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PO didn’t have it installed...still don’t understand why but no need to get pissed at something out of your control. The intercooler was pretty much sitting on top the battery. How it never shorted out I’ll never know.

I’m starting the process to design my own but I still need help even after searching pics here.

I can’t find a used one and I’ve found the bracket is no longer available. I was however able to buy a plastic replacement tray that fits but doesn’t help my situation. All it does is properly locate exactly where the battery should go so I can take measurements from there.

question 1- Are the tabs for the intercooler near the battery located flush with the top of the battery? From what I’ve setup it seems they are dropped down about 1.5” from the battery top surface.

question 2- How is the battery tray bolted down to the frame bracket? The plastic tray I bought just sits in there, no holes for screws I can see.

question 3- where do the j-hooks go?

any other suggestions are greatly appreciated.
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Here is what the battery clamp looks like. There are 2 J-hooks on the sides and it also connects to the virtical brace behind the battery.


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There's not much offset between the top of the battery (Group 35) and the mounting surface of the IC support/mounting tabs. I'd say around 8mm give or take. It's such that the IC sits level / flush with the seal molding under the engine vent.
 
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