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post #1 of 10 Old 02-13-2011, 05:15 AM Thread Starter
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whats the best heavy duty battery???

if your gonna run a lot of stuff, whats the best battery for this?? or maybe 2, how would you hook them up??
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I have seen pictures of people running car batteries, after relocating them up front. Running two batteries with an isolater would be a great set up but a little more difficult to do. This would keep your starting battery charged and run the extras from a deep cycle battery.

If you are trying to run a stereo and a couple of extra lights, get the biggest AGM battery that will fit in the stock location.

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extend your cables and put a optima yellow top in the storage compartment. fits perfect
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I like the AGM batteries, I am hooking them up to run my Accecories on my 08 prowler, With a 30 amp breaker and a switch that will let me jump the prowler with out jumper cables. so good luck I don't want the weight of the car batteries or I would of bought one.
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extend your cables and put a optima yellow top in the storage compartment. fits perfect

The charging system of the prowler can keep up with that big battery while running extras? Or do you leave a trickle charge on?
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It may not be able to keep it charged, but it will take quite a long time to run it down
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the smaller AGM like 16a the alternator should be able to keep it charged in the day time but not at night with the lights and other stuff on.
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A couple of suggestions

There are a few decent companies to look at for severe duty batteries.

Here are a couple of ideas.

Crown Battery | Severe Duty

Trojan Battery Company

I hope these are helpful resources.
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i have a 2014 prowler 700 with a 40 inch led light bar on the front and 2- 4 inch leds light on the back. i removed the stock battery box and built a custom battery box to hold a yellow top optima battery all in an afternoon.i also put a battery tender on it cause it dose sit for a bit in the winter ( just using it to plow and drive around yard a bit). it is working great no problems so far. i just ordered a digital gauge so i can monitor the voltage while it is being used. if it doesn't work i will be putting on a Chevy alternator to help charge the battery. when i have time i can post picks of the new battery box. I'am also building a custom stereo system for it.
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I guess I didn't answer the question. The best battery in my opinion is the Odyssey. The 680 is popular in the ATV because it fits in the box. But why not a bigger one the prowler.

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