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    TM wiring

    This question has probably been asked before, but I can't find anything in the search.

    Anyways, I have a 08 Cougar that has the factory 24 volt Fortrex on it and I plan on replacing it with the Ultrex 112. I know that I have to add a third battery, but not certain if the wiring can handle the 36 volt. Question is, will the wiring need to be replaced?
    2008 BC Cougar w/ 250 Pro xs

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    The wiring should be fine. Higher volts means less amps. 8g is usually plenty so if you’ve got that already there shouldn’t be any need to change it.

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    2008 is 6 gauge wire.

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    Thank you, I should be good to go with the 6 ga.
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    You will be good with the 6ga, but you will need a 60A breaker at the battery and remove the 50A that is in the jumper.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jonestrollingmotor View Post
    You will be good with the 6ga, but you will need a 60A breaker at the battery and remove the 50A that is in the jumper.
    John
    Thank you, I live in Jacksonville and will be paying you a visit soon to get what I need to make the conversion.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ButchP View Post
    Thank you, I live in Jacksonville and will be paying you a visit soon to get what I need to make the conversion.
    OK, we're here 8 to 5, Mon - Thursday. Look forward to seeing you

    BTW, Jacksonville is Air Force, are they going to fly you down in a C130??
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    Lol, I just live on base. I'm actually Army. I'll skip the flight and drive on over.

    BTW, can you IM me a price for the Minn Kota Ultrex 112 ipilot mega link 45".
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    PM sent. Thanks
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