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Old 12-19-2016, 01:22 PM   #1
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Default Relocate battery to trunk with donor 323ti?

Hello, how are you?
I was wondering if with a donor 323ti, I could achieve the battery relocation to the trunk with OEM spec.
With the donor car, I know I have all the wiring and battery holders necessary.

But my main question is with the trunk floor.
Anyone know of the trunk floor that is part of the chassi is different from a 318ti to a 323ti?
If it is, can it be easily swapped, or would I have to cut the trunk floor on the 323 and then weld it on the 318?

Any input is greatly appreciated.
Thank you.

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I just went to the junkyard and got all the battery stuff from another 3 series. Used the cord, and power terminal box. Put the battery in the spare tire area. You will have to fab a securing strap if you want. Between the power cord and my ground strap, it doesn't move, but an accident is another story.
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Old 12-26-2016, 01:25 AM   #3
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Hello, how are you?
I was wondering if with a donor 323ti, I could achieve the battery relocation to the trunk with OEM spec.
With the donor car, I know I have all the wiring and battery holders necessary.

But my main question is with the trunk floor.
Anyone know of the trunk floor that is part of the chassi is different from a 318ti to a 323ti?
If it is, can it be easily swapped, or would I have to cut the trunk floor on the 323 and then weld it on the 318?

Any input is greatly appreciated.
Thank you.

Best regards.

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I took out the spare tire stuff and placed a power terminal to charge additional items like a fridge and phones aswell as a connection to allow solar charging. I also fitted an amp for the subwoofer. I might place a motorcycle battery in one of the side cubbies for emergencies. Why, because I take this ti out into the wilderness and up to the mountain.

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Why do you want to relocate the battery?
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