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6 Volt Battery Cap

Post by Sjschmidtky » Wed May 27, 2020 5:38 pm

I was checking the water in my 6 volt battery. I placed one of the screw-off caps somewhere and for the life of me can’t find it after searching, searching, and more searching. So, now I’m tired of looking and just want to buy a new cap. My local auto store looked strangely at me and even questioned putting water in a battery - geez!

I looked online and don’t see a place. Any suggestions on where I can get a replacement cap without buying a whole new battery?

Thanks!


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Re: 6 Volt Battery Cap

Post by Dallas Landers » Wed May 27, 2020 6:06 pm

You may check with local stores that sell batteries. If you know somebody even better. They may have old batteries you could get a cap from.


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Re: 6 Volt Battery Cap

Post by John kuehn » Wed May 27, 2020 6:10 pm

Go to a local battery supplier, auto parts store or farm supply store and see if they will give you a cap off of an old battery. They usually have them in the back of the store somewhere to be picked up by somebody. Some salvage yards buy old batteries. Also ask them for a cap. They would probably let you take a look.


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Re: 6 Volt Battery Cap

Post by Peter, Memphis TN » Wed May 27, 2020 7:04 pm

When you go to those places to ask about a cap, go in the Model T and make sure they see it. That will change most people's reaction from (yawn) to (what can we do to help?)


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Re: 6 Volt Battery Cap

Post by ModelTWoods » Wed May 27, 2020 11:23 pm

Sjschmidtky wrote:
Wed May 27, 2020 5:38 pm
I was checking the water in my 6 volt battery. I placed one of the screw-off caps somewhere and for the life of me can’t find it after searching, searching, and more searching. So, now I’m tired of looking and just want to buy a new cap. My local auto store looked strangely at me and even questioned putting water in a battery - geez!

I looked online and don’t see a place. Any suggestions on where I can get a replacement cap without buying a whole new battery?

Thanks!
When you say, "screw-off cap", I hope you're not saying you have one of the reproduction Ford script 6 Volt batteries? You'll be very lucky to find a cap to fit an original or a reproduction of an original Ford battery.


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Re: 6 Volt Battery Cap

Post by Sjschmidtky » Thu May 28, 2020 7:30 am

No, not an original battery. Bought it at Tractor Supply. I called them and said they didn’t have any to offer for sale. I asked about one from a returned battery, again a “no”.

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Re: 6 Volt Battery Cap

Post by perry kete » Thu May 28, 2020 10:35 am

Steve,

I sent you an e-mail. Check your in box. I have a cap I'll send

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Re: 6 Volt Battery Cap

Post by perry kete » Fri May 29, 2020 5:33 pm

Do you still need the cap?
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Re: 6 Volt Battery Cap

Post by TRDxB2 » Fri May 29, 2020 5:42 pm

I added a post on Parts for an Original Ford Script Cap that is for sale on eBay


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Re: 6 Volt Battery Cap

Post by Sjschmidtky » Fri May 29, 2020 5:53 pm

Perry,

Yes, please! My address below. Tell me how much (postage and cap) and I can Venmo or Paypal the money to you.

Thanks, Steve

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Villa Hills, KY 41017


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Re: 6 Volt Battery Cap

Post by John kuehn » Fri May 29, 2020 6:10 pm

Hope it’s the same size cap. Older batteries had larger caps than the newer batteries like the
ones sold at TSC and other places in the last few years.

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Re: 6 Volt Battery Cap

Post by perry kete » Fri May 29, 2020 8:46 pm

Hells Bells it ain't nothing more then a postage stamp to send a battery cap.
I'll put it in tomorrows mail and hopefully it will work for you.

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