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Old 08-03-18, 06:33 PM   #1
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Question Lead acid batteries.Terminal covers.

Car batteries and leisure batteries have two holes by the terminals to take a plastic hinged cover with two pins that just push into the holes for terminal protection. Cars that have these covers fitted usually only have have one red one on the Positive terminal. "Thanks for your patience in reading my ramble so far"
My question is... Where can you buy such a cover or covers?
I have looked all over the internet without success. Can't even find a picture of one.
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Old 08-03-18, 07:49 PM   #2
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This what you are looking for?

http://www.quickcable.com/products.php?pageId=476
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Old 08-03-18, 07:51 PM   #3
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Why not salvage what you need from your local scrap metal dealer (ie off an old battery).

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Old 08-03-18, 07:57 PM   #4
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Why not salvage what you need from your local scrap metal dealer (ie off an old battery).
Looks like he's looking for OEM (new battery)terminal caps?
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Old 08-03-18, 07:59 PM   #5
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Maybe fire off an e-mail to one of the big battery suppliers like Batterymegastore they may be able to help.

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Old 08-03-18, 08:22 PM   #6
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Quickfit or other servicing garages probably throw them away by the dozen.
Try your friendly local garage.
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Old 08-03-18, 09:33 PM   #7
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Find the ones you like, say Ford, go into a ford dealer parts store and ask for one.

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https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/FORD-FIES...wAAOSwZ1FalVn2

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Old 09-03-18, 08:08 AM   #9
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THANKS for all those quick replies and links.
Yes I have now found them.
I think they are only available from a original car part supplier, hence the high price. which is a bit odd as most batteries have those two holes now and you would think that someone would be knocking them out for a few pence!..
Perhaps its best to use the flexible cap type that I have always used. Chris.
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