348 Challenge Internal Battery Pull and Extinguisher Pull Correct Placement

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348 Challenge Internal Battery Pull and Extinguisher Pull Correct Placement

Post by Stradaleboy » Wed 10. Jan 2018, 03:39

Hello all, I am a long time lurker first-time poster. I am currently in the process of preparing a 1992 348 Challenge. My principal question is what is the correct way to install the interior battery disconnect? From most period pictures I see the red battery "key" placed on the passenger side of the tunnel. It is my understanding from research that both the internal cable and the external cable are attached to the red battery "key" at this point with the external pull loop placed just below the windshield on the driver's side. I hope this is all correct if you believe it is not I am all for suggestions. My biggest question is where does the interior pull loop go on the driver's side interior? I am also struggling with the correct placement for the fire extinguisher pull to be placed? Any and all help is appreciated, I have truly fallen in love with the 348 Challenge during this project.
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Re: 348 Challenge Internal Battery Pull and Extinguisher Pull Correct Placement

Post by challenger24 » Thu 11. Jan 2018, 12:44

Will send Pictures of mine soon.
welcome on board ;-)

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Re: 348 Challenge Internal Battery Pull and Extinguisher Pull Correct Placement

Post by challenger24 » Fri 12. Jan 2018, 14:43

Here they are, both Babys different
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Re: 348 Challenge Internal Battery Pull and Extinguisher Pull Correct Placement

Post by Stradaleboy » Fri 12. Jan 2018, 15:35

Do you have any pictures of where your pull is placed, that is within the drivers reach while fully harnessed in?

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Post by challenger24 » Fri 12. Jan 2018, 16:46

Good question...

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Re: 348 Challenge Internal Battery Pull and Extinguisher Pull Correct Placement

Post by Ianbts » Fri 12. Jan 2018, 20:36

ImageThey took the easy route with mine! Pull on the passenger side.
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Re: 348 Challenge Internal Battery Pull and Extinguisher Pull Correct Placement

Post by Stradaleboy » Sat 13. Jan 2018, 05:36

Thank you for all the pictures and information. It seems that there is no standardized placement for the interior pull. I would venture to say that this piece was left up to the driver's discretion. For judging sake, I am thinking as long as it is easily reachable and looks natural in the cockpit we should be safe. Any opinions guys?

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Post by Ianbts » Sat 13. Jan 2018, 10:39

A third option!
Good luck.
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Re: 348 Challenge Internal Battery Pull and Extinguisher Pull Correct Placement

Post by Liuck420 » Sat 13. Jan 2018, 11:01

Stradaleboy wrote:
Wed 10. Jan 2018, 03:39
Hello all, I am a long time lurker first-time poster. I am currently in the process of preparing a 1992 348 Challenge. My principal question is what is the correct way to install the interior battery disconnect? From most period pictures I see the red battery "key" placed on the passenger side of the tunnel. It is my understanding from research that both the internal cable and the external cable are attached to the red battery "key" at this point with the external pull loop placed just below the windshield on the driver's side. I hope this is all correct if you believe it is not I am all for suggestions. My biggest question is where does the interior pull loop go on the driver's side interior? I am also struggling with the correct placement for the fire extinguisher pull to be placed? Any and all help is appreciated, I have truly fallen in love with the 348 Challenge during this project.
I share mine opinion for the correct position of 2 pull...
Screenshot_20180113-105822.png
First pull
Screenshot_20180113-105711.png
Second pull
For me 99% correct

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Re: 348 Challenge Internal Battery Pull and Extinguisher Pull Correct Placement

Post by Robin348C » Mon 15. Jan 2018, 09:48

Liuck420 wrote:
Sat 13. Jan 2018, 11:01
Stradaleboy wrote:
Wed 10. Jan 2018, 03:39
Hello all, I am a long time lurker first-time poster. I am currently in the process of preparing a 1992 348 Challenge. My principal question is what is the correct way to install the interior battery disconnect? From most period pictures I see the red battery "key" placed on the passenger side of the tunnel. It is my understanding from research that both the internal cable and the external cable are attached to the red battery "key" at this point with the external pull loop placed just below the windshield on the driver's side. I hope this is all correct if you believe it is not I am all for suggestions. My biggest question is where does the interior pull loop go on the driver's side interior? I am also struggling with the correct placement for the fire extinguisher pull to be placed? Any and all help is appreciated, I have truly fallen in love with the 348 Challenge during this project.
I share mine opinion for the correct position of 2 pull...
Screenshot_20180113-105822.png
Screenshot_20180113-105711.png

For me 99% correct
Mine is at the same position. Both of them.

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