Battery hold down trays/Optima Batterys

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  1. Matt94GT

    Matt94GT Legend SN95 Supporter Retired Staff

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    I have a optima battery, just wondering how ppl held theirs down? Anyone have one of those fancy hold down trays/boxes? Some look pretty damn cool but are like $120 was thinking of it but not sure if its worth it.
     
  2. wayne94mustang

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    i have a red top and i used a u-bolt exshaust clamp but not the u-bolt part(i dont know what to call it)..anyway it had the same curve as the cells of the battery so i used 2 small allen head bolts and bolted it to the facory hold down.works and looks perfect......but those optima trays look SWEET!!!
     
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    I was going to use one and move the battery to the rear but the tracks I visit now and then will not approve them because it is still not enclosed. Looks nice and would be solid. I seen UPR makes one and at FFW they had then for $89.
     
  4. Dalamar

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    You don't need one.
    I have a red top.
    If you turn the wedge shaped hold-down sideways, and re drill the hole, it bolts in the same place.
    I can take a pic of mine if you want.
    LemmeNo
    :)
     
  5. Matt94GT

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    I dont know where my stock hold-down went lol but if I find it ill ask for a pic :)