Battery

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  • #15077
    starfire61
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    Any recommendations on what size battery to use in a Jetfire without going the vintage-style battery route?

    #15078
    captiannapalm
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    Antique Auto Battery should be able to help

    #15079
    jensenracing77
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    I got one from AutoZone that fits fine. 35-DL. Basically, you are looking for a group 35 battery if you go to another parts store. If it has a handle on it I would take the handle off. they hug the hood insulation really close.

    #15080
    62cutlassconvert
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    I bought a SP-22F, fit perfect. Was told it’s Nla as a car battery and is designated a garden tractor batt. Works good, 3years old, left lights on About a year ago and ran it flat and it charged back up and still going.

    #15141
    captiannapalm
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    I picked up a battery tray off of a 62 F85. It looks completely different that the one I have on my 62 Cutlass. thoughts.

    #15142
    joe_padavano
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    [quote quote=15141]I picked up a battery tray off of a 62 F85. It looks completely different that the one I have on my 62 Cutlass. thoughts.[/quote]

    There are two styles, the one with the bracket that goes over the top of the battery and the one with the small clamp on the side. My South Gate-built 62 wagon came with the latter. Unfortunately, the batteries available today that fit don’t have the ridge that the little bracket clamps to.

    #15161
    62cutlassconvert
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    The SP-22F has the ridge, fits perfect for the little bottom clamp.
    If I had a choice I’d gone with the top clamp style, more versatility.

    #15214
    allen932
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    62 F85 is recommended i am using this in my Ford truck which i use for towing services nyc queens, and I have been using this for 2 years and no complaints so far. there are some other good companies in the market but this one is a reasonable price and have a good performance.

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