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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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I had this same issue when i put a duralast gold in. follow these steps and it works great !

- un-bolt tray
- go to hardware store and get two spacers. about 1 1/2 inch or 2 inches.
- get two longer bolts with same thread pattern.
- bolt tray back down.
- find a spacer for metal rod/hook.
- put battery and stock tie down back and its good to go !

i will get some pics if i can. raining for days here
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