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Sealed batteries

Is it safe to lay sealed batteries on their side? I have a Deka 9a31 and I need to lay it down on it's side for my new install. Just want to make sure it's ok first.
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AGM batteries are safe to put in any orientation.
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I wouldn't put a battery on its side since over time it can leak. I would seriously think twice about doing something like that. You could Google search the issue, but I would be very surprised if anybody lays a battery on its side long term. In transport, storing, and in use, batteries are always in the up position.
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http://www.remybattery.com/Products/...-31__9A31.aspx
You can mount it upside down over your head if you wish. No harm unless it falls.

For the money though I wonder why you didn't go optima? Much more aftermarket support in the world ob mountable battery boxes.
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You can mount it upside down over your head if you wish. No harm unless it falls.

For the money though I wonder why you didn't go optima? Much more aftermarket support in the world ob mountable battery boxes.
Because I got it for $120 shipped.
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as long as its sealed it will be fine, and optima has had quality probs since someone bought them out a while back, even though i own a redtop in my truck ha. i did replace it under warranty already too.
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should be good
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