Coach Batteries for 2008 Grand Star
I have a 2008 Grand Star on a Freightliner Chassis for which I'm the second owner. When I purchased the rig, there were two Type 24 12 volt batteries installed as coach batteries. However, both the data plate on the battery tray and the Newmar technical reps say I should be using two type GC2 6 volt batteries (same as on my previous Class C). My issue is that there are mounting bolts which hold the battery tray to the frame but they stick out about 7/8" and are located approximately 9 3/8" from the tray floor. Since the tray is only 7 1/4" deep, I can't get a two type GC2 batteries (U2200) in the tray without the fear of having the bolt punch a hole through the battery case. Can someone explain what I'm doing wrong or what they did to get past this bolt.