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Hey guys,

Just wanted to hear from the Taurus experts about interior upgrades such as having a PS2 and some LCD screens in the car...

1) How much does that affect the battery life of the car?

2) Can I add an extra battery in the trunk just for that?

3) What would you suggest would be an ideal place for the PS2 inside a Gen III Taurus?


So far these are all the questions I have regarding this subject, I'll be sure to have more as I learn more
 

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Well i have a gen 2 and i have a 7.2" lcd monitor and a ps2.

I never have had a battery go bad from or lose life from it, but im always buying new batteries (JIC). But you could put an extra battery in your trunk to run the ps2, although all my stuff is wired into my fuse box. And i have came to the conclusion that under the passenger seat is the best place for it, but if you want something custom get it made into your glove box. BTW if your going to put the ps2 under the passenger seat, make sure u secure it, cuz im sure you dont want people kickin it!
 

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Thanks for the info bumpin_taurus...


Under the passenger seat does sound like a pretty risky place, as you mentioned kicking and all, not to mention if I ever need to move the seat forward or backwards...

I have a pic of a PS2 inside a Gen III, but the quality is so poor so I cannot be sure where it is installed exactly, but my guess is between the rear passenger seats in the openning that leads straight to the trunk.

Do Gen IIs have those?
 

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Ok I have some other questions for you guys:



Does having the screens and PS2 on when the car is off the same as forgetting the headlights on? therefore completely draining the battery? if so let me know.


I would also like to know what kind of connectors would be involved in this? I am totally clueless about this subject so can anyone fill me in completely about what I need to get and what I need to do here??

Thanks
 

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If you wire them up to the radio's power wire, then it won't drain the battery, but if you wire to the constant or "memory" wire, then it might drain some power.
 
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