View Full Version : 22i battery?

04-29-2004, 05:32 PM
Does anyone here have the 2nd Battery option in thier 22i? Mine is going into the shop next week to get one but I need to know where they are going to put the additional battery so I can plan the location of my sub box.

Thanks for any help you can give me!

04-29-2004, 05:47 PM
I have the dual battery on mine from the factory. One is in the compartment under the glove box area. The other is under the seat area across from the engine on the passanger side of the boat. The battery switch is located inside the compartment by the glovebox also.

04-29-2004, 05:54 PM
It goes in the left (port) storage compartment along the fwd wall of your built in ice chest and just otbd of the compartment access door. The switch will be just above the #2 battery.

04-29-2004, 06:06 PM
Billspin-- Sorry, you must type faster then I do.

04-29-2004, 06:16 PM
Thanks guys.. That's actually going to pose a problem for my sub box so thank a ton for letting me know..

Now I have to build another sub box that will fit somewhere else.. damn

04-29-2004, 06:27 PM
All of the sub installations I've seen. The subs were installed in the compartment just fwd of the driver. The amp were installed in same compartment as the second battery.

04-29-2004, 06:39 PM
This may be a stupid question but... Is it OK to Cut a hole in the wall where the drivers feet go and mount the sub, or do you just build a skinny box to go in there?

04-29-2004, 06:53 PM
I got the sound system installed at the factory also and they did cut a hole in the wall by the drivers feet for the sub

04-29-2004, 06:59 PM
Cool Thanks, Did they build a box on the backside of the wall or is it just open?

04-29-2004, 07:00 PM
it is just open into the compartment

04-29-2004, 07:17 PM
Cool! That's what I'll do then... Sounds pretty easy.

Thanks for the help!!! I'll post some pics once I get it mounted!

04-29-2004, 07:51 PM
What year 22i do you have?

04-29-2004, 08:48 PM
Brand new brotha!

I just picked it up a couple of weeks ago... I don't have any pics yet but here's the set up:

04 22i Riders (lower hull is pacific blue the rest of the hull is white)
Interior is platinum with white and pacific blue accents
Polished wake designs evolution tower and racks
335 hp EFI
PP wakeboard pro
bow cushion
I didn't get factory ballast because I plan on putting a rival ballast system in eventually..

Anyway I am PUMPED! We threw a couple of sacs in it and the wake is great for what we do..

04-29-2004, 08:58 PM
I didnt know the 22i had an optional bow seat cushion? How much was that goodie?

04-29-2004, 09:08 PM
Honestly I can't remeber... My wife had to have it so I didn't really pay that much attention... Less than 200 bucks I'm sure..

There's really not a lip on the inside of the bow cushions so the insert is actually like a wedge that goes up from the floor

04-29-2004, 09:23 PM
The '04 22i will have a notched hole for a 10" sub already in the drivers kick panel, if you press on it towards the bottom and the cover for the steering cable you should feel the notches. You can cut the carpet with a knive, peel off, then cut Penske board with a saw.

04-29-2004, 09:50 PM
Awesome ! I'll check it out! Thanks!

04-30-2004, 01:35 AM
one thing to keep in mind is that the stock sub in the kick panel is an open air sub (ment to be w/o a box). if the sub your using isn;t an open air sub, it will sound really bad (technical term). If your putting in a high quality sub, you will still need to build a box. Calrions open air sub (the stock one) actually does pretty good for an open air, but box subs sound much better/harder.

04-30-2004, 02:10 AM
I'm actually using a JL WO3 so I will still need to build a box.. I might just hook it up and see how it sounds without one... then if it sounds like crap I'll build one for the back side of the kickpanel.

05-18-2004, 09:25 PM
Yeah I went with a built box on the inside of the kick panel. It thumps!!

My second battery installed by Tige' Watersports is under the middle of the observers seat towards the Starboard or drivers side of the seat. Or the part where the walkthrough is to the bow. It's not a liftable cusion. I guess they unbolted the seat and placed it there, or maybe they can slide it into place through the storage area behind the observers seat storage area. I will have to check.