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Old March 13th, 2005, 18:15
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New Battery Tray

Well my stock plastic battery tray was starting to give up the ghost. It had a crack going down one of the tabs that hold the battery down.

To solve my probem I made a new one out of 2"x2" 1/8" angle iron. Heres a LINK to my Yahoo album so you can check it out. I basically built it around a Exide battery which is similar to a Red Top Optima. Any thoughts on the welds? I was just doing this whole project to get some practice welding as well. It was done using a Mllermatic 135. Thanks.

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Old March 13th, 2005, 18:44
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Re: New Battery Tray

Yur welds look decent. Could maybe use a little better penetration but that shouldnt be a concern with this project.
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