2 batteries will start the bus. The eagle is a 12 volt bus and it
uses 3 batteries. I think 12 volt is better in a conversion and much
easier to jump off if the batteries are dead. I converted my Neoplan
Spaceliner to 12 volt by using a Eagle starter and an extra 12 volt
alternator. I kept the 24 volt original alternator just to supply
power for my 24 volt inverter. I think it was not just the good ride
that made the Eagle popular, but also that is was a 12 volt bus. Wulf
---- Original Message ----
Subject: [RTS-bus-nuts] Re: What Batteries?
Date: Thu, 08 Mar 2012 03:51:53 -0000
>I use 2 group 31 batteries and have no problem starting the bus. The
>8D batteries were more for supplying the AC system at idle than
>starting as I recall.
>I also added a third battery (also a group 31) to be dedicated to the
>12V system with it's own dedicated 12V alternator off the PTO.
>Eliminated all my battery problems.
>--- In RTSfirstname.lastname@example.org, "Duallycc" <duallycc@...> wrote:
>> Hey All;
>> I need 4 new batteries for my bus after this winter. Which ones
>should I get or which are the recommended ones (not AGM)? These are
>the 4 starting batteries that I need. Thanks.