battery maintenance

Henry A Harper III hah at
Mon Jun 23 15:26:35 EDT 2003

The Interstate I bought a year or two ago had a vent orientation that was
different from the Kmart/Penske brand that it replaced, but (eventually)
came with a little kit/piece of extra hose that made it work. I seem to
recall an additional trip back to the Interstate distributor at the time.

Henry Harper hah at
1991 200 quattro, 119.9k
1988 GTI 16v, 236k

> PS: I wish this list had a list of aftermarket
> batteries that fit our cars (read with the right
> size vent hole in the correct location).  I was
> surprised back when I dealt with the above problem
> that the Interstate battery recommended for our car
> did not have a useable vent (I think it was oval
> instead or round, and maybe on the end instead
> or the side like Audi's ... or vice versa).

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