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stang106
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From: God's Country!... Port Alberni B.C. Canada
Registered: Jul 2001

posted 12-30-2002 11:27 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for stang106   Click Here to Email stang106     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
For relocation in the trunk in a ragtop. Do I need a poly box or can I fab my own bracket? I will be using an external on/off switch. Also the spare tire is mounted on the pass side, so is there an ideal battery and spare placement for traction? I have absolutely NO traction (2.3 60') so I had better get to work and do things properly.
Dave

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'70 ragtop Stang
351W - 13.70 @104.

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steve'66
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From: Sonoma,CA,USA
Registered: Mar 2000

posted 12-30-2002 11:46 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for steve'66   Click Here to Email steve'66     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Dave,

You can fab your own brackets, but you need to seal off the passenger compartment from the trunk. Otherwise you'll need a box that is vented to the outside for the battery. Also you'll need a min of two 3/8" dia bolts (not j-bolts) holding the battery to the trunk floor. Just seal off the rear seat and package tray with aluminum and bolt the battery down om the passenger side.

SteveW

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