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Skipper
Posts: 7
Registered: ‎02-24-2013

Recommended Battery

I am repowering from a 1988 225 Evinrude gas guzzler to a new 2012 200HO.  What is the recomended Starting battery sixe (MCA)?  With dual batteries I am running a starting battery as #1 and a deep cycle as #2.  Will the new motor charge both when the selecter switch is on All?  Recomendations as to the best combination for dual battery setup with the new engine?

Rich

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Posts: 77
Registered: ‎07-22-2011

Re: Recommended Battery

Battery recommendation is 675 CCA (845 MCA),or 800 CCA (1000 MCA) if operating in temps below 32°F (0°C).

 

There are several methods available to charge two batteries. I recommend the auxiliary charging kit, P/N 5006253. Download the pdf file for the Installation Guide (click the link below) and review page 18, for recommended battery set ups.

 

Installation & Predelivery Guide

 

Hope this helps,

-John

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Skipper
Posts: 7
Registered: ‎02-24-2013

Re: Recommended Battery

Thanks John - You gave me a link to all the info I needed and some additional things I would be looking for in the future.

Rich