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putting battery in trunk

Discussion in 'Civic and CRX - EF' started by autox 89 dx, Jul 3, 2008.

  1. autox 89 dx

    autox 89 dx Member

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    Well today I went to kragen and bought a battery tray and hold down and made a 16ga. braket to support it I mounted it in the rear corner on the passenger side then ran 4 ga. from the engine bay to the trunk.Now I have to make a battery box but I dont know if I should make it out of aluminum or maybe S.S. even maybe a lite gauge PVC coated galvinized what do you guys think ? I have many choices since I'm a sheetmetal worker and can make it out of anything really even copper but it will probly get stolen :D
     
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    efhondakid My name is Byron. VIP

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    I would go with aluminum, and then paint it, just glue some foam-rubber to the inside top so if the terminals do come in contact with it, it doest short out.
     
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    phunky.buddha Admin with a big stick Admin VIP

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    Make sure you vent it.
     
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    Bkkfarang New Member

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    stainless steel ,would be my pick , remember to be safe and legal it needs to seal and be vented
     
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