1.9DG distributor query

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Jonni
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1.9DG distributor query

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The distributor on my van (an '86 1.9DG) says on the label that it is 45amp. Does this mean that it won't be very efficient for charging up two batteries using a split charger?

Another thing, while I have your attention, I noticed on Wiki, under 'leisure batteries that fit' a number of batteries that are not deep cycle leisure batteries. At risk of going over well trodden ground, I'm thinking of buyng one of these as an auxillary battery purely because it will fit under the passenger seat. Would I be wasting my money on a non-leisure battery?

Tired and confused

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1986 1.9 DG Autosleeper

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Re: 1.9DG distributor query

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Jonni wrote:The distributor on my van (an '86 1.9DG) says on the label that it is 45amp. Does this mean that it won't be very efficient for charging up two batteries using a split charger?
Jonni


I have run a normal battery (mini) from a 45amp alternator as a leisure battery.

it doesn't last as long as a leisure (4hrs constant use) but I was running a propex, lights, TV, inverter, x-box, DVD player..just for lights it will last a lot longer!

I've never had any problems...and even used the extra battery to jump it a couple of times. :wink:
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