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Battery Boxes4008 viewsBattery Boxes just after painting
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Under Seat Battery Boxes when empty3435 views
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Underseat Battery box with 65 NiCd cells installed3484 viewsThis is with all the cells connected with Busbars.
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Front battery box with all 72 cells installed and connected4354 viewsCells connected with Busbars. I only had to use 2 short "jumper" cables to get everything connected.
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MKIIC regs for under the seat batteries. (closeup)3059 viewsShows the regs in place. All the regs are mounted to a sheet of very flexible clear plastic. (Actually, the back of a big blister pac of something I bought). I then stuck strips of velcro hooks to the back of the plastic, and this lets me stick the assembly to the carpet.
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MKIIC regs for under the seat batteries.2553 viewsThere are 7 MKIIC regs velcroed to the left side foot area. I put them here so I could see them, and it's hard to fit the MKIIC's under the seat.
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Battery Box Bottom9950 viewsThis is the bottom of the battery box. It is 3/4" plywood with a 2x2 edge frame.
The colored boxes are pieces of plywood cut to the size of Golf Cart batteries.
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9390 viewsThis shows how there will be 6 batteries across at the back. (there are 8 across at the front)
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Front Battery Box mounting frame3796 viewsSince the front battery box can't just sit in a nice pre-built holder (i.e. the bed of the truck), I had to build a support framework for it.
This box will hold 6 GC batteries.
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Front Battery Box plywood3973 viewsThis is the box that sits in the Engine compartment. It will hold 6 GC batteries.
I still have to insulate and fiberglass it.
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Battery Hold Down mounting4588 viewsBox is upside down. This shows all the flange nuts I put in the bottom for the battery hold downs to bolt into.
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Battery Box shaping3942 viewsAs you can see, I had to shape some of the corners to fit the rounded parts of the truck bed.
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