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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old May 3rd, 05, 4:54 PM Thread Starter
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Battery in trunk/Disconnect switch

I am going to be mounting the battery in the trunk on my chevelle. I plan on racing it eventually so i guess i will need to have a disconnect switch.

What kind of switch will I need? It sounds like you have to disconnect the battery and the alternator to kill the motor. Do I run the alt to battery wire all the way to the back of the car to the switch? Or is there a better way to do this? Also, what disconnect switch do you guys reccomend?

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Re: Battery in trunk/Disconnect switch

Nothin huh?

well i go the 4 pole moroso switch. do i have to run the alt->bat wire all the way back? it seems like i would have to run a pretty large wire for that distance...

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Re: Battery in trunk/Disconnect switch

I put a junction block in the front of my car in the inner fenderwell. I ran a 0 gauge wire up along the frame to the junction block. Then ran the alternator and starter wires from there. I got the block from http://www.delcity.net/.

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