BADASS of New England

An automobile club for the enthusiast who enjoys the last of the big GM cars. The rear wheel drive B and D bodys. Chevrolet Impala SS, Caprice, 9C1, Buick Roadmaster, Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser, Cadillac Fleetwood
 
HomeHome  RegisterRegister  Log inLog in  
Log in
Username:
Password:
Log in automatically: 
:: I forgot my password
Who is online?
In total there are 2 users online :: 0 Registered, 0 Hidden and 2 Guests

None

Most users ever online was 101 on Fri Nov 27, 2015 1:40 pm
Latest topics
» 2012 and up Caprice PPV
Sat Dec 03, 2016 4:36 pm by No Moa

» I wasn't even looking for this one, I swear!
Thu Dec 01, 2016 9:52 am by 95brmw

» This forum needs a pulse check.... pics included
Tue Nov 29, 2016 1:04 pm by Grumpy

» 1994 Roadmaster Estate Wagon
Tue Nov 29, 2016 10:15 am by lvd2340

» Who're You callin a Turkey?
Thu Nov 24, 2016 1:32 pm by 802

» New Ride
Thu Nov 17, 2016 8:17 am by silverfox103

» Complete SS interior.
Thu Oct 27, 2016 1:35 pm by No Moa

» 2016 9th Annual Roundup, List of Attendees
Tue Oct 18, 2016 1:04 am by MASShole9C1

» Pictures from the 2016 Roundup
Mon Oct 17, 2016 8:03 pm by toomanytoyz

Search
 
 

Display results as :
 
Rechercher Advanced Search
December 2016
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 
CalendarCalendar

Share | 
 

 Camaro Battey Hold Down

View previous topic View next topic Go down 
AuthorMessage
boojum



Posts : 2152
Join date : 2009-01-21
Age : 29
Location : NH

PostSubject: Camaro Battey Hold Down   Sun Sep 26, 2010 6:20 pm

The battery in a Camaro is held by a little plastic bracket on the top of the coolant reservior. Well at least it is until it breaks, which is on almost all of them.

Items required: 1/4 round stock, 1/4-20 bolt and washer
Tools required: MAPPĀ® gas torch, vise grips, 1/4-20 tap/drill, and spray paint

A little heat, bend to a L shape with a couple eyes for the bolts, paint and:


The hole in the core support is already there, just drill and tap.

That's my what I got done today message. I'd thought I'd share for all the other members that drive a Camaro. Smile

Back to top Go down
toomanytoyz
Club President


Posts : 6870
Join date : 2009-01-20
Age : 40
Location : East Hampstead, NH USA

PostSubject: Re: Camaro Battey Hold Down   Sun Sep 26, 2010 7:38 pm

That's pretty F'n Badass. Wink

_________________
Bill "The Verb" Crovo - Resident Car Slut & Unicorn Hunter

A Toasted Marshmallow, A Long German, A Lame Suburban and expensive dreams...
Missing all my previous B's, D's and V... Sad
American Ricer
www.badassofne.net
"Ooooh! Look! Something shiny!"
NO MORE UNICORNS!!!!!

LOWER IT!!! Wink
Back to top Go down
http://impalass.uniquekind.net/
Guest
Guest



PostSubject: Re: Camaro Battey Hold Down   Sun Sep 26, 2010 7:59 pm

Timmy
You paying attention?
Back to top Go down
GasTT



Posts : 2675
Join date : 2009-01-19
Age : 28
Location : Treasure Coast, FL

PostSubject: Re: Camaro Battey Hold Down   Sun Sep 26, 2010 9:33 pm

Sweet.

