Overlanding 2006 Rubicon Unlimited (LJ)

Chris

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Fortunately we aren’t here much longer, planning to get into a house once our lease expires in February- can’t come soon enough.
In Colorado?

Good call on buying a house. We bought out first house 3 years ago. I'm super happy we did. Now my rent can't keep going up like it was when we were renting.
 
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A lot of projects have been held up by wanting to fix my battery cables being too short. I finally ordered new cables from custombatterycables.com, hoping to have time to run those this weekend.

Then I can be on to my auxiliary fuse block, winch rerun, CB wrapup (direct to battery), LED cubes, etc.
 

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I need to install my battery cables as well. I got new ones that I've been putting off for a while. My current ones aren't too short, just old and worn.

An auxiallry fuse block sounds like a good idea. Which one did you use? I have a ton of aftermarket stuff (transmission cooler, winch, amp, etc.), and a fuse block might be the cleaner way to do all of the installs instead of inline fuses.
 
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I need to install my battery cables as well. I got new ones that I've been putting off for a while. My current ones aren't too short, just old and worn.
It kind of sucks to have to do basic stuff like this than get that $150 toward a life or some other function, but suring up my base to build on over the longer term.
 
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It kind of sucks to have to do basic stuff like this than get that $150 toward a life or some other function, but suring up my base to build on over the longer term.
Which auxiliary fuse box did you use? I have a ton of aftermarket stuff (transmission cooler, winch, amp, etc.), and a fuse block might be the cleaner way to do all of the installs instead of inline fuses.
 
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rasband

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Which auxiliary fuse box did you use? I have a ton of aftermarket stuff (transmission cooler, winch, amp, etc.), and a fuse block might be the cleaner way to do all of the installs instead of inline fuses.
I’m still early in the research, but I think I’m planning to do an 80A circuit breaker (https://www.amazon.com/dp/B000THQ0CQ/) to a Blue Sea fuse block. To wire that in I’ll do another custom cables order to get the ends with lugs.
 
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Chris

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I'll be curious to see how you end up doing it. This would ultimately be a good idea for me, given how many accessories I have with their own inline fuse.