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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 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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Battery Box Mount3315 viewsThere are 2 5/8" bolts at the back of the box to hold the box down to the bed. To keep these from pulling through the wood/fiberglass box, I put a long 1/4" thick steel plate behind each bolt.
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Battery Box Mount 3277 viewsThere are 2 more 5/8" bolts at the front of the box, with another steel plate for them.
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Battery Box Bottom Insulation3909 viewsThe insulation on the bottom of the battery box is permanent, and will be encased in the fiberglass.
It's 2" (1.5" actual) foam board.
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Battery Box Fiberglass3982 viewsThis is what the bottom looks like after being fiberglassed with a single layer of fairly heavy chopped mat fiberglass with Epoxy resin.
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Front battery box in truck4258 viewsThis is the front Battery Box that will hold 6 Golf Cart batteries under the hood.
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Rear Battery box in truck6008 viewsThis is the rear Battery Box that will hold 42 Golf Cart batteries in the bed of the truck.
(Someday when hitech batteries are reasonably priced, I'll remove this and mount the pack under the bed.)
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Breaker Boxes4506 viewsThe black box on the left has 3 Airpax 250A DC breakers. These will have a bar bolted to their handles so they all switch together.
The other box has the 2 breakers for the charging system.
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