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    Default Best dual battery system for Prado 150?

    Hi chaps

    Does anyone know if a 105Ah battery will fit into a Prado 150 engine bay? If not, what’s the next best battery option for this vehicle to power a 40L fridge?

    I’d rather not place a second battery in the load area as space is always needed for other items. I've been advised to use a CTEC D250S DC-DC charger too.


    Help on this project/challenge will be much appreciated.

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    Not sure about the 150 but seems it can be done - see http://www.pradopoint.com/showthread...ery-TD-150-GXL - I suppose the diesels are configured the same as in Aus.

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    According to Safari Centre you cant fit any dual battery system to the 150. Not even a 80Ah. Only option is to get one of those portable ones. I also donít like the idea of putting a battery system in boot.
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    There is a space in the engine bay for what I can only assume is a second battery. Only one way to find out I guess.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Craigananzi View Post
    Hi chaps

    Does anyone know if a 105Ah battery will fit into a Prado 150 engine bay? If not, whatís the next best battery option for this vehicle to power a 40L fridge?

    Iíd rather not place a second battery in the load area as space is always needed for other items. I've been advised to use a CTEC D250S DC-DC charger too.


    Help on this project/challenge will be much appreciated.
    Noticed this is an old thread but did you come right? What did you end up with? I see FR has this bracket but it only fits an 80 ah battery;
    http://www.frontrunner.co.za/front-r...prado-150.html

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    Quote Originally Posted by Christoff View Post
    Noticed this is an old thread but did you come right? What did you end up with? I see FR has this bracket but it only fits an 80 ah battery;
    http://www.frontrunner.co.za/front-r...prado-150.html
    Yes, I have one of them. The second battery fits directly behind the headlight on the driver's side in that bracket. Also have a Ctek Dual together with the battery under the bonnet. Three years and 60 000km later, there is no problems for this system to power our 74 L National luna fridge for about 2 days without driving. After that we charge with the solar panels.
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    Gerbers 4x4 can fit 102 Ah in Prado 150 TX ,Right Side behind Drivers Headlamp.
    Also C-Tek 250 on back plate of engine bay.

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    Default Additional battery for petrol Prado ?

    Hi all.
    Anything new on add battery for 2020 petrol prado ?

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    Default Re: Additional battery for petrol Prado ?

    Quote Originally Posted by moosa View Post
    Hi all.
    Anything new on add battery for 2020 petrol prado ?
    Speak to Rudi Hinze at 4x4 megaworld centurion
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    Default Re: Best dual battery system for Prado 150?

    I have an 80AH fitted. No issues at all. See picture.
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    Talk to Tino from g4 outdoor.
    Excellent work and he comes out to you to do the install.

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    Default Re: Best dual battery system for Prado 150?

    I have a 102a/h with dc to dc charger in my 150 Prado. Had it done by Kennis caravans.

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    Default Re: Best dual battery system for Prado 150?

    Quote Originally Posted by Craigananzi View Post
    Hi chaps

    Does anyone know if a 105Ah battery will fit into a Prado 150 engine bay? If not, whatís the next best battery option for this vehicle to power a 40L fridge?

    Iíd rather not place a second battery in the load area as space is always needed for other items. I've been advised to use a CTEC D250S DC-DC charger too.


    Help on this project/challenge will be much appreciated.
    Hello .

    This is the National luna Dc25 Dual battery system fitted on the 2020 Prado with 326 km on the speedo.

    A 105ah is to big for a perfect fit, we don't move anything in the engine bay for Toyota warranty purposes.

    Please see pictures attached and if you need more info or advice you are welcome to call me.

    Regards.
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    Default Re: Best dual battery system for Prado 150?

    Does anybody have experience with slightly moving the aircon pipes to allow battery fitment behind the headlight in the engine bay? The guy at 4x4 Mega world says they've done this on a couple of Prado 150's and fitted the second battery with no issues. (think 95 Ah even) .. I've been asking around and most people are not keen on touching the aircon pipes, but seems this is indeed possible - moving it just enough to allow fitment? Thanks

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