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O2BESOHUGE
04-04-2007, 01:03 PM
Whos Put 2 Batteries In Their Pro Star 190? Im Adding A Killer Stereo And Dont Want To Look Like A Squid After All The Jamming With A Boat That Wont Start

O2

Maristar210
04-04-2007, 01:06 PM
O2

This has been covered many times. Do a search and look in the FAQ.

There is a thread entitled "the official dual battery thread"

It will answer all your questions. Good luck - Steve

O2BESOHUGE
04-04-2007, 01:08 PM
Thanks Man...sorry For Not Searching First

Maristar210
04-04-2007, 01:15 PM
Thanks Man...sorry For Not Searching First


No problem. Let us know if you still have Q's....

Steve

pram
04-04-2007, 01:30 PM
Steve , is that a fine looking 82 XR80 in your avatar?

Maristar210
04-04-2007, 01:33 PM
Steve , is that a fine looking 82 XR80 in your avatar?


Close. 1978 Honda Elsinore CR250 Red Rocket. I took that picture last week in my driveway. Today it would be covered in wet slushy snow:(

Maristar210
04-04-2007, 01:35 PM
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v240/Steves389/els.jpgSteve , is that a fine looking 82 XR80 in your avatar?

Maristar210
04-04-2007, 01:40 PM
Whos Put 2 Batteries In Their Pro Star 190? Im Adding A Killer Stereo And Dont Want To Look Like A Squid After All The Jamming With A Boat That Wont Start

O2


here it is 02:

http://www.tmcowners.com/teamtalk/showthread.php?t=3557&highlight=official+dual+battery+thread

pram
04-04-2007, 02:48 PM
Close. 1978 Honda Elsinore CR250 Red Rocket. I took that picture last week in my driveway. Today it would be covered in wet slushy snow:(


That is a sweet looking bike. Did you restore it? Or keep it hidden away in your garage wrapped up for the last 29 years.

Threw me off with the expansion chamber:rolleyes:

Maristar210
04-04-2007, 03:30 PM
That is a sweet looking bike. Did you restore it? Or keep it hidden away in your garage wrapped up for the last 29 years.

Threw me off with the expansion chamber:rolleyes:

Pram,

It was my winter project

Look here:http://www.tmcowners.com/teamtalk/showthread.php?t=13991&highlight=dirt+bike+restoration

O2BESOHUGE
04-04-2007, 03:49 PM
Thanks Maristar!

pram
04-04-2007, 03:50 PM
Man the brain is going. I remember reading that thread as you were doing it, guess I needed a reminder.

Once again nice restore.



Pram,

It was my winter project

Look here:http://www.tmcowners.com/teamtalk/showthread.php?t=13991&highlight=dirt+bike+restoration

captain planet
04-04-2007, 05:01 PM
I've never thought to put a second battery in the boat until last summer I killed my battery listening to the stereo with the Sirius turned on for a few hours.(luckly I carry jumper cables with me) The relay Diesel mentions sounds easy enough, I am having a hard time imagining how to get all the accessories onto the second battery. :confused: I've read that thread (now my head is spinning), and it just sounds like changing a couple of wires, but I only have one wire per terminal on my boat. I will have to look at it again.

Diesel
04-04-2007, 05:08 PM
I've never thought to put a second battery in the boat until last summer I killed my battery listening to the stereo with the Sirius turned on for a few hours.(luckly I carry jumper cables with me) The relay Diesel mentions sounds easy enough, I am having a hard time imagining how to get all the accessories onto the second battery. :confused: I've read that thread (now my head is spinning), and it just sounds like changing a couple of wires, but I only have one wire per terminal on my boat. I will have to look at it again.

Which accessories are looking to switch over?

Don't worry about the factory boat harness, leave it on the main battery. As long as the key is in the ACC position everything should be off except the head unit which draws very little power and will not drain your main battery.

captain planet
04-04-2007, 05:21 PM
Which accessories are looking to switch over?

Don't worry about the factory boat harness, leave it on the main battery. As long as the key is in the ACC position everything should be off except the head unit which draws very little power and will not drain your main battery.
Well, I really only have 1 accessory, my heater (oops, and depth finder). The only thing that has ever killed my battery was my stereo (I don't have any amplifiers or woofers) which only has 4 speakers. It would be nice to run that and my Sirius off an accessory battery. The heater I shut off as soon as I kill the motor so I don't kill the battery. Admittantly, having dual batteries is probably overkill for me, but it would be nice to know that running my stereo and Sirius won't strand me somewhere.

Diesel
04-04-2007, 06:11 PM
In that case there is no need to switch anything over. Just run a relay isolated second battery in parallel as a back up. You can add the DPDT switch and have complete control if you want. That way it's there if you need it should you run the main battery down.

OTOH you might look at just replacing you current battery to one with a higher reserve capacity and see if that helps.

Ric
04-04-2007, 06:25 PM
o2ba2batteryuser .

pram
04-04-2007, 06:40 PM
o2ba2batteryuser .


nice one :rolleyes: :rolleyes:

TX.X-30 fan
04-04-2007, 06:51 PM
o2ba2batteryuser .



Feeling a little inadequate there Ric with that 1 SMALL battery. :confused: :D :D

pram
04-04-2007, 07:07 PM
Feeling a little inadequate there Ric with that 1 SMALL battery.

:D
Peenee peneto?
Baby battery?
AAA, only no 'D Cell' there
:D

But wait RIC (Rachael In Cognito) wouldn't have any of her own battery issues:confused:

pram
04-04-2007, 07:09 PM
But then again she might;) 8p :D

Ric
04-04-2007, 07:23 PM
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