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Author Topic: Replaced My Coach Batteries  (Read 547 times)
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'60 PD4104-4355(sold) Now Freightliner Conversion

« on: August 21, 2013, 08:18:21 AM »

I just replaced my coach (house) batteries.  I had three Trojan 31XHS with 130 AH rating at 20 Hours each for a total of 390 amp hours.

The new batteries are Trojan 30XHS with the same exact same rating.

The old batteries were 7 years and 9 months old and cost $100.00 each +tax.
The new batteries cost $150.00 each +tax; a 50 % increase in ~8 years.

The old batteries cost me $3.22/month, not too bad.  In that time period, probably about 600 to 700 camping days mostly off the grid.




Gary D

USBUSIN was our 1960 PD4104 for 16 years Ustruckin' is our 2001 Freightliner truck conversion
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