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Old 08-20-2013, 02:09 PM   #1
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HELP! Where to install Bussman Relay Box


I pulled the Bussman Relay box that I built for my TJ and want to install it in a new 2013 JK. ther problem is that I have no idea where to put it. There used to be some room between the Battery and Fuse box on the older JK's but there doesn't seem to be any there now.

I also thought that there might be enough between the battery and the Fender, But there is not enough room there (although there IS enough for a 80A Circuit breaker)

I have seen people mount sPODs here onto this bracket, but the sPODs must come with a special Mounting bracket, as there is not a flat place to mount the standard Bussman Bracket..

the last possible option is between the master Cyl and the engine, but I kinda want to put in an onboard compressor in the future, so I am kinda reserving this area...

So any help would be awesome!

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Old 08-20-2013, 02:49 PM   #2
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Not sure if my setup is the same as yours but I took an old cutting board, cut it to size, bolted my relay box and fuse box to the cutting board, then took some thick foam pieces and used Velcro to anchor it down to the top of the battery. I basically used the foam to create some space/insulation between the top of the battery and the board. The positive and negative cables from my fuse box anchor one side due to the gauge of the wire and the Velcro just helps stabilize it on the other. I have seem to have plenty of clearance between the hood and the new boxes. On the left side I have extra wire tucked in to allow freedom to move the whole board should I need to get to the battery in the future. I have had no issues so far (knock on wood). LOL
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Old 08-20-2013, 03:02 PM   #3
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I mounted mine in front of the brake lines, and I was still able to fit a compressor. Had to bend the mounting bracket a tad to line up to screw it down but worked like a champ.

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