Author Topic: 65-67 style assemblyline Autolite battery  (Read 10621 times)

Offline J_Speegle

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Re: 65-67 style assemblyline Autolite battery
« Reply #60 on: September 18, 2015, 12:22:48 AM »
...........What's the chance that if the Yellow cap was not at hand that another was thrown in?

If not the correct one for the car IMHO not much chance. Plant managers have stated that unless all the parts were available and in place the car would not have been started down the line. Making sure that major parts like (and ones that were used on allot of cars) this were on the line waiting for the car when it got to that station.

Like always - exceptions to what was standard/typical is up to the owner to document and prove. "Anything could happen" is a poor justification at a show ;)

Not sure anyone is going to spend the big bucks until all the little details get worked out and a level of acceptance is established
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Re: 65-67 style assemblyline Autolite battery
« Reply #61 on: September 18, 2015, 09:33:48 AM »

Not sure anyone is going to spend the big bucks until all the little details get worked out and a level of acceptance is established

been doing that for years Jeff, because the repo example hasn't been applicable for my direction of authenticity for both unrestored and concours classes..
and hard to find parts are only getting harder to find know a days.  still waiting for the email from you over the ultra rare NOS heater plenum.  hehe

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Re: 65-67 style assemblyline Autolite battery
« Reply #62 on: September 18, 2015, 01:01:45 PM »
been doing that for years Jeff, because the repo example hasn't been applicable for my direction of authenticity for both unrestored and concours classes..
and hard to find parts are only getting harder to find know a days.  still waiting for the email from you over the ultra rare NOS heater plenum.  hehe

regards.

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MELBOURNE.
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So there is no confusion the battery in the pictures are a 68-70 example. Although very rare and cool in it's own right the assemblyline batteries did not have a sticker that had punchouts for month and year.  The date punchouts would be seen on a later service replacement battery. Those punch outs were for warranty replacement purposes.   I am mentioning this as a point of clarification as it pertains to the context of this thread and not to diminish the coolness factor of a rare part.  The assemblyline battery had a different sticker similar to the one on the current repro battery which ECS has made a excellent reproduction of with various date codes (printing of sticker not for warranty)  available .
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Re: 65-67 style assemblyline Autolite battery
« Reply #63 on: September 18, 2015, 01:26:12 PM »
Inserting pictures Bob G posted earlier, trying to help others see things Bob just described.
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