Question for installers

paff2

Member
Nov 30, 2010
842
Lancaster, PA
Please excuse me if this is not in the correct place. I am putting a inverter in a 2002 Ford Explorer. The instructions state I must use #2awg wire because it will be more than 4 feet from the battery. My question is how do I add a wire that size to the battery? I have done alot of LED lighting but never anything with a large wire. I have seen some installs where it was done but don't remember what they used. Any help appreciated.


Thanks, Nate
 

paff2

Member
Nov 30, 2010
842
Lancaster, PA
Sorry I didnt make it clear. It is a top post.


Nate
 

JohnMarcson

Administrator
May 7, 2010
10,971
Northwest Ohio
The way you do it will depend heavily on space and battery type..... there are several different options including a simple battery cable with an eye on the end, or a whole new stud with a splitter....
 

paff2

Member
Nov 30, 2010
842
Lancaster, PA
Thanks for the help.
 

asweezy

Member
May 20, 2010
217
Wellsville, NY
The explorers have a power stud fed by a 0 guage wire on the factory fuse block you can run off of that just make sure you use some sort of protection. THe fuse block is right next to the battery should be a 12 MM nut.
 

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