Posted by Patrick HMD on January 10, 2013 at 23:24:52 from (220.127.116.11):
Lets face it, those IH factory boxes are a PIA, not very user friendly, too confining, and in due time the bottoms will eventually rust out. Here's my solution.
A very simple fab job. I used 1/8"x1"x1" angle bar and a couple of 3/8"x9" machine bolts converted to 'T' bolts. The pictures tell the story.
If any of those pieces rust out in the future, they will be easily re-fabricated at minimal cost.
Flush mounted using 3/8"x 1" countersink screws to 2 already existing tapped holes.
The battery itself is a huge heavy duty truck battery with cranking amps to spare from Interstate batteries. Too big to fit in a factory stock "M" box anyway. So I had no choice but to do something rather than just let in sit there and bounce around.
I had been putting it off, but now that I'm ready to drop my belt pulley housing in I decided to take action while I still had all that wiggle room.
Not OEM I know, but that's the least of my worries.
This post was edited by Patrick HMD at 23:33:19 01/10/13.
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