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Old 05-19-2011, 09:58 PM   #1
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How to wire two Battery's??

Just added a second battery to my jayfeather 197. I am so confused on how to hook up the batteries. I'm assuming I want to parallel the batteries and not install them in a series? I heard you can fry your electrical if you have them in a series? - to - + to+ ????? Please help!!

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Old 05-19-2011, 10:05 PM   #2
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Search for "battery" or "batteries" and you'll find lots of info on this site. I did a quick check and found....
https://www.jaycoowners.com/showthrea...hlight=battery

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Old 05-19-2011, 10:11 PM   #3
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If they are both 12 volt -then parallel - Plus to Plus - Neg to Neg....

Parallel - same voltage
Series - add the voltages (how you do 6 Volt batteries)

I recommend this site as well -- The 12 Volt Side of Life

Remember - pics posted to the mod section when you get done
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I get the + to + , - to - part, but im confused with the wiring from the trailer. Does the negative from the trailer go to the negative on one battery while the positive wire from the trailer go to the other positive on the other battery? Thanks Guys!!
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Pull the (+) and (-) off the same battery for best results.
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Im sorry tafische, what do you mean?
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Pull the (+) and (-) off the same battery for best results.
Why is that?
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Im so confused!!
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Hey Smoker Bill, I was looking at your post regarding your mod with pics. is your set up parallel or in a series? Thanks
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I get the + to + , - to - part, but im confused with the wiring from the trailer. Does the negative from the trailer go to the negative on one battery while the positive wire from the trailer go to the other positive on the other battery? Thanks Guys!!
For a picture, surf: http://i178.photobucket.com/albums/w...Vbatteries.jpg

Note: Each battery's "-" cable can be connected to seperate Frame Ground points. re: Different steel bolts on the steel tonque.


For total 110V + 12V diagram, surf: http://i178.photobucket.com/albums/w...VDiagram-1.jpg

Hope this helps...

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