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Old 26 November 2008, 05:34   #11
Country: UK - England
Town: Southampton
Boat name: SMH Rib / War Shot
Make: Ribtec / Scorpion
Length: 4m +
Engine: 10hp Yam / 150hp opt
Join Date: Sep 2003
Posts: 1,902
Originally Posted by Downhilldai View Post
4-cyl Merc 50 needs hardly any CCA to fire it up. Local motor factors will sell you a dead basic car battery for around £25, which will be fine, unless, as jyasaki says, you're running lots of electrical gear while the motor isn't running/charging. If you are, then consider a 2nd battery (leisure type), to run your toys, when the motor's switched off.

When the battery on the 5.4 went dead I replaced it with the cheapest one Halfords (because they're open on Sundays) could supply. Worked a treat with my 90hp 2 stroke.

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