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Help finding parts for adding battery post anchors on my truck

Discussion in '3rd Gen Tundras (2014-2021)' started by tnine, Jun 10, 2021.

  1. Jun 10, 2021 at 12:48 PM
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    tnine

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    Hi all,
    I have a 2016 Tundra, and I have enough accessories that my battery terminals look like a rat's nest. I have a Winch, Baja Lights, AMP Power Steps, ARB air compressor, Wireless Air Controller, and a Switch Pro 9100. I need something to extend my terminal connectivity so that my ring terminals are a bit more distributed instead of stacked on a singular post. I found this, but then I'm adding SAE posts to an entirely metric truck, and it irritates my OCD ;-p.

    https://www.quadratec.com/products/...og6VoQLmk8jciDVYSiVVm1ALUKowJfpwaAtPlEALw_wcB

    Does anyone know of something similar for a Tundra? I've ordered these to re-use the existing clamps, but the holes aren't big enough for the M10 bolt on the existing clamps.

    https://www.quadratec.com/p/quadratec/-JL-HDBT-extreme-duty-battery-terminals-jeep-wrangler-jl

    Thanks!
    Todd
     
  2. Jun 10, 2021 at 1:00 PM
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    If you want a cleaner engine bay I would say you should try the power tray. I'm also thinking of adding the SDHQ Battery Termnal as well.

    Bus bar, negative terminal block and fuse box from Blue Sea Systems
    IMG_20210530_040110_230.jpg
    You can see that with this option you can immediately locate and see everything.
    Even allows you to mount the switch pro Vertically so it doesn't void the warranty.
    IMG_20210530_040104_073.jpg
    Another view from far away but again makes things easier to locate and makes it easier to get into the fuse box if installed correctly. I'm mounting mine to the inner engine bay sides instead of on top of the fuse box cover.
    IMG_20210530_040101_232.jpg
     
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  5. Jun 10, 2021 at 1:13 PM
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    Seems to me you might need a fuse block, if those accessories are not fused properly you could find your truck on fire one day.
     
  6. Jun 10, 2021 at 2:05 PM
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    Thanks for the feedback everyone. All of my accessories are individually fused, so I'm not worried about fires thankfully. I didn't use a fuse box but had a power distribution block. Unfortunately, the distribution block broke loose when off-roading, and I lost power to some accessories. My power distribution block was mounted to the Rago fabrication plate for my ARB Twin scroll directly above the fuse box. However, the distribution block wasn't a particularly high-quality product.

    That failure is why I want to go back to connecting directly to the terminals, to increase the redundancy within the system and avoid a central failure location except for a massive battery failure. If that happens, I have bigger issues anyway. I ordered the SDHQ terminals, I'll let you know how it goes!
     
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