What the shop manual declared to be a 40 minute task was accomplished by our crack team in about 20 minutes, and removal of the coffin lid's 22 bolts took under 5 minutes; light work with many hands!
|Underside orientation and discussion of the designated lift points.|
|The sarcophagus will reveal its secrets|
|The battery lift is certainly earning its keep!|
|38 custom-sized lead-acid 8 volt batteries. WHY, Ford, WHY!|
|The upper stack has heat pads bonded to the sides, rest have them below. Battery heating was activated in freezing weather only when connected to a charging station. This would be a useful feature to retain with the lithium pack.|