Range Rover - Second Battery
How I stuffed a second Optima in the left front area.
The steering pump reservoir sits higher than I'd like, but the hood closes without a divot in top. Mostly it is the hood insulation getting compressed on the top. If you look at the other pix, you'll see I just didn't have the room that everyone else seems to have for repositioning the reservoir. I don't get it, why is mine a problem? Possibly my reservoir is larger? I just don't seem to have the room between the radiator hose and the air cleaner housing that others do. Logic says I'm missing something... I have the yellow top as far over as possible, and still I needed to sit the reservoir OVER the corner of the battery, see below.
I've stuffed a boatload of crap on this side of the engine bay... I'd love to get rid of the ABS stuff, that sure would give me some working room. I have the ARB compressor, a remoted ignition control module (on the aluminum L piece between coil and battery), the vac switch/pump along side the ARB compressor.
I used 4guage welding cable to connect the two batteries because I had a bunch of it laying around. Ideally I'd like to enlarge the cable, especially when I hook up the winch.
Vacuum Reservoir is now on the passenger side of the firewall.