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Default Re: opinions on dual battery plans?
Originally Posted by johnpa View Post
What about mounting one or both batteries in the back to eliminate the heat factor?
Depends on priorities: space and the trouble of running thick cables to the back of the Jeep, vs having the battery die premature.

Heat is indeed a problem. Once my Odysseys will die, I intend going with a 5 yr guaranteed AGM from Walmart/AutoParts or similar. For the first 3 yrs they have 100% replacement cost.

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Default Re: opinions on dual battery plans?
i had both batteries in the rear of the WJ. even though i ran 1/0 cable, there was still some voltage drop and i always worried i wasn't charging them fully. the cost of the cable, hassle of running it and creating a custom mounting area are the main reasons i wouldn't put them in the rear again myself.
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