Battery Tie down?

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  1. jun10r

    jun10r New Member

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    Ok, so I found the Dorman hold down kit, but my battery is still moving around. I cannot see spending $60 on the super bling kits, but wanted to see if anyone had used one of the J hook kits or straps?

    I am wanting to secure it for AutoX and in the future HPDE and similar activities!!! Thanks in advance for any and all suggestions that will meet their tech inspections.

    Sam
     
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    mcglsr2 Well-Known Member SN95 Supporter

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    Assuming battery is in stock location? I have used this:

    Braille Battery Hold down at Summit Racing - $20

    It has worked just fine at autoX and road racing events. I no longer need mine (as I am relocating the battery), I'll be happy to give it to you if you pay for shipping. I can take some pics of it - it's used and has some rust on the wingnuts, and I had to trim part of the bracket down to prevent it from hitting the hood when closed, but it's yours if you want it.

    Edit: Here, you can see the hold down in this shot:

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  3. jun10r

    jun10r New Member

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    Wow, that would be awesome, send me a msg and I will zap you some paypal cash? I have been reading your build up thread, I think I am on page 10 or so!!! I can see me following along in a similar approach. I started eyeballing the brake kits out there, and started lining up help for the sub-frame connector. I may start there based on your experience/thread!
     
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    mcglsr2 Well-Known Member SN95 Supporter

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    I'll PM you shortly. I recommend brakes and SFC's as one of the first sets of upgrades - you will immediately notice an improvement in the way the car feels and drives.