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Unread 04-20-2015, 08:47 AM   #1
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Battery terminal connector help

Looking for a quality aftermarket set of battery terminals with extra spots for added lights. I have a cheap aftermarket set on there now but they suck and do get very tight. I have a top post battery on my YJ. Can't seem to find what I'm looking for. What are you guys running?

http://www.onlinecarstereo.com/CarAu...FS8Q7AodxQgAsQ


Above is a link to the best I can find but its not exactly what I'm looking for.

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Unread 04-20-2015, 10:02 AM   #2
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Something like the link below is the way to go. It's much more durable and dependable than the style you are after. Just put some ring terminals on all of your cables and you're good to go, for a long time

http://www.ebay.com/itm/161168831247
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Unread 04-20-2015, 11:07 AM   #3
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Walmart has those for $4.

http://www.walmart.com/ip/Everstart-...inals/16006677
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Unread 04-20-2015, 04:46 PM   #4
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I had a similar setup and hated having 6 or 7 different wires and fuse holders hanging off the battery. Looked ugly as sin and made it difficult to find the right fuse if something blew.
Went to the salvage yard and picked this up out of an Explorer for 25 bucks. Mounted it to where the stock jack tray used to be.
Now I got one cable feeding this and everything is neatly enclosed in split loam and looks like it was factory.

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Unread 04-20-2015, 07:16 PM   #5
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I just recently installed military style posts that you add several ring terminals to.

battery-terminals.jpg
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Unread 04-20-2015, 07:45 PM   #6
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Snowdog and Bigmac, I like both of your setups. I'm looking at getting something like this for the smaller gauge items to connect to and still keep the big stuff like amplifiers plugged into the marine posts I posted above...

http://www.bluesea.com/products/502...Cover/featured
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Unread 04-20-2015, 10:16 PM   #7
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Something like the link below is the way to go. It's much more durable and dependable than the style you are after. Just put some ring terminals on all of your cables and you're good to go, for a long time http://www.ebay.com/itm/161168831247

Very similar to what I have now and I don't like it



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I just recently installed military style posts that you add several ring terminals to.
I like this better
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Unread 04-21-2015, 09:52 AM   #8
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Very similar to what I have now and I don't like it





I like this better
Interesting. What don't you like about it?
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Unread 04-21-2015, 02:16 PM   #9
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I looked around before and it seems to me that the ones made for heavy stereo installations look pretty good. They do limit how much can be connected though which has kept me from trying them.
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Unread 04-21-2015, 06:55 PM   #10
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Where were the military style purchased??
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Unread 04-21-2015, 08:12 PM   #11
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I like my connectors or clamps or what ever you want to call them. I have a CB, fog lamps and a winch connected to them and I think I could still add windshield lights. If I ever get OBA or electric lockers, I will need to add a bus system of some sort, but for now these work great!!!

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Unread 04-21-2015, 09:02 PM   #12
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Military style ones are great imho, though I went a lil overboard with the 2/0 wire, lol I have an AGM battery in there now.

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Unread 04-23-2015, 06:07 AM   #13
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Military style ones are great imho, though I went a lil overboard on the wire, lol I have a AGM in there now.
Yeah I think I'll get something like this


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Interesting. What don't you like about it?
The ones I have don't get very tight and are cheap metal.
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Unread 04-24-2015, 03:11 PM   #14
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http://www.prime4x4.com/shop/c/p/Mil...MilTerm001.htm

I uses the military style and never have any issues. its easy to add 0 gauge wire along with smaller gauge wires
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Unread 04-24-2015, 07:12 PM   #15
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I picked up the military style terminals on amazon.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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