Help With Leisure Battery Terminals

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  1. daveandsan

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    I am really struggling to find a new battery to fit my Hobby with the terminals in the correct position, positive on left side. If I cannot find a battery with the correct layout and I have not got enough slack in the leads would it be possible to extend the leads to fit a different battery.
     
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    Hab or main battery ?
    If main battery then any good auto factor should be able to sort the battery for you.
     
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    Hab battery as in title.
     
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    I didn't even think about it when I bought mine but got lucky. If you need to extend wires I would expect you should replace the entire wire back to an existing join rather than trying to extend.
     
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    All three of my batteries(different makes) have the pos. on the left with( terminal side nearest you).
     
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    So what does it say on the battery you are replacing?
     
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    That is what I was dreading to hear.
     
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    All of mine too
     
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    Andy the battery I an trying to replace is an exide gel I think 80ah round posts plus on left L350 W175 H195, it is the height that is restricting my choice. Those dimensions I have given are absolute maximum as it is under the seat of a Ford Transit.
     
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    The battery should have a label on it with a model /code number
     
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    http://thebatteryshop.co.uk/es900-exide-equipment-gel-g80-2779-p.asp

    [​IMG]
     
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    It's called a "low height" battery.
    I have two of these in our MH
    http://www.tayna.co.uk/XV110MF-Powerline-Leisure-Battery-P8959.html
     
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    hot + smoking + electricity = a long day at work ;)
     
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    I doubt they make a 350 AND a 353
    Top of the battery looks like it is slightly bigger than the case by 1.5mm all round (y)
     
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