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Old 03-20-2015, 12:10 AM
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Hello: Before I call Minn Kota I just thought I would ask if anybody knows what gauge the cable from the motor, 24 volt, 80lb., 60" shaft I Pilot to the battery is ? 6 ga. ? 8 ga. ? Helping my buddy install one. Thank You. Have a great season. O - R
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Old 03-20-2015, 01:11 AM
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I believe mine was 8ga.
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Old 03-20-2015, 06:00 AM
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From batteries to motor they recommend 6 gauge tinned marine wire. Dont forget the breaker
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Old 03-20-2015, 07:12 AM
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#8 sounds right for the short wire going to the male plug. I used 6 gauge from the female plug to the circuit breaker at thee battery.I also had to buy the optional adapter that attaches to the female plug to allow for that big of wire as max on the female plug was 8 gauge.
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Old 03-20-2015, 07:29 AM
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According to this parts list (#510), the lead wires from the unit are actually 10awg.

http://www.northlandmarine.com/image...rrova%2080.pdf

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Old 03-20-2015, 09:03 AM
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If in doubt, go bigger. In this case, bigger is better.
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Old 03-20-2015, 11:41 AM
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Absolutely no way id run 10ga. I ran 6 on mine. Dont forget your 60amp breaker. U can use a 50 self reset but mk calls for a 60. Those are manual reset. You'll have to order that. auto parts store usually don't carry breakers that big
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Old 05-03-2015, 11:35 AM
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my friend works with a guy who is upgrading his tm and will be selliing his 2013 terrova 80 lb 60 in with Ipilot link. does anybody know if there were any feature changes between the 2013 model and (current) 2015? what would be an acceptable price? I know him some what and he takes care of his stuff but does use it alot thanks,
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Old 05-03-2015, 11:44 AM
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The longer the distance the larger the diameter wire you use.

Anything under 10 feet is 8, after that 6 is recommended.
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Old 05-03-2015, 02:45 PM
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The longer the distance the larger the diameter wire you use.

Anything under 10 feet is 8, after that 6 is recommended.
I believe the Terrova manual has a charter showing something very similar to this,

I just installed this same TM last week and with the batteries under the center rod locker, they were we within the distance recommended for the 8ga wire
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