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Date:         Tue, 23 Aug 2011 11:59:40 -0700
Reply-To:     Karl Wolz <wolzphoto@Q.COM>
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From:         Karl Wolz <wolzphoto@Q.COM>
Subject:      Re: battery vent hose
Comments: To: mcneely4@COX.NET
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I had never seen said vent hose on any battery until a month or so ago when I bought a Bosch battery from Pep Boys (was not for a Vanagon).

Karl Wolz

|-----Original Message----- |From: Vanagon Mailing List [] |On Behalf Of Dave Mcneely |Sent: Tuesday, August 23, 2011 11:43 AM |To: vanagon@GERRY.VANAGON.COM |Subject: Re: battery vent hose | |Someone recommended WalMart as a good source for a battery. I |just was at WalMart. The battery they have, Group 41-4, looks |exactly like the other Group 41 batteries I've seen for the |Vanagon. However, it does not have the nipple that others |have mentioned for attaching a vent hose. I asked the clerk |about it, and his response was something lilke, "huh?" He |seemed to think the whole idea was lucicrous. I checked with |a couple of chain parts suppliers, also. Same response. | |So, what batteries actually are so equipped? | |Thanks | |mcneely | |---- Dave Mcneely <mcneely4@COX.NET> wrote: |> A few days ago some folks mentioned the vent hose for the |starter battery on the camper van. What is the diameter and |material of the original hose? Is it simply routed to one of |the openings in the bottom of the battery compartment? When I |got my camper, there was no such hose. I'd like to fit it up |correctly. |> |> Thanks, David | |-- |David McNeely |----- |No virus found in this message. |Checked by AVG - |Version: 10.0.1392 / Virus Database: 1520/3852 - Release Date: |08/23/11

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