[Mgs] Batteries for an MGA
mvheim at sonic.net
Sun Jun 14 17:04:27 MDT 2020
Agree, a lifting strap is recommended. Also, avoid the variants with clamp-down flanges on the base — these will make it too large for the opening, although if necessary they can be trimmed off with a utility knife.
> On Jun 14, 2020, at 11:04 AM, Michael MacLean <rrengineer.mike at att.net> wrote:
> Yes a group 26 battery fits in a "B" battery tray, but you had better have a lifting strap on that battery. The fit is so close you will have a devil of a time getting it back out to change next time if it's just a bare battery. Been there, done that.
> Mike MacLean
> 69 MGB GT
> 60 Bugeye
> 56 Austin Healey BN2
> On Saturday, June 13, 2020, 8:30:10 PM PDT, Max Heim <mvheim at sonic.net> wrote:
> Don’t know about MGAs in particular, but a Group 26 12v battery fits in the battery tray of a B.
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> > On Jun 13, 2020, at 2:56 PM, Dale Katzfey <dkatzfey at woh.rr.com <mailto:dkatzfey at woh.rr.com>> wrote:
> > When do you get batteries that fit the trays for a 58 MGA? I have some Interstate batteries from 20 years ago, but I had to modify the tray to make them work. I am restoring it now and have replaced the battery trays and don't want to modify them. Is that possible?
> > Thanks,
> > Dale
> > Southwest Ohio Center CC
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