The battery in my Z is loose too.
Back to top Go down
sdstick



Posts : 4278
Join date : 2009-03-20
Location : Revere, MA

PostSubject: Re: Camaro Battey Hold Down   Mon Sep 27, 2010 8:20 pm

So he stuck 1 end under a bolt with washer, heated it to red hot, bent the hook.
THEN, dragged it across the battery, heated it red hot & pounded it down with a BFH contoured right around the battery. Looks pretty simple.. Shocked

_________________
Steve


96BBB 28K 3.42 Bolt-ons
95BBB 100K 3.73 383 New DD...already broke fixt the 4L60E twice
95 Black WB4 Hole...ee...grail
96 Black WB4 No holes in this
95BBB 189K 3.08 Old DD Stolen...by Matt. Cool
Whine..eee...Silver LS6
Back to top Go down
boojum



Posts : 2152
Join date : 2009-01-21
Age : 29
Location : NH

PostSubject: Re: Camaro Battey Hold Down   Mon Sep 27, 2010 8:54 pm

No BFH needed, vise grips only.

I heated it and made one bend, let it cool while I searched for the BFH and cleaned the garage,
heated and made another bend, let it cool while I searched for the BFH and cleaned the garage,
heated and made another bend, let it cool while I searched for the BFHand cleaned the garage,
heated and made another bend, let it cool while I searched for the BFHand cleaned the garage,
heated and made another bend, let it cool while I searched for the BFHand cleaned the garage,
heated and made another bend, let it cool while I gave up looking for the BFH and just cleaned the garage,
painted it.
Finished celaning the garage and found the BFH. Smile
Bolted it in the next day.

It's actually more of a Z shape with a slight S curve by the core. It came out close enough on the first pass.

You can buy one for about $20 but then you'd have nothing to do in between cleaning the garage.
Back to top Go down
sdstick



Posts : 4278
Join date : 2009-03-20
Location : Revere, MA

PostSubject: Re: Camaro Battey Hold Down   Mon Sep 27, 2010 9:27 pm

Razz

_________________
Steve


96BBB 28K 3.42 Bolt-ons
95BBB 100K 3.73 383 New DD...already broke fixt the 4L60E twice
95 Black WB4 Hole...ee...grail
96 Black WB4 No holes in this
95BBB 189K 3.08 Old DD Stolen...by Matt. Cool
Whine..eee...Silver LS6
Back to top Go down
toomanytoyz
Club President


Posts : 6870
Join date : 2009-01-20
Age : 40
Location : East Hampstead, NH USA

PostSubject: Re: Camaro Battey Hold Down   Mon Sep 27, 2010 9:36 pm

But hey, at least the garage is clean! Smile





(sounds like I need to make one of those hold-downs too...)

_________________
Bill "The Verb" Crovo - Resident Car Slut & Unicorn Hunter

A Toasted Marshmallow, A Long German, A Lame Suburban and expensive dreams...
Missing all my previous B's, D's and V... Sad
American Ricer
www.badassofne.net
"Ooooh! Look! Something shiny!"
NO MORE UNICORNS!!!!!

LOWER IT!!! Wink
Back to top Go down
http://impalass.uniquekind.net/
boojum



Posts : 2152
Join date : 2009-01-21
Age : 29
Location : NH

PostSubject: Re: Camaro Battey Hold Down   Mon Sep 27, 2010 9:41 pm

toomanytoyz wrote:
But hey, at least the garage is clean! Smile
(sounds like I need to make one of those hold-downs too...)

Well it's mostly a true story, except the part about finished cleaning the garage.

Why would you need a battery hold down for a 4th gen Camaro?


Did anyone else think "The two door thread" was going to be about a Camaro? Smile
Back to top Go down
1984twodoor



Posts : 4059
Join date : 2010-03-30
Age : 23
Location : Wilmington/Wakefield/Andover

PostSubject: Re: Camaro Battey Hold Down   Mon Sep 27, 2010 9:49 pm

boojum wrote:


Did anyone else think "The two door thread" was going to be about a Camaro? Smile

Lol gee thanks Razz
Back to top Go down
Sponsored content




PostSubject: Re: Camaro Battey Hold Down   Today at 3:30 pm

Back to top Go down
 
Camaro Battey Hold Down
View previous topic View next topic Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
-
» 4th Gen Camaro Wheels
» Camaro gauge for caprice/impala mod
» 94 Camaro Parts
» The new Camaro is gay
» Camaro club "All makes and Models" show this Sunday

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
BADASS of New England :: 91-96 B & D-body tech :: Modifications / Performance-
Jump to: