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Battery box

Postby housebg » Thu Mar 24, 2016 9:37 am

What is with the battery boxes they run from $45.00 to $150.00 I know the better the box they will be more but this seems a lot of difference has someone made this mistake all ready .And while on battery box how is it on a lowboy? :lost:

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Re: Battery box

Postby Barnyard » Thu Mar 24, 2016 9:44 am

Battery boxes do indeed vary by quality. The best bang for your buck, if you want a good one, is Norm Quay. He fabs his using the same gauge metal as originals and they fit like an original. Several guys here have bought OEM or Steiners and ended up wishing they had bought from Norm.

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Re: Battery box

Postby Cecil » Thu Mar 24, 2016 11:19 am

As Bill said the less expensive ones are a lighter material. You would not think this would matter until you mount a rear work light. The lighter steel lets the mount vibrate so much that it actually breaks off.

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Re: Battery box

Postby Denny Clayton » Thu Mar 24, 2016 11:43 am

housebg wrote:And while on battery box how is it on a lowboy?

Same box. :hattip:
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Re: Battery box

Postby Lt.Mike » Thu Mar 24, 2016 5:16 pm

I believe OEM closed their doors.
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Re: Battery box

Postby Jeff Silvey » Thu Mar 24, 2016 6:44 pm

As Bill said Norm is the man. Great stuff.
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