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Old 08-31-2007, 04:57 AM   #1
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Default Lead Battery Cable Spacer/Washer. Help?

Ok, kinda a long story, but I was cleaning my battery cables and I dropped the lead spacer for the positive cables and for the life of me, can't find it. Don't ask. Tried for 3 hours. Anyways, the 89 currently doesn't have any plates to run to the parts store. I was thinking that I could possibly put about 4 stainless washers together with some dielectric grease for the trip to the parts store? I didn't want to attempt this for fear of shorting something, so I figured I'd ask first.

Also what is the best way to clean the cables? I will check techinfo, Just thought of that.
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Old 08-31-2007, 08:00 AM   #2
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You could use washers...or just reach down on the frame rail and pick it up. lol

Baking soda neutralizes acid. That and water work wonders.
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I looked for 3 hours high and low for that damn thing. Clank and it vanished.

I will be sure to clean those up then. And ok good to know. If anything happens, I come looking for you boost.
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It'* right there John... trust me. Or it rolled away. lol.

I'd tell you to use a magnet to find it...but I don't think that would help.
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Yeah not on lead it wouldn't.
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Yeah not on lead it wouldn't.
That was my point. ( I was kinda hoping he went to try though..lol)
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You've got a mean streak, you know that?

Let us know how you made out John, OK?
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Lack of sleep. John if we lived closer..I'd hand ya one after I stopped at my mechanic buddies again. There'* a bunch on the N*'*..lol
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sorry about that guys, forgot to update. I found it...it was....under the radiator...somehow.. i ended up removing my front manifold looking for it then the radiator, and finally found it.

runs perfectly.

and lmao, yeah i did look for it with a magnet and then remembered, wait, its LEAD.
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The raditator makes sense. Being the positive one..that is closest. It simple landed on the bottom support.
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