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Old 06-28-2011, 05:29 PM
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Default battery connection question

so with all the electrical i have running to my battery its starting to look like crap, im wondering how all of you have everything cleaned up... pics would be awesome!
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Old 06-28-2011, 05:35 PM
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what does yours look like?
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Old 06-28-2011, 05:36 PM
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well its raining right now or id take a pic, but basically a cluster fuck. like 4 or 5 wires going into the positive and 3ish going into the negative...
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Old 06-28-2011, 05:37 PM
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Hey Ben!

use a junction box from PAINLESS WIRING thru Jegs

http://www.jegs.com/v/Painless/764?s...FRpNgwodXjxYaA
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Old 06-28-2011, 05:41 PM
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that link just sent me to jegs, i dont see any junction boxes...
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Old 06-28-2011, 05:44 PM
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I have always wanted to use a bus bar for all mine but haven't got around to making one. i know ace hardware has them. im sure other places have them as well. mine usually ends up like your saying.
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yea with 4.10s a 3.slow and 33s it will be a 3.dudegetthefuckouttamywayyouresoslow
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Old 06-28-2011, 05:44 PM
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worked for me dude.
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Old 06-28-2011, 05:45 PM
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OK...how about this one ?...


http://www.jegs.com/webapp/wcs/store...m=junction+box
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Old 06-28-2011, 05:50 PM
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hmmmm may have to buy one! its been annoying me, aaaaand i wanna get the battery moved to the bed soon.
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Old 06-28-2011, 05:52 PM
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this may be a dumb question, why do you want your battery in the bed?
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yea with 4.10s a 3.slow and 33s it will be a 3.dudegetthefuckouttamywayyouresoslow
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Old 06-28-2011, 05:54 PM
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hmmmm may have to buy one! its been annoying me, aaaaand i wanna get the battery moved to the bed soon.
The Bed? is this to make the engine compartment more Pretty?

Be sure you get a quality battery box with a lid

You arent gunna paint it PURPLE are you? LOL
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Old 06-28-2011, 05:55 PM
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^^ he SHOULD!
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Old 06-28-2011, 05:55 PM
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well im going to be doing a solid axle swap and putting in coil overs that will be coming into my engine bay, so im trying to make some space in there as well as keep the center of gravity low.
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Old 06-28-2011, 05:56 PM
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ben im really fraking curious. why do you have so much shit on your battery.
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Old 06-28-2011, 05:56 PM
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well im going to be doing a solid axle swap and putting in coil overs that will be coming into my engine bay, so im trying to make some space in there as well as keep the center of gravity low.

Gotcha!

In THAT case ...
PAINT IT PURPLE!!!
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FRONT 3'' Susp Lift/REAR 3'' susp.+ 3" blocks,06 Mirrors
31"/10.5"-15" BFG on AR-172 Polished Rims,Smitybilt Console
95 Mustang Saleen Seats,Alternating Blinker MOD
Pioneer CD/iPod/GPS,6.5 Polk Audio/6.5 Sub-Woofers,
Stainless Bed Extender,Throttle and Dome Light MOD,
12" Tool Box,Billet Grille,NightShade Tint,Projector Headlamps
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