Yam aux charge lead for my house battery

Tucker

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After running the house down I need to do something. The Yam cable kit is expensive and I'd like to make my own lead. What gauge cable should be used? Looks like about a 6' run. Looks like the red aux lead is about 8 or 10 gauge. And that's it right? It already has it's own fuse. Any worries about overcharging?
 

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I found one on Ebay new/old stock and spliced in a Blue Seas Fuse Block with a 50A fuse at the battery. I'm thinking the wire was 10 ga., I didn't want to cut the factory connector off at the motor and couldn't find the bare mating connector anywhere. Good luck.
 

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Here's one on Ebay, there's a couple others but all around $50. I waited until I saw one for $30 8)
 

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If I recall there is a cap you can remove at the motor end, and then just play with it until it goes through. That's my big secret! :roll:
 

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Just adding some info for people researching Aux Charging cables on a 225 Ox66 year 2000
I was googling trying to find pix and info without clear & definitive results.

Then I realized that my Starting/Battery cables actually have 3 wires. The aux cable is part of the main cable. They were routed to the battery switches and were not readily visible if you didn't know what you were looking for.
 
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