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      02-08-2008, 03:25 PM   #1
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Battery Mount in Trunk

After having learned that the battery will be mounted in the trunk in another thread I wanted to see if anyone had a picture of the mounting location-compartment?

I am hoping a lightweight(16lb) drycell from oddessy will fit in to quickly drop 20lb+. I have been using one on my mazda6 for 2+ years and it has started fine in teen temperatures. Just need to be sure to drive it atleast once a week or use battery tender to keep it from being run down.

http://www.odysseybatteries.com/battery/pc680series.htm

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220 CCA (worked fined for me in teen temperatures)
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      02-08-2008, 03:28 PM   #2
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The frickin battery in this car is HUGE! It looked like a Truck battery.
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Here's a pic of the battery in the trunk - Chris' description is correct!!! And remember kids, there is no such animal as a 'maintenance-free' battery, take it from someone that still has a can of 'NO-OX-ID "A"' dielectric grease (conductive cosmoline to be more exact ; -).
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Thanks this is exactly what I wanted. Hard to see depth from this angle but it looks huge. Should be able to put an odessy in there pretty easily maybe even laying flat for a lower center of gravity.

Rought estimate stock battery is 40 lbs.

40lb-16lb = 24-25 pounds lost and lower C.G.
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      02-19-2008, 11:03 PM   #6
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I hope the battery is Huge...last one I had in a trunk was in a Alfa...very slow crank'n in the winter!
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dang thats going to make hooking up aftermarket subs alot easier
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