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I will be off in the woods for 2 weeks without electricity or generator and want to use the bike charging system to recharge a 12v utility battery I use for lighting in camp.

My idea is to run the utility battery down to 11.0volts (while lighting at nite), then connect it to the bike battery during the 5 - 6 hours I would be riding during the next day. I am hoping it would come close to being fully recharged during that time.

Bike is a 1997 Explorer 400 4x4 with a new battery.

Anyone any idea how well this recharging would work and/or if this would damage the bike charge system??

I would try it first with no lites or accessories on. Also thought it would be good to allow both batteries to become kind of voltage balanced (battery leaching)before starting the bike to reduce the initial charging. load.
 

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That will probbaly kill if not injure your charging system... I think there good for like something around 250-300W basically JUST enough to run the bikes electrical system and recharge the battery from all the starts it has to do in a day of riding... You will most likely be maxxing out your vharging system for the whole ride.. HOWEVER it will make your bike's starter happy with all the added amperage :)
 

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I've been doing a lot of research on solar power and solar generators! Seems like the perfect match out here in the sun! They have a range of wattage systems. This is what I use when out in the woods for several days for gopro, camera, drone, and quad batteries.
Check them out let me know your guy's take on some solar gear like Jackery products? They have a range of wattage solar generators that can be charged with solar pannels an all in one kit! ☀🔌🔋

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