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Old 05-30-2008, 05:35 PM   #21
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Hey Greg,

Will those zip-ties near your batteries hold good enough?
I would think that normal operation and vibrations of your van would cause them to fail, (someday.)
I would replace those plastic zip-ties with some strong metal wire.



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Old 05-30-2008, 05:54 PM   #22
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The zip ties only hold the handles down once the batteries are installed.

Greg, the photos aren't doing me any good. I can't really see what is going on. I've looked at all of them and all I can focus on is that sweet Dynatrack axle... can't seem to tear myself away and look at the batteries...

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Old 06-03-2008, 12:15 AM   #23
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Jage, my batteries are mounted behind the rear diff in front of the XL storage and bolts between the frame. SMB made it to hold the battery boxes. Quite a bit of weight but now I feel like I have endless power. Before with the single battery I would run low if I used the heater all night and lights for 3 or so hours. We measured and found I had about 1 inch to spare to sneak in a second.
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