has anybody mounted battery sideways?

Discussion in '40- & 55-Series Tech' started by DSRTRDR, Aug 5, 2005.

  1. DSRTRDR

    DSRTRDR I can mangle anything ... SILVER Star

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    Due to space constraints, I am investigating the option of mounting dual batteries on their sides to accomodate both of them in the stock location. Does anybody have experience doing this?
     
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    woody unhelpful spotter Staff Member Admin

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    Gel cell batteries, no problems....I haven't, but lots of methods for it....
     
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    only with optimas...
     
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    Gumby Supamod Staff Member s-Moderator

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    Thoretically it should work with Optimas.
     
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    Two Odyssey PC925MJT's fit perfect. The next size up Odyssey will also fit w/ some mod to the tray; I forgot whose done this on the forum. I don't have any pics yet, still working on the project.

    Here's what they look like on my FJ80:

    http://homepage.mac.com/dfmorse/BattProj2/page1.html

    dfm
     
  6. Poser

    Poser Oh...Durka Durka Durka. s-Moderator Supporting Vendor

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    I think that John (landpimp) did that.....


    Just cannot find the link...


    He will post up pics again.... ;)



    :beer:
     
  7. dfmorse

    dfmorse

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    DS; here's what I was looking for:

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    dfm
     
  8. honk

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    You just need to fold down the side lips on the tray or use another tray to do it with most any small battery of, I think, group 35. The gellcells will probably give the best output in those sized batteries.
     
  9. nuclearlemon

    nuclearlemon not an addict Moderator

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    i have to mount mine in my 68 40 sideways as it mounts under the seat and the top posts would hit the bottom of the seat (all metal...)
     
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