Lucky to get an Sdkfz-222 - Looking for Advice

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Leonard Rose
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Lucky to get an Sdkfz-222 - Looking for Advice

Post by Leonard Rose » Wed Sep 18, 2019 2:56 am

Picked up a built model that has the sound and drive modules installed. There is a connector labeled 24 volts. From search of this forum, found that the recommended batteries are two 12 volt 4.5 Ah units.

Have a couple questions regarding the installation of the batteries and hope to receive some assistance and advice. Due to the limited space, what has been for preferred locations and the means to mount the batteries. For charging, it would seem that it would be beneficial to charge the batteries in place rather than removing them from the vehicle.

Thank you in advance for any advice,
Leonard

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Re: Lucky to get an Sdkfz-222 - Looking for Advice

Post by mark lawson » Wed Sep 18, 2019 7:46 am

The batteries are located in the front of the hull these go in through the turret ring then the body is attached to the chassis, once the chassis is attached to the hull its not possible to remove the batteries due to the gun mount, batteries are taped together for strength.
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Leonard Rose
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Re: Lucky to get an Sdkfz-222 - Looking for Advice

Post by Leonard Rose » Wed Sep 18, 2019 8:24 pm

HI Mark
Thanks for the information, will need to remove the chasis and then wire a harness that will also allow charging the batteries in place.

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