Go Back   EcoModder Forum > EcoModding > Fossil Fuel Free
Register Now
 Register Now
 

Reply  Post New Thread
 
Submit Tools LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 04-18-2010, 07:14 PM   #1 (permalink)
home of the odd vehicles
 
rmay635703's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Somewhere in WI
Posts: 3,329

Silver - '10 Chevy Cobalt XFE
Thanks: 351
Thanked 665 Times in 497 Posts
Kaneka GSA-60 37.7x39 how to mount on roofrack of my Miles ZX40 Mini Van?

I finally got a NON-broken GSA-60 48v 1 amp solar panel to run the desulphator on my minivan, now the tough part, how to mount?

It appears to be a pretty flimsy apparatus, I plan on using some high density like foam I have around and place 2 thick strips along the entire length glued to the back of the panel, not sure if kosher (will support weight to the roof), then drill a pair of holes in the metal to mount to my roofrack which has no xmbrs currently, it appears to take a 18mm large head bolt to mount into it.

Any recommendations? Looking at the panel it appears to be much weaker than I had hoped so reinforcement will be a must and dampening so it doesn't crack.

I almost am tempted to remove the cheasy aluminum channel stuff they have on the panel.

Then another concern, how do I get the power plugs for the kaneka without blowing my wallet? I figure I don't want to cut the plugs and plan on routing the power to the distribution in the rear battery box so I will need about 15' of wire, I plan on 12 guage so the drop is minimized (and I have some anyway)

Any ideas are appreciated.

Cheers
Ryan

  Reply With Quote
Alt Today
Popular topics

Other popular topics in this forum...

   
Reply  Post New Thread


Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Longtime Lurker Looking for Miles ZX40 Electric Micro van mods & information rmay635703 Fossil Fuel Free 49 07-06-2014 11:27 PM



Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.5.2
All content copyright EcoModder.com