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Replacement Battery with stock hold down?

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I went to replace the battery in my MS6 last weekend and picked up a AutoCraft Gold 96R battery, but it was about 1" shorter than the stock battery so the hold down bracket didn't fit. Searching the forums for which batteries it seems that most people use size 35 batteries, but the online specs for them all seem to be ~1" taller than the stock battery (except the RedTop35 which is .5" shorter). Are there any batteries out there with the same height as the stock battery? If not, how does everyone modify their hold down bracket to fit the new battery?

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Another option that would work, but would be a bit of a pita is to take the oem peice and 1) bend the bracket that attaches to the frame down so that it goes down to the top of the battery, and 2) cut off part the bottom of the hook on the other side, and bend it back up (to make another hook) so that it works w/ the amount of threading on that rod.
I have a Kinetik Racing #577-KR5112 battery which fits perfectly.
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