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How many guys run 2 batteries in their car? Is it for extra cranking amps or extra ballast?
The reason I ask is because I am currently building a new Torino Drag car and thought about buying a large deep cycle battery and put in the pass. side rear of the car.
In my current Torino I run 2 batteries but thought if I can get away with one I would.

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when I ran 12v I ran just 1 with no alt, no problems but the electrical stuff needs to be in order........good cable, connections. Had to charge between rounds, still no big deal if I had to hot lap.
 

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Gotta have a lot of juice for the noids..........:D

I know a few guys running multiple systems and 1 Rock 16v no alt, voltage never drops below 15 with all guns a blazin'.................
 

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I used a motorcraft #875 lead acid deal, like is what in the superduty trucks. Still can if my 16 pukes...........just pop it out of the truck.
 

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Install two Optima red tops.

Aside from the normal high-amp quick charge most batteries see between rounds, it's a good idea to put a long/slow low-amp full charge on the batteries sometime during the week before each trip to the track.
 

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Aside from the normal high-amp quick charge most batteries see between rounds, it's a good idea to put a long/slow low-amp full charge on the batteries sometime during the week before each trip to the track.
I was thinking the same thing... Darn Dejavu anyhow...:D



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I run one yellow top optima with a alt. I had a dragster once with two batteries in it. Just for kicks I took one battery out. The car picked up almost a tenth (due to the weight reduction). This was on back to back runs. I have run one battery since.
 

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I run two red-top Optimas, no alternator, mounted in the trunk behind the passenger wheel tub. They have been in my car since 2002...love them long time. However, when the time comes, (and it will come) I'm planning on upgrading to the 16V...I've heard too many good things about the 16V stuff...Good luck with it.

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Yeah, so anyway....:rolleyes:

I run one semi truck battery Exide 950 CCA. They are built real heavy-duty and last real good.

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I run 2 deep cell batteries in both my cars and charge between rounds .I've run this set up for 10 years and never had an issue....YET..;)
 
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