First I want to say I have been searching and am including my findings below. I have not found a viable solution yet for a location to put an aux battery in my WK2 V8 Overland.
I just got back from a local shop and they and I are stumped... When you open the hood, you find absolutely no space under it with the V8 taking up most of it. Everyone with Quadra-lift can't utilize the space under the drivers seat that mirrors the battery box under the passenger's seat. All of the electronics for the air lift are in there.
I'm not done yet with it though. I have 2 spots left. I am curious as to what is behind the panel on the driver's side across from the subwoofer panel (the first picture). The second spot I'm unsure is by the spare tire area.
Here are my findings so this is all in 1 thread:
Jeeperskreepers posted a similar post last year:
Seems like everyone is talking about a "detachable" battery solution to either use when you need it or mounted on a trailor. Though, from this thread, John47 posted an interesting link to a guy who found a rather strange place to mount the battery lol...
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I would end up ripping that out of the bottom the first rock i go over though.
This is where the main battery is located btw...
Under the hood reveals no space for the V8:
This is the V6. It has a little more room in the front but that would probably be a hot area...
There has gotta be some space in this thing to fit a spare battery
The shop said that if I put on an aftermarket cold air intake and cut it short, I could mount a battery where the stock intake is now. I really don't want to do that because it may be too close to the engine and suck in hot air instead. Anyway, I need to sit on this one for a little. I would really appreciate any ideas!!!