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Old 09-28-2012, 08:14 PM   #1
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Battery box

Just got home with our new Pod. Couldn't help but notice the battery was held on the front frame member by a strap and a prayer. The only thing missing was a sign, "$100.00 battery, free for the taking".

I needed a secure place to keep two batteries, a selector switch, and maybe room for wheel chocks, hitch locks, etc. I bolted a metal tool box to a new angle iron cross member. I insulated the battery compartment with rubber garage floor tiles (Lowes). I added a divider to secure the batteries and make a second compartment.

I hope the pictures come through.
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Old 09-28-2012, 08:23 PM   #2
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Looks great !

Congrats !

And welcome to the forum !



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Old 09-28-2012, 08:40 PM   #3
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Looks great, Nice job. Frank
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Old 09-28-2012, 08:52 PM   #4
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Fabulous. Make sure you have vent holes, so the batteries can let off those fumes. I did not see any in your pics, or they could be at the back.
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Old 09-28-2012, 10:07 PM   #5
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Fabulous. Make sure you have vent holes, so the batteries can let off those fumes. I did not see any in your pics, or they could be at the back.
A very valid point.
You don't want that lid blowing off with a BOOM when charging.
A drain hole or 3 might also not be a bad idea.
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Old 09-29-2012, 08:18 AM   #6
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Ditto to Herk and miatared. But nice work none the less.
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Very nice and welcome to the forum.
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