APU for Cabover

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  1. 85COE

    85COE Light Load Member

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    Won't really need one for the summertime, as i like it warm. But don't feel like sleeping on top of the engine while it's running in the winter.

    Electric vs Diesel

    How much fuel does the diesel use up vs how much weight will the batteries add ? etc

    any advice would be appreciated
     
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  2. Roberts450

    Roberts450 Road Train Member

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    If you dont need power and just need heat why not save about $8,000 and just get a ESPAR diesel fired heater?
     
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  3. truckdriver31

    truckdriver31 Road Train Member

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    6C7396EC-C9CA-4BA6-991B-041866BD65B6.jpeg took me a minute to get bugs worked out
     
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    Snailexpress Road Train Member

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    Best duct tape job ever seen.
     
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  5. 062

    062 Road Train Member

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    If all you want is heat, then install a espar heater. No need for a apu.
     
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  6. truckdriver31

    truckdriver31 Road Train Member

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    that and a good set of agm batteries
     
  7. TruckerPete1990

    TruckerPete1990 Road Train Member

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    My espar and laptop run on a set of AGM all night no problems.
     
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