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Unread 05-03-2009, 09:45 PM   #1
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MSD-6A Mounting Location Ideas?

I'm looking for some idea's on where to mount my MSD box, i was thinking fenderwell, but my fenders are fiberglass, and i'm not sure that would work out too well. I was also thinking mounting it up above the heater box, in the cab, would it get too hot up there?

Where are you guys mounting yours?

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Unread 05-03-2009, 10:08 PM   #2
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I mounted mine behind the firewall. You can buy an extension line for the magnetic pickup trigger at summit.

http://store.summitracing.com/partde...5&autoview=sku
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Unread 05-03-2009, 10:28 PM   #3
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i have that little guy from summit, you wouldn't happen to have a picture would you?
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Unread 05-03-2009, 10:43 PM   #4
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i have that little guy from summit, you wouldn't happen to have a picture would you?
Sure .
msd-8862_cp.jpg  
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Unread 05-04-2009, 12:25 AM   #5
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I mounted mine right below the fuse block, but I had previously moved my ebrake which might interfere normally. I didn't end up needing the extension either
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Unread 05-04-2009, 04:02 AM   #6
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I used an extra nuts so I didn't have to mess with the bolts.






Next to the glove box.
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Unread 05-04-2009, 07:12 AM   #7
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I mounted one on the firewall above the 258 (a PITA), a second Jeep got one mounted to the passenger side fender.

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Unread 05-04-2009, 11:37 AM   #8
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mine is mounted on the passenger side fender below the battery where the stock jack assembly was.
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Unread 05-04-2009, 12:03 PM   #9
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I'm with GPER, mine is mounted behind the dash panel.
If the water gets that high, I have other problems!
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Unread 05-04-2009, 12:09 PM   #10
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Does anyone have a picture of their box mounted behind the dash panel?

right now i'm undecided between top of passenger fender, or behind the dash some where

I do like the way yours is sitting GPER, except i still have speakers in my dash, so i don't think that will work as well.
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Unread 05-04-2009, 01:27 PM   #11
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mounted on the top side of the passenger fender. It fits nicely since the CJ hood is fairly tall.
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Unread 05-04-2009, 04:00 PM   #12
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Passenger fender mount.....


http://i487.photobucket.com/albums/r...a/101_2545.jpg
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Unread 05-04-2009, 04:45 PM   #13
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There are no issues with a glass fender install if you just run a dedicated ground tag. Not even sure if it even needs a ground.
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Unread 05-04-2009, 05:16 PM   #14
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There are no issues with a glass fender install if you just run a dedicated ground tag. Not even sure if it even needs a ground.
Don't need a ground since the module has the large 'Black' wire to ground it... And the case DOES NOT need to be grounded.

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Unread 05-04-2009, 06:55 PM   #15
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I don't see any problems with it on a glass fender. I have a one gallon air tank mounted to my fender for years now without problems.
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