Battery Explodes

Joshua Van Tol josh at
Thu Oct 31 20:30:46 EST 2002

> This is very sobering, the though of having a battery explode as a
> somewhat
> common event.  Especially for those of us who have the battery in the
> passenger compartment (under the PS back seat).
> I think I'll go pry the tops off my maintenance free vented battery and
> check the fluid level today.
Or do what I did, and install an optima. You need to tip it on its
side, modify the lower mount plate, build a retainer strap, and get a
slightly longer negative cable, but it fits quite nicely, won't leak,
and spins the engine over right quick.

More information about the quattro mailing list