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Battery Box Bottom8197 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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7591 viewsThis shows how there will be 6 batteries across at the back. (there are 8 across at the front)
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2356 viewsShows were the 6 rows and 2 dividers will be.
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2432 views2 Dividers and front/back panels added.
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1732 viewsAll walls installed.
Note that all wood-wood mounting is by gluing them together, and then using deck screws as well.
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Front Battery Box mounting frame3122 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 plywood3274 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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PFC-50 location4607 viewsEven with the huge engine compartment that used to hold a 460cui engine, I'm having trouble cramming everything in.
A PFC-50 charger is BIG, and while there is lots of free space, none of it is the right shape for the charger, or there are other things that will be there.
So, it looks like I'll be mounting the charger at the back of the engine bay, behind the battery box, but tilted up so that I can still reach the controls on it.
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Battery Hold Down mounting3815 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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