• 1 Vote(s) - 5 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Battery ?
#1
I have a couple of questions. What is the correct size battery for a 1973 vert with a 351 Cleveland. Second questions what was the difference between a regular battery and the heavy duty one that my car came with for an extra change of 13.52



John J
  Reply
#2
According to my references, the following applies:

351 2V (Manual Transmission) = 45 Amp-Hour Rated Battery as standard

351 2V (Automatic) = 55 Amp-Hour Rated as standard

351 4V = 55 Amp-Hour Rated as standard

The 70 Amp-Hour Rated battery was optional on all three applications.

BT

Do the RIGHT thing.
  Reply
#3
The correct battery group should be a 24R. The difference is that the heavy duty battery will have more cranking amps, more cold cranking amps (an important consideration where you have cold winters), and more reserve power after it has been used.



“If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.”
--Albert Einstein
  Reply
Share Thread:  


Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  351 cleveland battery to coil wire resistor DeereFanatic 6 221 02-27-2019, 03:31 PM
Last Post: batwrangler
  Which Optima Battery? rocketfoot 14 2,006 01-05-2019, 01:17 PM
Last Post: Don C
  Autolite Battery Cover mpbsr 5 936 05-31-2017, 05:27 PM
Last Post: mpbsr
  Battery not charging...alternator/electrical help please! Mach 5 1,764 12-30-2016, 07:05 PM
Last Post: rutkak
  Battery type for a 1973 John J 6 2,591 05-17-2015, 07:49 PM
Last Post: John J
  Dead Battery goodnigh 11 1,871 02-15-2015, 03:43 PM
Last Post: goodnigh
  Which Battery goodnigh 22 2,453 07-05-2014, 11:56 AM
Last Post: OMS
  Battery and starter cables ptrmzr 7 1,361 06-05-2014, 07:20 PM
Last Post: midlife



Users browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)