solar car trailer project

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  1. seanoo

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    just fitted a couple of 100 watt solar panels to my car transporter trailer to give my van a bit of a winter power boost! 4 position adjustable brackets and all folds flat nicely on the trailer bed when not in use. i have 210 watts on the roof of the van but no room for any more so my 375 amp/hr battery bank wasnt getting fully charged if we had 4 or 5 cloudy days in a row.
     

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    You clever bugger :)
     
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    cheers steve!
     
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    Useful, it would appear that the ability to tilt directly at the sun has impressive results.
     
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    Like it a lot. I would be concerned about someone liking it to much and having it away.
     
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    the tilted panels make a huge difference and i can also turn the trailer to track the sun through the day . the trailer was just sitting there being in the way so now its presence is justified!
     
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    its locked to the towbar of my van so hopefully that will be enough of a deterrent. time will tell
     
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    Hope they're enough to keep your metal detector thingy charged up...

    JJ :xcool:
     
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