How To Install Fox Body Mustang Battery Tray & Cable Kit

Posted 1/25/2018 by Tyler Rodriquez

Follow along as we walk you through how to install a new Fox Body Mustang battery tray and cable kit.

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Tools Required

  • Socket Wrench
  • Socket Set
  • Jack Stands
  • Socket Wrench

Installation Instructions

  1. To begin, loosen and remove the positive and negative cables from the battery.

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  3. Loosen the factory battery hold down retaining bolt with an 8mm socket. Remove the bolt and hold down block from the car.

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  5. Remove the battery tray bolt and battery tray from the car. Remove the speed nut from the car.

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  7. Support the car on jack stands and located the negative ground on the engine block near the front of the oil filter.

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  9. Remove the factory retaining bolt with a 1/2" wobble socket and extension and get the old cable out of the way.li>
    How To Install Fox Body Mustang Battery Tray & Cable Kit
  10. Position the new cable into place and retighten the factory retaining bolt.

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  12. Pass the cable up into the engine bay. Cut any related zip ties and then removee the old cable from the car.

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  14. Remove the 9/16" retaining nut from the positive side of the fender solenoid. Remove the old cable from the post and position the new cable into place and retighten the retaining nut.

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  16. Take this time to clean the area. Zip tie the negative cable alongside the starter cable.

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  18. Install the speed nut into the frame rail provision and position the new battery tray into place.

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  20. Install the provided short 8mm retaining bolts into the fender and fully tighten.

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  22. Install the long 8mm retaining bolt through the tray and into the speed nut and fully tighten.

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  24. Route the negative cable along the fender and secure it with the preinstalled harness clip.

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  26. Position the battery into place in the correct orientation. Reinstall the battery hold down assembly and fully tighten the bolt.

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  28. Install the positive cable onto the battery post & tighten the bolt.

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  30. Install the negative cable onto the battery post & tighten the bolt.

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  32. Reinstall the coil cover & factory retaining hardware. Check your work, verify the car starts and you're all finished.

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