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Old 07-24-2011, 11:56 AM   #1
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bouncin' batteries Batman !!

clip that holds battery strap broke today.
where to get one quickly before we move the coach on Friday ?

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I just threaded the strap through the slot in the battery tray and didn't replace the clip.
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Any Auto or Marine shop should have them of different sizes.
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Old 07-24-2011, 02:16 PM   #4
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Think Bungy cord as temp.
I lost the battery tray and strap in the middle of Wyoming-Used two bungys and they held all the way tho Washington.
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I went to Home Depot and bought 1 inch wide ratcheting tie down straps, wrapped them around batteries and the tray and sinched them tight. Works great.
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Mine aren't even strapped... someone must have not replaced them.
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On my 2000 Dutch Star the acid ate through the straps and I drove 4 1/2 years without straps. I got rid of those acid spitting batteries in 2001 and bought AGM batteries. Batteries are still going strong in my 05 DS ten years later.
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