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Posted by: imbubba ()
Date: August 18, 2019 04:43PM

for a 65 monza is there any certain size battery for that motor or just any ol napa battery????

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Re: battery
Posted by: Spectre ()
Date: August 18, 2019 04:50PM

26R is the size (I think).

David Clamp


1965 Corsa convertible - 140 4spd/3.55/AM-FM

2013 Mustang GT convertible - 5.0, 6spd auto, Procharger i-1

2003 Miata SE - 6spd manual (wife's toy)

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Re: battery
Posted by: sawdog81 ()
Date: August 18, 2019 05:08PM

I use 24R on my LMs.

Tom in Murphy, TX
'66 Monza Cpe 110/4spd
'69 Monza Cvt 110/PG #4858

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Re: battery
Posted by: imbubba ()
Date: August 18, 2019 06:20PM

cool guys, thanks. STAY COOL.

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Re: battery
Posted by: sawdog81 ()
Date: August 18, 2019 08:02PM

I should have wrote 24F or 24R.

Tom in Murphy, TX
'66 Monza Cpe 110/4spd
'69 Monza Cvt 110/PG #4858

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Re: battery
Posted by: Frank DuVal ()
Date: August 18, 2019 08:11PM

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Sawdog
I use 24R on my LMs.

You meant 24F? That is the optional battery for late models.

OK, Googled it, Yes there is a 24 R! Here is a chart of physical size, but no post polarity information:

[www.batteryequivalents.com]

Found terminal location information here:

[www.batterysales.com]

So, 24R and 24F have the same terminal location, just the 24R is slightly narrower.

Frank DuVal

Fredericksburg, VA

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Re: battery
Posted by: larry202br ()
Date: August 20, 2019 12:25PM

I see the "F" has little mounting tabs at the bottom on the narrow side. I don't think a LM uses those.

1961 rampside with a 65 / 67 110 engine, car four speed.
1965 convertible
1966 Custom two door/four door 180 Turbo.

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Olathe, ks
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Re: battery
Posted by: RThompson ()
Date: August 21, 2019 08:20PM

65's with standard battery's were a group 22. If you had the heavy duty option, it came with a DC-12, which would translate into a group 24.

If you are looking fro an accessible battery you can get regularly, a 24 is a good bet.

AC Delco has a version of the G24 with the positive and negative terminals on the inboard side (the correct side for Corvair). I just don't remember the letter designation after the G24 number.

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Re: battery
Posted by: flat_six ()
Date: August 21, 2019 09:48PM

RThompson Wrote:
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> AC Delco has a version of the G24 with the positive and negative terminals on the inboard side (the correct side for Corvair).


True for the standard battery. But the HD battery had the terminals toward the fender, and a longer negative cable.

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Re: battery
Posted by: Frank DuVal ()
Date: August 24, 2019 08:55AM

Right. Ordering the HD battery option got longer cables.

Frank DuVal

Fredericksburg, VA

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Re: battery
Posted by: cnicol ()
Date: September 15, 2019 06:58AM

To cut to the chase... most people use a 24F, which fits the base, clamp, and cable lengths and works perfectly.

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66 Black Monza 4dr, 4.2L V8 49k
61 Seamist Jade Rampside 140 PG
60 Monza coupe (sold, sniff sniff)
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Re: battery
Posted by: Frank DuVal ()
Date: September 15, 2019 08:35AM

I'm going out on a limb of guess here and state:

The 24T battery listed in Ken's list linked above for 1965 model year, did not have a provision for lower side clamp mounting. The 1966 24TC battery did (and same with the 22F and 22FC) have the lower side clamp mounting provision. So at the time, in 1966, a 24T would not have fit a 1966 vehicle.

But, at some point, maybe in 1966, battery manufacturers changed the case style so all 24T (and other styles) batteries could be mounted with the lower side clip, so the C suffix went away.

Awaiting documentation showing my dates are off....thumbs up

Frank DuVal

Fredericksburg, VA

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Re: battery
Posted by: Ron62 ()
Date: September 17, 2019 05:43PM

I just installed a Diehard 24F in my 67 110 PG. Fits perfect using existing lower clamp and posts are in correct position for stock cables. Price was good too. 88.00 at Sears Automotive. No core required.

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