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Re: 5ktq...batt keeps dying!

In message <Pine.GHP.4.05.9810281858440.7953-100000@eagle.csrv.uidaho.edu> Todd Phenneger writes:

> Anyhow, Battery will just give more power to those units that can
> draw more.  Like your starter or lights with 10 gauge cable.  ANd that 500
> watt amp in the trunk that draws 30 amps peak.  With all that stuff going
> it is alot of demand on Battery and Alternator but witha  big battery it
> can withstand more draw without losing power. Then Alternator can catch up
> later when lights are on low and Stereo is off.  Of cours this does no
> good if you run everything at once all the time but helps in most
> instances.  If your extra electronics are wired properly, Seperately from
> the weak Audi harness, you will be fine.

If you're going to increase the 'interior' load on the battery significantly,
one option is the BR Motorsport (or an equivalent) headlight wiring
harness.  This takes the headlight load - which can be considerable -
off the cabling to the battery and supplies the lights directly from
the alternator.  It gives you up to an extra 30 amps capacity in the
battery cables.

 Phil Payne
 Phone: 0385 302803   Fax: 01536 723021
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