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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old May 17th, 04, 11:38 PM Thread Starter
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Anyone know for sure when GM switched from the top post battery to the side post during the '69 model year? My Z/28 is a first week of May car, and I wasn't sure which battery is correct. The AIM shows both, but didn't really indicate when the change was made. Thanks.

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old May 18th, 04, 01:52 PM
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I don't think there was an actual change over. I think they just put in whatever Delco supplied them with. My 69 Z came with a Y55. Thats only about 450 cca, not exactly heavy duty. GM was still putting top post batteries in on the assembly line as late as 1973 on Venturas.

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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old May 19th, 04, 01:58 AM
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I'm pretty sure that McNeish addresses that issue in his book....

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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old May 19th, 04, 08:01 AM
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They were used concurrently if I remember correctly so technicaly either could have been used.

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