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Old 11-02-2003, 10:23 PM
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Trees again you have inspired me! I don't know why I never thought of that myself.. Brain fade I guess...

Will the Optima fit on a standard battery tray? I think I can make a hold down out of u channel aluminum. Or do you use the nylon tie down straps?

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Old 11-03-2003, 07:48 AM
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Hey, Mark

I had to make my battery tray wider to accommodate the Optima ... and I use a piece of V-shaped aluminum for the hold-down (covered it with red electrical tape.



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I have an Optima Red top that I bought 4 1/2 years ago and it has been great but you should be aware that it does have vents. On the opposite side of the male posts you will see round protrusions with a poress material inside them. These are the vents. I learned this from the Optima factory yesterday. I also learned that when you mount the battery the factory recommends that these vents be mounted so that they are toward the top. Sooooo when they say that the battery can be mounted in any position this is true but you may experience some acid leakage at the bottom of the battery if you mount the battery with the vents at the lower part of the battery as I did.
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Original post was 10-30-2003, 09:52 PM and the guy hasīnt been around here in years.
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