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Since my turbo is taking up the space that used to be occupied by my battery, I needed to move it. It’s common practice in a ‘hot rod’ to relocate the battery to the trunk, or boot, depending on where you’re from.

In my case, I needed to remove the fuel tank to make that happen. You may or may not run into this issue. I just want to prepare you in case you do need to remove it.

Here’s a link to the video where I removed the fuel tank: Video link posted when available.

I realize this isn’t 100% complete. I still need to run the positive cable. I’ll be covering that in a future video when I remove the interior to install the new wiring harness. Till then, this should get you started.

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My battery kit: https://lmr.com/item/UPR-9005/Mustang-Battery-Relocation-Kit

My battery: https://www.optimabatteries.com/en-us/yellowtop-deep-cycle-battery

My choice of positive battery terminal: https://www.jbtoolsales.com/audiopipe-ebt0488p-premium-multi-output-battery-terminal-positive#oid=1002_1


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