View Full Version : Battery relocate kits

02-20-2017, 12:51 AM
Is there a better brand for old Toys? I searched www and here. They have them for different makes now maybe the terminals are different. Or will just any generic kit work? Just to be sure.

02-20-2017, 01:14 AM
Better off to assemble your own kit. When I did the relocate on my old 162 I just bought a generic battery box from the store (CSK, etc) and then ordered everything from KnuKoncepts. 1/0 wire for ground and B+ feed to engine bay. Used some 4g wire for starter, alternator and then 1/0 again for ground wiring in engine bay. Worked great since I then had another spot to tap into for gauges or other +12v stuff I needed in the engine bay.

02-22-2017, 04:30 PM
If you want to save money on the power wire and fuse just go to a wreckers and look for a BMW or something with a trunk mounted battery, ideally a sedan since the cable will be longer.

02-22-2017, 06:47 PM
+1 I got my battery cable from a BMW. They have pretty nice terminals already too.

02-23-2017, 02:36 PM
Cool. Good to know. Thanks,

02-23-2017, 03:55 PM
I bought the cables premade from ebay and mounted it in the rear. You can customize the length which is nice.


Ground cable - http://www.ebay.com/itm/1-0-Gauge-AWG-Copper-Battery-Cable-Marine-Car-Truck-RV-Solar-Custom-Made-/131476899682?var=&hash=item1e9ca24762
Postiive cable - http://www.ebay.com/itm/Battery-Relocation-Kit-1-Awg-HD-welding-Cable-Top-Post-Lug-16-FT-RED-ONLY-/291681359134?hash=item43e990551e

I ran the cable through the drivers side fender well into the cabin and to the back using this guide as a reference http://www.alltrac.net/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=26689