Missing Battery tray -73 Vega GT

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Missing Battery tray -73 Vega GT

Postby ol55 » Sat Dec 12, 2015 4:07 pm

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Any possibility of a reproduction battery tray?


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Larry
'73 Vega GT Hatchback hot rod.
'76 Cosworth
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Re: Missing Battery tray -73 Vega GT

Postby kgroombr » Sat Dec 12, 2015 6:04 pm

There was a run of reproduction trays 10 or so years ago. I think they were produced by somebody in the Cosworth Vega Association. That supply ran out a long time ago. I know there is a demand for them, but the problem is the Vega is so low density that realistically only a small amount of them will be made, which will make the price expensive. I adapted a Camaro battery tray that I procured for less than $20.

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Re: Missing Battery tray -73 Vega GT

Postby Smiley » Sun Dec 13, 2015 7:26 pm

Looks like you need more than a tray, but a $20 67-69 Camaro tray is what I used also.
I went to a sealed Optima battery so the new tray and replacement metal will not be getting an acid bath.
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