Battery type for 1975 series 2

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Eyebrows
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Battery type for 1975 series 2

Postby Eyebrows » Tue Oct 02, 2018 10:01 am

Morning

I have just dragged a 1975 Daimler Sovereign LWB out of a barn and slowly getting it ready to get it back onto the road. I'm now at the stage I need a battery for it that'll fit inside the silly box thing preferably without shorting out!

Could someone please tell me the correct type of battery?

I'm thinking it might be an 069 type?

Hope someone can help

mike020150
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Re: Battery type for 1975 series 2

Postby mike020150 » Sun Oct 07, 2018 10:38 am

An 069 does fit but... The tops of modern batteries have changed shape and a modern 069 will only fit if you modify slightly the battery casing which contains the cooling fan. Old style batteries are available from more specialist battery suppliers although they are getting harder to find. Mike.
2014 XK Dynamic R convertible; 1977 Daimler Double Six Coupe; XE S


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