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#31 Jammy

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Posted 11 November 2008 - 04:00 PM

Link in Ethel's post is out of date, now use this one:

http://www.performan...ery_information

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Posted 04 July 2010 - 07:55 PM

i have a porsche 911 battery in mine.. had to file down the holding platic sides (to bolt into the porsche battery boy) and it fitted snugly in! i will take a photo next time im round the back to show you.. its a halfords one.. but it turns the car over nicely :D

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 10:08 PM

I have a ride on mower hattery in mine haha! all I had laying around. Off an old 3 cylinder kubota engine.

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 11:06 PM

I've just replaced my battery today. I got a type 096 (labelled as 100) from eurocarparts. they charged me 34.74 as they gave me a trade discount even though im a new customer to them. Hehehe. RRP was 73.39 on it though.

The battery fits perfectly in the standard battery box, its a very snug fit but if you drop it in straight then it does go. And i managed to just squeeze my spare wheel back in too!! i dont think you'll get a bigger battery in there.

Well worth the money!!

#35 Skortchio

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Posted 23 January 2013 - 12:42 AM

Bought an 096 myself a few weeks ago, VERY snug fit - had to trim the bottom edge slightly to get around some seam in the battery box but it sure ain't moving!

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Posted 23 January 2013 - 08:57 AM

is it as easy as just putting a bigger battery in I have an SPI would i need to change anything else ?

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Posted 23 January 2013 - 10:57 AM

You got it, just unbolt the old and plonk in the new.
If you got for absolute max size possible (096) then you might need to trim the 'boot' of the battery a touch, the plastic flares out at the bottom a little but a whip round with a sharp knife is all it needs.

You could upgrade your earth strap while you're at it, I'm fitting a larger ICE install so changing the earth straps and live cable for heavier gauge.

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Posted 23 January 2013 - 02:54 PM

would i have to change the earth strap and live or is that a personal preference ? cheers :)

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Posted 23 January 2013 - 04:19 PM

Just personal preference :thumbsup:

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Posted 05 February 2015 - 10:03 PM

Link in Ethel's post is out of date, now use this one:http://www.performan...ery_information


Updated link http://www.performan...s.co.uk/search/

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