Electrical

Auxiliary Battery Upgrade

Over the last few adventures that we have taken in our Toyota FJ Cruiser and especially the trip to Alaska I found that I undersized the auxiliary battery. The battery was getting run down most nights and I was even having problems with is getting fully drained at home. I am a believer in the Odyssey…

Roof Access Wiring Ports

When waterproof fitting are needed, the best place to look is the marine industry. With a number of antennas and powered items mounted on our roof rack I needed lots of wiring access. To accommodate the high number of wires I chose to install 2 roof wiring ports. The part that I used is from…

Auxiliary Power Master Switch

The design of my auxiliary power system includes both a switched circuit and an always on circuit. In this post I discuss the switched portion of the system. The master switch is used to control all accessories that can be switched. This includes the ARC switch system as well as other miscellaneous items such as…