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Old 2nd March 2016, 08:05 PM
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Original mini had the battery in the boot too. And the fuel tank. I was considering putting mine in the back left corner when I get that far with it...
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Old 3rd March 2016, 03:39 PM
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Exactly.

Arfon,44 years motor trade what do I know
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Old 3rd March 2016, 08:53 PM
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I just have one last question for Phil, with all of the advice you give out to everyone, all of your greater than thou opinions that you have, how many roadsters have you built from start to finish, you know completed on your own and through Iva

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Old 4th March 2016, 05:03 AM
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As long as it's in a separate box and that box is vented away from the fuel tank.

Battery is secured correctly and the cables are run in a sensible route (plus big enough)

There shouldn't be an issue.

I put a gel battery in the passenger foot well bit easier for cable running.
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Old 4th March 2016, 09:20 AM
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Hell fire Ben, I thought I got up early in the morning
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Old 4th March 2016, 10:01 AM
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yeah even beats me up at around 5 each morning at least I now know there are stranger folks than me lol
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Old 4th March 2016, 10:04 AM
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The answer .None:

It would take two things to cause a problem with battery and fuel in the rear of the car, accumulation of fumes from fuel tank and a dickhead that would leave something loose/near some thing to spark to ignite said vapour.
Iva fail I believe to seal rear compartment if it contains fuel tank.
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Old 4th March 2016, 11:38 AM
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Hell fire Ben, I thought I got up early in the morning


I was up at 3.45 ... I got to work at 5 ;-)
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Old 4th March 2016, 05:17 PM
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Why would Ben beat Gary up at 5 in the morning ?
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Old 4th March 2016, 10:16 PM
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I was up at 3AM, start work at 8:45...


Perils of being on call and automated allerting of system failuers that are not realy a failure... Back to bed at 3:30, back to sleep at 5:30, up at 6:50...

BAck on topic though.

Can you not bolt through the trans tunnel.

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