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sPOD install with pics

Last month the gf & I took a little road trip & attended the Low Country Mud Rats 9th Annual Savannah LCMR Jeep Show & hung out with Lee and some other fools from around these parts. We talked shit, had some brews & soaked our feet in a kiddie pool while I threw down on a decent chunk of raffle tickets. Well I never win ANYTHING so was quite surprised when I heard my number called~ for an sPOD system!

This is definitely one of those things that I would never consider "spoiling myself" with. There's so much other shit out there that though this is certainly one of those "nice to have" things, I could never quite justify. BIG MISTAKE. I wish I had pulled the trigger on this thing loooong ago. Overall it took about 3 1/2 hours to install the system and undo the total hack job I had done with my CB, KC's & winch.

Anyhow, John's color instructions make for an easy install but I figured I'd post em up here if anyone ever needs a quick reference or if you're one of those folks that are sitting one the fence about getting one. You gotta do it. You won't be sorry.


Everything out of the box. John even hooked me up with a LVCO and some switch labels. What a guy!!

Not the first time The General has had the power tools put to it. Drilling out the rivets for the footman loop.

Just get the rivet head, don't drill all the way through.

The instructions stipulate reaming of the hole. DO IT. You'll thank John for the tip. Edit: This is not the same size drill bit for the rivets! I just matched up one with the piece of bent allthread that attaches the bracket to the header.

Switch bracket installed.

Harness routing.

Tightening the switch pod up.

This thing fits NIIIIIIIIIIICE!


More wire routing.


TBC

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More routing.

Here's the hole in the firewall to use for the harness. I wish I had known about this hole before... oh well. It doesn't matter anymore!

Harness taped up & ready to fish.

The Source

Is that sexy or what???

What the top of my battery used to look like. ASS

Zippin everything up nice & neat.


MAN what a difference!

The junk I pulled out of my junk.

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All buttoned up.

My intrepid "helper", Mo.

Her partner in crime, Ellie Rose

I even got a personal letter from John thanking me for supporting a great cause. Thank YOU John!

And THANK YOU Low Country Mud Rats!!!!!!

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Nice clean install... Quality product from a great company to deal with!

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Welcome to Club sPOD!
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Looks good!

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Thats awesome. Really made everything nice and neat! Great Job. A couple of the guys around here have that and swear by it.
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looks really nice man!

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Great write up ...looks awesome!

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Thanks guys~ but I wouldn't have the damn thing were it not for LCMR and John "The sPOD Guy". My bank account has been seriously nay nayin this item since way back when JSR put his in, like a year and a half ago. Course I've added skids, a second set of wheels & tires, Bilsteins, KC's, rear bumper, etc,etc, et-fuckin-cetra.

I've always wanted one.

I'm a dumbass.

If you want to add electrical circuits to your junk, this a badass way to do it.

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Congrats Scott!

You should move this to the write-up section and PM Gold Knight....its a great little "how to".


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Nice install! I have to sPod system and could not be happier with it and the costumer service is second to none!!


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That's fantastic. sPOD sounds like a great bunch of guys.
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Congrats Scott!

You should move this to the write-up section and PM Gold Knight....its a great little "how to".
Done! & Thanks!

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Now I am adding this to my list.
Seriously my list is working for me but I just keep going thanks to write-ups like this.
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Nice Scott...
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This before & after is what kills me.






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i love my spod nothing but good things to say had it for years now. i do wanna say whats hooked up to the side terminals of your batt? if thats a winch thats a no go. The side terminals on the optima are not rated for such current and you will blow em out just a heads up.
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Thank you participants of the Savannah Jeep Show

Thanks to all the participants of the LCMR 9th Annual Savannah Jeep Show and Poker Run fundraiser for the Blue Ribbon Coalition and the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund.
Your the ones that deserve praise!
Scott, it was cool to hear all the feedback from the winners of the sPOD systems we donated.
Here's to all our soldiers:

-John the sPOD guy
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The side terminals on the optima are not rated for such current and you will blow em out just a heads up.
Thanks for that tip.I did a little digging and indeed I will move it.

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Thanks to all the participants of the LCMR 9th Annual Savannah Jeep Show and Poker Run fundraiser for the Blue Ribbon Coalition and the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund.
Your the ones that deserve praise!
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Here's to all our soldiers:

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