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Battery relocation
#1
So went to a scrapy and bagged myself two merc battery cables for £5
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The cables the thickness of my finger and one come off a turbo diesel estate and the other a 6 cylinder petrol estate (same cable).
Will these be man enough for a relocation and whats the best way to run a setup?
Earth to the body ...or... an earth ran from the bay aswell as the posi
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#2
If its the size of your finger, ts probably big enough but can you measure the diameter of the copper?
Run the power line (carefully) from a proper joint box to the new battery location then earth the battery with a cable the same size as the positive to as close to the battery to a clean (bare metal) and secure place.
You will also need to run an earth cable from the engine block to the body otherwise the car won't start.
Team Eaton


1999 China Blue 306 GTi6 - Eaton Supercharged - 214.5bhp 181lbft
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#3
I just ran a positive cable .and grounded it to one of the  bolts holding the bumper lol and has worked fine for me ever since :-)
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Sweet
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If merc use it with all their chronic electrical bs it'll be fine on a 306 with some wubz.
306 HDi Deathtrap - 130bhp / 220lbft
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