Chevrolet Service Truck equipped with a ZENA mobile welding system
pictures on this page detail key aspects of a ZENA welder installation into a 3/4
ton Chevrolet service truck with a V-8 engine.
installation of the Welding Power Generator was accomplished by making a simple welded
support bracket which attached to the vehicle's existing alternator bracketing, and
which was combined with a ZENA A300 universal mounting bracket (drilled and tapped
for two 5/16” bolts) which was attached to the support bracket with two 5/16” bolts.
case, the truck had a serpentine drive belt system, necessitating the use of a ZENA
Add-A-Pulley™ retrofittable secondary pulley assembly. This accessory eliminates
the need to make any changes to the stock drive belt system.
Add-A-Pulley™ attached to existing alternator.
Site fabricated bracket is used with ZENA A300
universal mounting bracket to mount Power Generator
strap us used below the bracket assembly (attached with a 5/16” bolt) to further
secure and solidly fix the position of the bracket assembly.
Ready for fabrication of tensioning bracket
A215 bracket is used to secure the unit's position and to tighten the drive belt.
Belt length was selected so that the Power Generator's drive belt tension is adjusted
by pulling out and down on the Power Generator
Everything together & ready to weld
vehicle is used for frequent welding jobs and was also equipped with an ASC1 automatic
engine speed control accessory and a BJ150.4 lead extension kit which is used to
make it easy for workers to attach and remove welding and control cables.
ASC1 Automatic Speed Control
to install from scratch - approximately 4 hours (including time to design installation,
bore and tap holes, buy materials and fan belt, and bracket fabrication).
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