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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-29-2018, 07:35 PM Thread Starter
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Battery connection difficulties

Has anyone else had a problem getting the battery bolt to connect to the nut? I feel like I have to Macgyver some contraction to raise the nut up a little to meet the bolt while trying to hold all the tools in a tight working space. Is there a component you can buy that will raise the nut and hold it in place?
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Here’s a tip I read somewhere. Place a short piece of plastic tubing under the battery nut to hold it in place while screwing in from the top of the terminal. It helped me.
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Paper, cardboard, tape, cigarette butt...

It's a pain when they do that. I like the ones with a captive nut, must be too expensive, don't see them much lately.

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