I wouldn't try any "tricks" to replace the 12v.
Obey the 5 minute rule (or whatever the manual says) before replacing, and just bite the bullet on the few things you have to reset (like the clock); it really isn't that much.
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on Wed Jul 12, 2017 6:20 am, edited 1 time in total.
2011 Blue Ocean SV w/floor mats & window tint
12v LiFePO4 battery & FIAMM 74100 horns
Wet Okole seat covers (front)
Tor's low-power heater mod
2013 sun visor
3G modem upgrade
L2 EVSE Upgrade
Battery Pack replaced (Rev E) @51 months and 41k miles