CasaDelGato - Images from the House of the Cat

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Before Cage 110822 viewsMy Living room before the cage was setup
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Pulling the engine10515 viewsRemoving the 460cui gas engine. (Having a forklift really made this easier.)
All 762 pounds of it!
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Position motors9549 viewsMotors were mounted to the transmission, then lifted in from below.
Transmission was then bolted to it's mounts, and the motors placed on blocks to keep everything in position
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Battery Box Bottom9336 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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8793 viewsThis shows how there will be 6 batteries across at the back. (there are 8 across at the front)
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Building Motor Mounting Framework8618 viewsWe decided it was easiest to juts build the motor mounting framework in place. Carefully cut pieces and clamp them in place, then tack weld it all together.
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Motors Installed8045 viewsEverything is in and bolted down. The framework is mounted to the original rubber engine mounts that used to support the 460cui Gas Engine.
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