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Old 02-12-2020, 03:23 PM   #41
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In an unrelated issue of this thread, I have been trying to find more info on routing the exhaust from the Espar towards the driver side rather than having it along the sliding door. The exhaust pipe provided is too short, but more pipe can be bought. The issue that is usually mentioned about routing to the driverís side is how much ďback pressure the Espar needsĒ. That always draws a blank look on my face. Other threads that people might have found/read/written on this topic?
The S2 Tech Desc Doc specs the max exhaust total length of 2M. Pict shows total length includes muffler and both exhaust tubes.
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Old 02-12-2020, 04:49 PM   #42
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The S2 Tech Desc Doc specs the max exhaust total length of 2M. Pict shows total length includes muffler and both exhaust tubes.
FedEx just delivered the Espar and I wil check on the Documentation, but I believe what you described. Just looking at the exhaust pipe in the package it is not 2m nor will it reach the edge on the driverís side, if started under the passenger seat.

Having the exhaust fumes accumulate under the van is, I assume, not recommended. So, I am guessing that what people have done is buy more exhaust pipe to reach the edge, as long as it stays under 2m.

Thanks for the info.
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Old 02-12-2020, 05:04 PM   #43
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Remember that that 2 meter specification is for the "default" narrow exhaust pipe.
If you increase the diameter (or probably simply used smooth instead of corrugated tubing) you can usually increase the length.

You're trying to minimize (or keep within some range) back-pressure.

Since the T1N Espars seem to work with the exhaust pipe rusted/corroded away (hence very short), i can't see a problem with a 50% increase in diameter. Even if it only gets that big after a foot or two of "narrow".

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Excellent. Looking forward to the pics!
F150 is direct from aux battery
Ek1 is from starter battery

Hereís a quick post w/ pics as to not high Jack this post.
https://sprinter-source.com/forum/sh...605#post849605
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Awesome. Thank you for the link to the post, exactly what I wanted to see!!!
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Hey Guys,

So I am starting to hook up my house battery system and so far this thread has been pretty informative. I got a 2019 Sprinter and it has the EK1 and F150 boxes that are in the the manual links above, but I dont think that I have an auxiliary battery that came with it though. I dont see one underneath the hood or underneath the passenger seat.

I will be running two 100 amp Hr lithium batteries with a Renogy DC to DC 20 amp changer. What would be the best place to hook up the positive cable to the van? Seems like one of the F150 blocks should do the trick but I'm not too sure.

Thanks for any input.
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Hey Guys,

So I am starting to hook up my house battery system and so far this thread has been pretty informative. I got a 2019 Sprinter and it has the EK1 and F150 boxes that are in the the manual links above, but I dont think that I have an auxiliary battery that came with it though. I dont see one underneath the hood or underneath the passenger seat.

I will be running two 100 amp Hr lithium batteries with a Renogy DC to DC 20 amp changer. What would be the best place to hook up the positive cable to the van? Seems like one of the F150 blocks should do the trick but I'm not too sure.

Thanks for any input.
Post a picture of the inside your f150 connection box. Iíd be interested to see what feeds it? Itís fed off a direct line from the aux battery typically. Also what other connections yours has?
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Post a picture of the inside your f150 connection box. Iíd be interested to see what feeds it? Itís fed off a direct line from the aux battery typically. Also what other connections yours has?
Hey,

I attached 5 photos. Looks like I dont even have the F150 box most people have been using on this thread...aka the F150/5 box.

For my system that I got all I need is 20 amps of pull and a D+ or ignition wire to tell the charger when to be on.

I do have open terminals on the F150/4 fuse box and according to the fuse manual it should have plenty of amps, but i'm no super comfortable making that decision on my own.
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Hey,

I attached 5 photos. Looks like I dont even have the F150 box most people have been using on this thread...aka the F150/5 box.

For my system that I got all I need is 20 amps of pull and a D+ or ignition wire to tell the charger when to be on.

I do have open terminals on the F150/4 fuse box and according to the fuse manual it should have plenty of amps, but i'm no super comfortable making that decision on my own.
That makes more sense, the f150 box goes w/ the aux battery. Wish I could be more help but I didnít get into any power on the starter battery side. The EK1 has constant and ignition for relays.
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I think you DO have the F150/5 box ... i've highlighted it in your photo:

UnderDriverSeat150.jpg

Basically, it's "on edge" and you need to open the snap-latches that are exposed on the top.

EK1-F150.jpg

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