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Cranking Battery Opinions #13292047 09/24/19 10:04 PM
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What is everyone's thoughts on a cranking battery? Brand, CCA, etc. Going into a Triton TR186 Bass Boat with Console and Front Fishfinders.

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Really depends on your motor. Merc’s require huge batteries, Yamis you can use a smaller battery.

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I have a Merc, interesting, good info.


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You need a minimum of 800cca or 1000mca (some rate it differently, depending on manufacture). I’ll post a link of batteries that are good for mercs. I’m assuming you have an Opti or Pro XS, if you have an EFI, then I might be telling you wrong info; because I don’t know what they need to fire up.



http://www.bbcboards.net/showthread.php?t=20671&highlight=batteries+meet

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Originally Posted by grout-scout
You need a minimum of 800cca or 1000mca (some rate it differently, depending on manufacture). I’ll post a link of batteries that are good for mercs. I’m assuming you have an Opti or Pro XS, if you have an EFI, then I might be telling you wrong info; because I don’t know what they need to fire up.



http://www.bbcboards.net/showthread.php?t=20671&highlight=batteries+meet


My bad all, I have a 2003 Merc XR6 150 HP. I should have said that off the top.

Thanks!


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Originally Posted by 4Weight
Originally Posted by grout-scout
You need a minimum of 800cca or 1000mca (some rate it differently, depending on manufacture). I’ll post a link of batteries that are good for mercs. I’m assuming you have an Opti or Pro XS, if you have an EFI, then I might be telling you wrong info; because I don’t know what they need to fire up.



http://www.bbcboards.net/showthread.php?t=20671&highlight=batteries+meet


My bad all, I have a 2003 Merc XR6 150 HP. I should have said that off the top.

Thanks!

Then you don't need the 1000CCA which are harder to find. It states right in the Optimax manual 1000 CCA minimum. I never worried too much about CCAs on my Black Max. I looked for high reserve capacity.


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