Flat Top Battery to Fit Topper

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I am looking to replace the battery in my GTX. The current battery has the two rectangular caps that stick up on top (not like the old style). I bought one of the battery toppers for making the battery look like the original style. Wondering what type flat top batteries you guys are running that allow the battery topper to be installed on the car? Appreciate any feedback. Thanks.
 

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I bought a Group 27 at Walmart with the 2 rectangular covers. I think they sell 2 styles; one has the "+" & "-" posts reversed for Ford applications. I bought the caps and decals from Weskcar. They ship from Belgium, but come in good time.

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I did one with the Year One top cap, and decals off Ebay. Used a Duralast group 24 from AutoZone, cap fit it perfectly.
Where the caps pose a problem is the factory hold-down: cap's a bit too wide.
Had to bend the hold-down a bit and notch the cap.
Group 24s - I checked several brands - are all a bit different in size.
FWIW, 24F & 27F are for Ford, reversed terminals.
 
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