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Old 05-09-2019, 09:30 AM
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The backer plate is riveted on with the nutplates
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Old 05-16-2019, 11:55 AM
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Been there...done that!
Always remove the ground first and install last.
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Old 05-16-2019, 12:00 PM
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Always remove the ground first and install last.
Yea... lesson learned. and install rubber thing over the cable mount. if something falls on it, it is so close to the FW that it will likely also cause sparks.
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Old 05-16-2019, 04:06 PM
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David,

Here’s my build log pic. I used -3 stainless bolts with nut plates behind the FW for easy battery box removal. No need for a bunch of extra beef on the FW. The battery is so light that it’s not an issue. BTW the battery can be rotated 90* if you want the terminals reversed. Great idea by earthX. Good luck!

http://www.mykitlog.com/users/displa...g=267701&row=3
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