Dual Battery Install in 2014+

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  1. AdventureTim

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    Has anyone installed a second battery in a 2014+ LR4? The references I can find online are either for the V8, or other-market (e.g. Aus) 2014+ models. There's not a whole lot of room under the hood with the SCV6; I've been thinking either a smaller AGM battery in the empty space on the passenger side, near the front bumper, or a LiPO4 somewhere in the trunk space.
     
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    I have the same question for the 2013 LR4. I'd like to put in a second battery...
     
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    On a NAS 2010-2013 it is relatively easy, there is room in the second battery compartment inside the engine bay after you relocate the transfer case control module sitting in the middle of it. Here is a lengthy but helpful thread that explains the procedure in detail: http://www.landroverworld.org/threads/lr4-second-battery-install.23254/

    On later model years (2014+), that box is occupied by a lot more stuff having to do with the stop/start system, so that won't work.
     
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    Thanks for linking. I knew it was here somewhere.
    Reading that again made my head spin and reminded me why I haven't done it. :)
     
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    Anybody even installed a CTEK D250?
     
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    I was thinking of using a REDARC DC-DC converter, but the CTEK looks pretty good too.
     
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    Pricy and no solar connection. CTEK is a very good unit.
     
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    I don't have time to search now but I do recall reading a post a while back about a member with a SCV6 who was able to make some room and install a 2nd battery.
     
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    I have the Traxide SC-80 setup with a separate solar charge setup.

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    That's an impressive looking setup.

    I need that. Well, I need half of that. All I really want is a live Aux port in the rear, actually. But I have to admit, it seems intimidating to get there...
     
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