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Old December 20th, 2008, 06:24 PM   #1
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Thumbs up Ruffstuff Dual Optima Battery Boxes!

Well you asked for them, here they are!

We are very particular about how these go together because we see so many broken and cracked weld battery hold downs, and most of the broken ones weren't cheap either.....The real problem we have found with the easily broken ones was multiple welds on too thin material, some are only 20 gauge.....They simply can't take the vibration.

We followed the form of our single battery boxes and made these with very close tolerances so they didn't have to be too thick of material because if it fits well it won't be bouncing around. So we use 12 gauge (about 1/10" thick) and only TIG the center tab, that should avoid the vibration cracks around the welds the rest are so famous for.

Each battery has a hold down in the shape of the newer battery top (if you have an older Optimas they will still fit). We do not predrill any holes for mounting because you will want to mount them for YOUR vehicle and not have to work around someone else's idea of what is right. They can be bolted or welded in but remember that batteries are heavy.

Here is the side by side widthwise......

And here they are lengthwise......

They are priced very fairly at $78 each and remember the GL4X4 10% discount can be applied towards these and any of our other products.

Dan Fredrickson
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