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    Battery isolator/portable battery question

    That makes sense. Would you need a battery isolator in line between the start battery and the house battery like I originally stated and the start of the thread? https://www.dometic.com/en-us/us/products/power-and-control/energy-and-lighting/batteries/dometic-plb40-_-197468
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    Battery isolator/portable battery question

    Ok, so a solar charge controller would take the solar panel and 12v power supply inline and distribute to the battery as needed? What if it detects both charge from the 12V car supply and the panel? Is that what the controller handles? Sorry for the newbie questions. Does the Dometic PLB40 have...
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    Battery isolator/portable battery question

    I have been trying to find an answer to this question or "solution". Could you do the following? -Wire a 12V plug to the bed of the truck directly from the starter battery with a battery isolator inline. -Then plug a portable battery like a Jackery or Rockpal into that so it only charges when...
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    Lets see some full size pictures...

    Any photos with the topper sides down? What wheels are those? Also, what's the payload rating on that set up? I see you have the moonroof but no side boxes. I am about to pull the trigger on a '21 but want to option it just right.
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    Why no Ram 1500 Builds!

    But aren’t Tacoma payloads sub 1000 lbs? Why do they have any business being loaded up?
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    Why no Ram 1500 Builds!

    So the Rebel starts at 1750 before options. I guess it is because of the beefier wheels to start, suspension and skids amongst other things. I test drove a loaded one and the sticker said 1371 lbs. Hoping that a model without sunroof, bed boxes will get 100 lbs back. I live in CO and want...
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    Why no Ram 1500 Builds!

    What did you end up going with? I am toying with a 2021 Rebel or F150. I live at elevation so the Ecoboost would be nice, but the Rebel out of the box is so much more capable in my opinion.
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