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[aprssig] RE: D700 Honda Odyssey Mounting Options

Chuck Gooden cgooden at insightbb.com
Wed Nov 16 00:07:43 UTC 2005


Brad [VE3BSM] wrote:

>If you run a seperate power cable for the rig, including the -ve lead direct
>to the battery, remember to fuse the -ve wire too, or a loose battery ground
>strap (it does happen) can become very expensive when you next try to start
>the engine!..
>  
>
Sorry, I still don't see this.  Would not the starter be a parallel
connection?  If the Battery groud lead was disconnected how would the
starter current go through the radio?  Assuming the radio power leads
run directly to the battery (Both + and - leads).

I believe I am missing something but just don't see it yet, sorry. 
Working on cars is one thing I attempt to avoid at all costs.






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