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Relocating batteries...

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Poohbair, Nov 10, 2004.

  1. Poohbair

    Poohbair 1/2 ton status

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    Who here has relocated their batteries, where did you put them, what size cable are you running, and how do you like it? What would you do different?
     
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    CK5 In my underwear Administrator Premium Member GMOTM Winner Author

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    /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif I am actually writing a review right now on this very subject should have it up tomorrow. Anyway, I moved mine to the back about where the rear seat was with 2/0 pretty beefy cables from custombatterycables.com
     
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    Poohbair 1/2 ton status

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    Sweet! I would love to see it! Please throw a link in this post to the writeup when you get it up! Thanks /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    Wouldn't it be a pain having to wire the winch to the back too /forums/images/graemlins/thinking.gif Seems like a lot of work and money for new cables to me...but I am as cheap as they get /forums/images/graemlins/histerical.gif
     
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    I'm planning on putting mine under the truck under the passenger side seat. But I'm putting a truck cab on a K5 frame. Current plan is to use 2/0 cable to the winch and 1/0 to the starter.
     
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    This set-up is how mine is rigged. Battery isolator, one gauge wire bumper to bumper for receiver mounts front and rear, winch and jumper cables plug-in. Auxiliary battery is in the aluminum battery box from Summit. Works great and is safe.


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    muddysub 1 ton suburban status Staff Member Moderator GMOTM Winner

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    yeah im gonna put dual batteries in that spare tire hole in that back of my suburban.
     

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