Second alternator

Electrical issues, both 12 volt and 120 volt
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PseudoDoc
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Second alternator

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Hello my friends,

I have just recently become the owner of a B190, yay! I am at last one of you :) So here is my question, I want to install a lithium battery into the van and hook it up to the overall electrical. I plan to use a second alternator to charge this lithium battery, therefore I am asking if there are any mechanics here on the page or any DIY Kings and Queens who happen to have any information regarding this topic?

Cheers Mayan
Nautilus
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Re: Second alternator

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Look into a dc-dc alternator charger setup.
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skater
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B190 Year: 1991
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Re: Second alternator

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Personally, I think you'd be better off just finding a high-amperage alternator instead of trying to squeeze in a second alternator.
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