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    Questions for Mitch

    All great info from kalieaire. Leaving it stock, you will never get an AGM to 100% charge. The diodes provide an affordable alternative to buying an upgraded alternator. Solar is a must in my opinion, and the solution I would use given the information you've provided. A permanent installation...
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    Group 31 battery tray quest

    Just saw Brett's reply that this isn't for the factory location, which is what mine, and the rago that I linked are intended to replace. I've never really found a decent auxiliary platform designed for turnkey.
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    Group 31 battery tray quest

    A tray does nothing to "reinforce" the factory platform/fender connection, nor does a bracket. Lawndartdesign took his 5th Gen 4Runner through Mexico following Raptors at speeds he should not have, and even though he had a Pelfreybilt tray securely installed (by me at Goose Gear), he managed to...
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    Group 31 battery tray quest

    Is this for a stock location upgrade? Because a tray is not needed. The factory “tray itself is a piece of plastic that does very little to secure the battery. This is partly why my bracket is 4 inches wide, to hold the battery from twisting as much, but it can be cranked down to the point there...
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    Group 31 battery tray quest

    Fixed it for you! :D
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    Group 31 battery tray quest

    The one I just developed fits all you mentioned
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    [Open Discussion] Pros & Cons of Daytime Running Lights and Aux Lighting on all the time

    Baja Designs has said they are coming out with DOT approved lights for on-road use. Rigid already has them. I have the Rigid DOT approved lights that replaced my fog lights, and they are adjusted so the cutoff is about license plate height on a car. I run them all the time. But my lightbar stays...
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    Truck Theft Crosspost

    Ahh. He can call it 1M in gear, his auto insurance has limits. lol.
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    Truck Theft Crosspost

    And that record stands at 43 years running. Side note: If you leave Ten THOUSAND dollars worth of photo gear in your vehicle, you're an idiot. Plain and simple.
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    Dave's Jeep JL Rubicon: The Gray Goat

    Scotch locks ... <cringe> Other than that, looks great!
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    SoCal: 2018 Toys 4 Tots Toy Drive & Campout

    I have made a Quadruple Chocolate cake using chocolate milk as the fourth chocolate ingredient as opposed to regular milk... THAT was too rich. But if you really want death by chocolate, we could always ice it in a fudge buttercream, for a Quintuple Chocolate Cake.
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    SoCal: 2018 Toys 4 Tots Toy Drive & Campout

    We're in to camp. Probably do Dutch Oven Triple Chocolate Cake.
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    The Random Thoughts Thread

    Ha, now that I'm back at AEP, maybe you'll see some of my work pass through there! Congrats on your new job!
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    Prototype Battery Box

    Or.... (LINK)
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    Prototype Battery Box

    Instead of the glass AGC fuses, might I suggest... https://www.bluesea.com/products/category/14/26/Circuit_Breakers/Push_Button_Reset-Only or https://www.bluesea.com/products/category/14/27/Circuit_Breakers/Medium_Duty
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