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gfe05111952 George Earwaker
Falls Church, VA, USA   USA
Here's pics for you, Zster. I've got the battery turned around to accommodate a battery cut off switch mounted through the firewall to the passenger parcel shelf. It will fit the other way around as well. thumbs up



George
1967 Triumph GT6
1967 Triumph Spitfire4 Mk2
1968 Triumph Spitfire Mk3

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TheZster Steven Z
SAINT LOUIS, MO, USA   USA
1978 Triumph 1500 "BLK-BRY"
Perfect - Thanks....

Notice you're not using a hold down...….. any particular reason?

Z



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clshore Carter Shore
Beverly Hills, FL, USA   USA
It's a good practice to employ a terminal insulator on the 'hot' post with our cars.
The 'flip up' type are easy and inexpensive.

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walla walla, WA, USA   USA
1969 Triumph Spitfire "Walla Walla"
1969 Triumph Spitfire "Portland"
1972 Triumph Spitfire MkIV "Spokane"
1975 Triumph Spitfire 1500 "Dayton"    & more
This is the result of a PO installing the battery with terminals forward and no insulator on the posts.
da



Dan Aycock
Walla Walla, Wa.
Yellowhawk Valley Spitfires
69, 69, 72, 75, 78, 79 Spitfires


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sampattr250 Sam P
Harwinton, CT, USA   USA
Z,

Napa lists both a group 24 & 34 in there Legend series:

8424 : CA @ 32F 890 CCA @0F 725

8434 : CA @ 32F 985?? CCA @0F 800.

Both technically fit in my 72 Spit, however the group 24 is taller and will not fit with a battery disconnect switch. I had to make two trips to my local NAPA



Sam

1968 TR250
1972 MK IV Spitfire


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gfe05111952 George Earwaker
Falls Church, VA, USA   USA
In reply to # 1601793 by TheZster Perfect - Thanks....

Notice you're not using a hold down...….. any particular reason?

Z

New battery in Dec. & haven't gotten around to making one up. Those from our suppliers are too short, so a custom hold down is needed.



George
1967 Triumph GT6
1967 Triumph Spitfire4 Mk2
1968 Triumph Spitfire Mk3

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