Fitting a battery charger to a diy trolley system ?

Discussion in 'Tutorials & DIY' started by Marky, Jan 12, 2015.

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  1. Marky

    Marky Newcomer
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    Evening all, for the people who have built there own Wfp trolley, what's the best way to add a charger for the 12v battery, got to be an easier way than opening the fitted box on the trolley every night ?
    Any comments gratefully received,
    Thanks.
     
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  2. Smurf

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    stuvy Well-Known Member
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    I was just about to say you can get waterproof connectors for an optimate. I use one on my motorbikes(I'm not a fair weather biker I have more than one bike)
     
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    stuvy Well-Known Member
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    I didn't mean to post that yet, drill a hole push the wire through and silicon over the inside and outside hole to keep it water tight then connect up when needed.

    You could always run a split charger from your car/van and charge it on the move as well as at home. Long term you could also upgrade the alternator to power even more electrickery
     
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    I have that type of connectors fitted to my pure freedom trolley and battery charger that works well.
     
  6. Marky

    Marky Newcomer
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    Brilliant advice as always, thanks guys.
     
  7. WWC

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    I have a waterproof jack socket on mine.
     
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    you can buy them from gardiners, buy a plug in charger for there v2 backpack, and the connection to connect to battery,
    wire the connection upto battery , use plug in charger to charge battery
     
  10. miandrew

    miandrew Newcomer
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    Hi guys

    Can any 1 help me , I'm attempting 2 build a wfp trolley but having trouble wiring it all up. Tried looking at pics on here at wiring but no luck would be great if some1 could upload a drawing diagram !?
     
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