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Old 07-07-2018, 07:14 PM
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Ya. I think that will look better than tape. Plus, you know over time, the glue un gummy's and comes apart making a gooey mess
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Old 07-07-2018, 07:24 PM
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Back at it.

My original plan was to tie the 2 10/2's to the Tek cable under a drawer...no dice...had to extend the 10/2's up and over...much cursing...yes, the OEM wires will be secured.









Got the angles cut and sandblasted for the batteries:



Painted up 1st coat.



Back to removing the rest of the tray:



New angles in:



Mocking up plate that will mount the bus bars etc.



Placing the batteries:




Welding underside of eye hook for securing the batteries:



1/2'' polyurethane for spacers between the batteries:





Eye hooks....will be using turnbuckles to secure them:



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Old 07-07-2018, 07:29 PM
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Thickwall heatshrink to make sure there are no disasters should it come loose or when working on them:



1'' x 2'' bar....heatshrink is big ass stuff.



Rust removed:





Plate painted up:



Copper busses about to be tin plated to resist oxidation:



Nasty shit:



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Old 07-07-2018, 07:44 PM
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A lot of work! That's a beautiful truck frame underneath those angles.
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Old 07-07-2018, 07:54 PM
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A lot of work! That's a beautiful truck frame underneath those angles.
Thx...and yeah....I really have to get my shit together and get back to work on it.
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Old 07-07-2018, 08:25 PM
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Very nice work Duncan, looks awesome!
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Old 07-10-2018, 06:41 PM
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Getting there...

4/0 on the right to give a size idea:



Busses to be covered:





Get it mounted tomorrow hopefully:



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Old 07-11-2018, 12:03 AM
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You must have a trip coming up?
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