[V8] Battery for 1990 V8
indischrot at gmail.com
Mon Jan 14 14:52:55 PST 2008
Yup. If the battery is located in the passenger compartment (becoming
more popular these days), then it must have a bent hose to prevent
hydrogen gas from emanating into the cabin. Then again, it'd be a good
persuasion to stop smoking in the car..
Ed Kellock wrote:
>Not all batteries have a vent. It is in various places on those that
>do. There should be a clear plastic hose under the seat near the
>battery to hook up to the battery. It's necessary because the battery
>is inside the car and the gas that a battery vents is poisonous. The
>vent/hose is to route it outside the car.
>On 1/14/08, Campozano, Zay (CORP IT) <RCAMPOZANO at mgmmirage.net> wrote:
>>Hey guys, thanks for the info. Here is where my car knowledge becomes
>>blatantly clear: Vent hose on a battery, where, and why necessary???
>>Thanks again guys.
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>>From: Scott Simmons [mailto:indischrot at gmail.com]
>>Sent: Monday, January 14, 2008 2:25 PM
>>To: Ingo Rautenberg
>>Cc: Campozano, Zay (CORP IT); v8 at audifans.com
>>Subject: Re: [V8] Battery for 1990 V8
>>I believe FLAPS push 48's because all the 49's I've seen in the stores
>>do not have a vent hose. The 48's do.
>>Ingo Rautenberg wrote:
>>Whatever brand you get, remember that the proper V8 Battery is a group
>>49 (not 48 like all the auto parts stores will tell you). Also used by
>>Merciless Benz Cars.
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