T-6 B Fiberboard Battery Cover

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T-6 B Fiberboard Battery Cover

#1 Post by Edwin Ek » Fri May 10, 2019 3:09 am

Is it held in place with a rubber strap like the C, hard plastic version? Or is it just pressed on?
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#2 Post by Mike Wilson » Fri May 10, 2019 12:00 pm

There were two differnt types, Ed. One actually had clips, the other more common one used the same rubber strap as the windshield washer reservoir.

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#3 Post by Edwin Ek » Fri May 10, 2019 12:02 pm

Mike, I am asking about the cover for the battery, not the fusebox cover.
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Re: T-6 Fiberboard Battery Cover

#4 Post by Peter Silten » Fri May 10, 2019 12:10 pm

Same as the plastic cover.

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#5 Post by Mike Wilson » Fri May 10, 2019 1:07 pm

Sorry, Ed, I misread your post. The '62 only fiberboard cover...Peter is correct.

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Re: T-6 Fiberboard Battery Cover

#6 Post by Jim Breazeale » Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:14 pm

Mike Wilson wrote:
Fri May 10, 2019 12:00 pm
There were two differnt types, Ed. One actually had clips, the other more common one used the same rubber strap as the windshield washer reservoir.

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Re: T-6 B Fiberboard Battery Cover

#7 Post by Edwin Ek » Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:22 pm

Jim,

Many thanks for posting these pictures. Do you have any idea about what the (DIN?) specification is for the clips? It seems unlikely that Porsche would order or make custom hardware like this.

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#8 Post by Mike Wilson » Tue Jun 11, 2019 3:31 pm

Thanks for the pics, Jim. Any idea on what year(s) or models they were installed on?

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Re: T-6 B Fiberboard Battery Cover

#9 Post by Edwin Ek » Tue Jun 11, 2019 3:45 pm

Mike, on all early T-6 cars. I guess, emphasis on guess, that the clips and fusebox posts were gone by the Spring or early Summer of 1962. My car, made in February of 1962, has them.
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#10 Post by Jim Breazeale » Tue Jun 11, 2019 4:04 pm

I agree with Ed. I don't think they made it to the spring of 62, though.

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Re: T-6 B Fiberboard Battery Cover

#11 Post by Mike Wilson » Tue Jun 11, 2019 4:24 pm

My friend's early calendar year '62 does not have the clips.

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