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Yes the wheels are heavy... my H2's with 295/70/17 were a couple pounds lighter than the oem's. At least now I have a starting point and can keep track as I install stuff back in. It adds up quickly...Yeah, I had to mine weighed to get it titled in CA. Mine scaled out, half tank fuel, stock wheels (which are heavy!) and the box setup like yours at 6480 lbs.
Yeah, I agree that it is good to know. Nice thing is we have a GVW of 9450 lbs so we have a lot of room left. When I had my Dodge Ram with Cummins diesel and the Four Wheel Camper popup, I scaled in about 8400 lbs. with a max GVW of 8800 lbs. Since the "camper" is already part of the M1010 at the scaled weight, I am figuring about a 1000 lbs. max with additional build out. Still puts me way under what my Ram setup weighed, which I am happy about.Yes the wheels are heavy... my H2's with 295/70/17 were a couple pounds lighter than the oem's. At least now I have a starting point and can keep track as I install stuff back in. It adds up quickly...
I knew a fuse would come up there... Chevy and the military didn't put anything there but it could be considered. In theory everything downstream is fused or on a circuit breaker... seems like that should cover it. The relay would be the isolator... either controlled by ignition or voltage. It might be the first electronic thing that I install on the old dinosaur but still shopping them.Box is looking great, solid progress.
About the electrical schematic, I'm not saying it's right, but I'd put a fuse between to the 24v feed and the relay.
And have you considered a battery isolator to not deplete chassis batts by "house" use and ensure preference when charging? or do you have something different in mind?
Edit: Should have asked how you were going to control the relay. Because if it will be controlled by the ignition, that in itself is the isolator...
anyway back to lurking. Keep up the good work!
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