Go Back   Thor Forums > Thor Tech Forums > Motorhome Tech Topics
Click Here to Login
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 02-12-2019, 08:58 PM   #41
Senior Member
 
Brand: Still Looking
State: Texas
Posts: 3,867
THOR #2121
Some of these engines get upgraded to serpentine belt drive, so tension loads have to be considered very carefully. Itís not as simple as hanging a much larger alternator or a second one on engine. If not done right, belt can slip, or it could overload other components. Some of the initial kits to add second alternators on various engines ran into this problem. Mercedes, for example, offers a kit for the Sprinter diesel but places limits to maintain proper performance and reliability.

We digress. Back to future electric motorhomes, not old ones.
__________________

__________________
Chance is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Disclaimer:

This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by Thor Industries or any of its affiliates. This is an independent, unofficial site.




All times are GMT. The time now is 02:27 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2