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Battery Wire

My 2005 FD226CC is prewired for a trolling motor.  Anyone know the wire gauge utilized in 2005?  Also, the positive wires are equipped with inline fuse holders.  My problem, I do not have the wire ends which have the battery connectors.  Any idea the manufacturer for this particular inline fuse holder or where I might be able to purchase those connectors, wire ends?


  • Tinman
    Tinman Member Posts: 8
    I have answered by own question regarding the wire gauge, it is 8 gauge.  This is unfortunate as this size boat really need an 80 lb. thrust trolling motor which specs 6 gauge wire.
  • nquirk
    nquirk Member, Moderator Posts: 672 ✭✭✭✭
    Depending on your length, what I did to run trolling motor wire for mine is head to Walmart.  Bought 4 Gauge booster cables.  Removed the clamps.  Then I had one length of cable to run (color coded for ground/positive).  Much less expensive and easier to run.  And having heavier is better than lighter gauge (you could also just run the same with 6 gauge)
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