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Old May 22nd, 2008, 07:06 AM
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Dual battery install?

I am about to try the to put dual batteries in. does anyone have pic showing how you fit them both in there.
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Old May 22nd, 2008, 08:02 AM
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Here are mine in my old 90
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Old May 22nd, 2008, 09:38 AM
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Hey Dana,

There are a ton of great threads on the forum in regards to the dual battery setup when you're ready to tackle this!

https://www.expeditionexchange.com/optima/DCP_2446.jpg

www.d-90.com/forum/showthread.php?t=5890
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Another orientation..
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Old May 22nd, 2008, 01:18 PM
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Those battery compartments look too neat and organized.
Your making me want to upgrade mine..
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Old May 22nd, 2008, 01:38 PM
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My only input is that two Optimas seem to fit best. I ended up adding another standard battery and they both are a pretty tight fit in that compartment. And mine also also doesn't look as sexy as Scott's.
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what did you guys use to put under the batteries to fill the dip in the bottom of the battery box? where did you get your battery tie downs
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I used starboard. No tiedowns. I had a terminal, and other things you can't see under the custom cover in my pic. It was so snug there was no way it was moving.
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Dual Battery Installation

After having read up on the threads on here regarding Dual Battery installation I have decided to go for it. I have a couple of accessories that I am planning to hook up shortly (fuel filter heater, front seat heaters, another set of aux lights and perhaps even a compressor in the future). I was planning on following advice on this board and hook those up to a separate fuse panel (like the Painless wiring weather resistant auxiliary fuse block part 70207). and then run that to the dual batteries. For the dual battery switch and isolator I was considering this set up from West Marine: http://www.westmarine.com/webapp/wcs...classNum=12106

Any reason this wouldn't work in a D90?

As far as securing the batteries in the seat box I was looking at something like the Kilby Dual Battery tray but I think its a bit steep at $200. Any other ideas out there? Has anybody made their own dual battery tray?
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I used 1" insulating board to fill the dip and the stock holddown.
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