  10. Driving reverse camera input when main power not applied?

    Electrical
    Hi all, apologies if this has been covered before - I couldn't find it anywhere on here. I'm planning to run a double-DIN head unit solely from a leisure battery, and naturally would like the reversing camera to come on when I engage reverse. In the (admittedly rare) situation where I might...
  11. leisure battery

    Part Suppliers
    Hi everyone, I have a T4 campervan with the leisure battery located underneath the driver's seat. The battery is 21 y.o. and needs replacing but I cannot find a leisure battery that has a low enough profile to fit. The current one is c. 130cm in height and is a snug fit. If anyone had any...
  12. Leoch Powabloc GTP 12150 Gel Deep Cycle Battery under T5 seat

    Electrical
    Over the winter I have killed another Leisure battery as my Solar panel died and I didnt realise the VSR fuse had blown aswell. While I sort out new solar panels for the van I also want to upgrade the charger and look to be going for the Ablemail ABMC 1230 DC-DC on Upspex recommendation. I...
  13. CTEK unit conditioning

    Electrical
    Just got a complete professional leisure rewire done to my 2010 T5. I see the CTEK charging unit has a "conditioning" mode and just want to check that I can connect to mains via the hookup and leave it running overnight on the conditioning mode, or is there a specific time this needs to run...
  14. disconnect leisure battery?

    Electrical
    Hello, I'm hoping one of you lovely helpful folk can advise me. I think my leisure battery has boiled over. There was a nasty smell, described by members of my family like "eggs" and "burning", coming from inside the van, pretty sure from the leisure battery, which is inside the front seat...
  15. Split charge dual battery??

    Electrical
    Hey :) Anyone know if I can use a 12V 140amp Durite 0-727-33 voltage sensitive/intelligent Split Charge Relay to power/charge x2 batteries at the same time by connecting them both to the VSR? I have a 110ah leisure bat and also a 30ah bat from a golf cart that I want to use to power my 12v TV...
  16. Leisure battery T5 - drivers seat

    Electrical
    Hi guys and gals We currently have a leisure battery neatly installed under the driver's seat. This is currently running at 100ah and would be looking to upgrade, mainly because the charge doesn't hold for long so I suspect it has been discharged fully a few times. In terms of practicability...
  17. Split Charge Specialist - Midlands area

    Electrical
    Hi all, I am looking for somebody who can look at my split charge system and maybe upgrade it. I have had issues for a while with it not keeping my fridge running consistently, I have a solar panel and controller fitted too. I am a complete novice and would prefer to pay some money to someone...
  18. 240v Plugs from leisure battery

    New T5 Members Forum
    Hi there, I've scoured the previous threads on a similar subject but cannot find an answer. I have recently had a part conversion and had a leisure battery installed with a split charger and 240v hook up. I have a USB and internal lights running from the leisure battery. There are also x2 3...
  19. Leisure Battery Wiring

    Electrical
    Hello All. I'm about to start wiring in a very basic Leisure battery set up with the battery under the drivers seat and fuse box and other items under the single passenger seat. I'm a bit confused about the use of a BusBar and where i should locate it.. any recommendations ?? I'm initially...
  20. Solar charging and 2 leisure batteries

    General T5 Technical
    Hi all, I'm in the process of replacing the dead leisure battery on my T5 camper. I've got a 250W solar panel on the roof, so am going for AGM batteries this time around. I decided to get an extra battery, so I would have 2 leisure batteries to double my capacity for off grid camping...
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