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Old 06-30-2020, 10:36 PM   #1
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I had an idea to mount the battery between the links and driveshafts so far it's going pretty well but the axle housing needs to be sanded down

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Old 07-01-2020, 08:02 AM   #2
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You'll destroy your battery under there wont you? The bottom of my truck looks like freddy kruger had a go at it and Ive only had it for 2 weeks...
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You'll destroy your battery under there wont you? The bottom of my truck looks like freddy kruger had a go at it and Ive only had it for 2 weeks...
I know but it's going to be protected by a plasti dip and thick plastic skid plates

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The weight of a small pack like that isn't going to change the center of gravity of the truck by any perceivable amount regardless of how low it is installed. Taking off the inner fenders would have a more tangible benefit in changing COG than sticking the battery on the lower links.
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The weight of a small pack like that isn't going to change the center of gravity of the truck by any perceivable amount regardless of how low it is installed. Taking off the inner fenders would have a more tangible benefit in changing COG than sticking the battery on the lower links.
Well it something if it helps with the side hill I will add weight to it

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Old 07-01-2020, 08:31 PM   #7
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I agree with mr allister. I wouldnt. Especially with how volatile these packs potentially can be.

Last thing you want is your rig up in flames.

Id mount the smaller size pack on one of the sides.

Or get the bow house low cg Mount and cut it out so just the pack is covered and the links can articulate.
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I agree with mr allister. I wouldnt. Especially with how volatile these packs potentially can be.

Last thing you want is your rig up in flames.

Id mount the smaller size pack on one of the sides.

Or get the bow house low cg Mount and cut it out so just the pack is covered and the links can articulate.
With this pack the links can articulate fine, secondly I am mounting a custom pack thats smaller, lastly I'm making a custom skid plate to protect the battery plastic or aluminum.

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