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Old 10-11-2018, 01:57 PM   #1
Dennis V
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batery cable

I bought a 75ah optima yellow to for my panel truck with a 454 bb.
The battery will be under floor behind the driver seat, cables wil be about 11ft.
Wich size cables do I need ?
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Old 10-11-2018, 02:24 PM   #2
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Re: batery cable

To the battery should be at least 4 gauge. To the rest of the system should be fine with around 8 gauge.

Here are a bunch of charts for DC amps vs cable size.
https://www.google.com/search?safe=a...jQEZV0HEdeXgM:
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Talking Re: batery cable

Harbor frieght has a nice set of cables that I think are 6'. I make my bigger cables out of welding lead for golf carts and such but when I added the winch to my ramp truck I bought the Harbor Frieght cables.

https://www.harborfreight.com/6-ft-i...awg-63747.html
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