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Posted March 06, 2011 - 12:28 PM

Got my new battery installed in the LGT 165. Had to fab a hold down as there wasn't one. While I was at it, I cut some pieces of old inner tube and glued on to protect and help with holding power. Its a group 26, rather large, but it fits.

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Posted March 06, 2011 - 01:25 PM

batteries sure are pricey these days, as you must know. I just posted in another thread of my $67 battery for my diesel conversion. Usually I use a #26 battery, but I had to go slim with a #51. I think the #26 at Walmart was $50.

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Posted March 06, 2011 - 02:03 PM

You think one battery is bad? I dropped 200 bucks at Walmart last year for a pair of Group 29 Marine grade for the Electric Springfield conversion. This year my budget for more electric conversions /GE battery upgrades could be in the neighborhood of $1000, and that would be at Walmart LOL. But great work on the mount, I might use your rubber idea for the Springfield so I can avoid a battery tray.
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Posted March 06, 2011 - 03:35 PM

I bought this one at O'Reillys. $69. Got tired of replacing Wallyworlds every two years. Don't have to worry about cranking or running lights.
Thought the rubber would help keep the battery from moving plus keep the acid at bay.

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Posted March 06, 2011 - 04:57 PM

If you guys think 12 Volt Batteries are expensive try buying a 6 Volt One...first, you have to find someone that has them in stock.... I spent $124 for a 6 volt Interstate battery for my Farmall Super A & that's with a Core!!!!!
If my Back wasn't so bad I would of just kept using the Hand Crank 'cause it has a Magneto.

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Posted March 06, 2011 - 07:23 PM

If you guys think 12 Volt Batteries are expensive try buying a 6 Volt One...first, you have to find someone that has them in stock.... I spent $124 for a 6 volt Interstate battery for my Farmall Super A & that's with a Core!!!!!
If my Back wasn't so bad I would of just kept using the Hand Crank 'cause it has a Magneto.


Saw 6V batteries when I was at TSC yesterday. Didn't check the prices though.




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