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August 26, 10:16 AM [GMT -5]

You already have a truck, right? Go buy a small no-name gasoline generator for a couple of hundred dollars and put it in the truck when you need portable power of a couple of thousand watts . Then go to Harbor Freight and buy an inexpensive inverter that plugs in the cigarette lighter outlet with a 800 watt output to use for small loads. Why mess with electrical systems in a vehicle full of EXPENSIVE-TO-REPAIR computerized circuit boards etc. Plus Both of these items can be used in other vehicles, or the generator where ever you need it, instead of being a permanent fixture in the truck.

August 24, 8:38 AM [GMT -5]

I plan to build one of these that I could also carry from the truck to the house, including the extra battery. I can keep the battery charged in house with a small trickle charger I have for my Harley & use the 120 volt output during power outages. I will use circuit breakers instead of the fuses.

January 08, 1:26 AM [GMT -5]

I think you have to consider what the extra demand of current flow from the on board generator(vehicle's alternator) you will have with this extra electric circuit that you are adding to your vehicle!

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