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Old 08-26-2013, 09:04 AM
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I thought I'd do a little write up on this because in my months of searching I couldn't find a single person that had mounted a twin ARB under the hood of a 3.6 JK and thats really what I wanted. I have a 2 door with the fold & tumble seats and side air bags so under the seat wasnt easy & I really wanted it under the hood.

So I found MORE makes a dual battery tray, we did some modifying to mount the ARB securely:
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First things first - let the air out of the front tires!
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Next we pulled the old battery tray, fuse box & air intake:
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The dual battery tray requires chopping & reusing a part of the old battery tray, so we did that & then a test fit of the tray & ARB before adding the battery:
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Everything fit perfect - heres the final install:
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I wanted the switch on the A pillar:
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It did throw a code & check engine light came on at first start up but we went back & found a wire had not been connected. There was a ton of wiring involved, especially having to remove the fuse box.

I aired up my 35 from 0 to 30 in 2 1/2 minutes. Its quick! It was a pretty long install, I'd say it took 2 very knowledgeable Jeep people probably 8 hours total, but it was well worth it, I'm super stoked & think it looks like it came from the factory there.
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Very cool. I've been thinking about do this too.

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Nice looking install. Good job.
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Old 08-26-2013, 05:22 PM
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Thanks guys, I'm super happy with it. Let me know if I can help you at all flyingbig.
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Sueby I am thinking about getting the MORE dual battery tray for my ARB twin compressor. I wanted to find out what you have your compressor mounted to and how you have it staying vertical? I like the way yours looks and how clean it is. Sorry for reviving such an old thread.
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Most people mount them on the passenger side. Here is a video of the install:

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Most people mount them on the passenger side. Here is a video of the install:

ummm that'd be the driver side lol. And yes I have seen that. Very popular. I want to see how Sueby did it, i think i like it near the battery and vertical.

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