Autolite 24F Battery Cover for 1965-1971 Mustangs.Now when you open your hood you can have the look of the old style battery with the dependability and lower cost of a new maintenance free battery. This cover will fit on top of most 24F size batteries.
The cover is made out of molded plastic and features the red "AUTOLITE" and "sta-ful" logo. It has the correct holes for the battery terminals to stick out.
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Battery Cover Autolite 24F 1965-1971 is rated out of 5 by 10.
Rated 4 out of 5 by Redhorse from Need to be creative I bought this because the price was low enough to try and make it work for me. I use an Optima battery in my 69 428 Mach1. It took some effort but I'm happy with result. The posts on optima are very close together as you can see in photo. I centered the top to fit the optima. I then used thin wall abs plastic to create the sides of the battery. I also made corner wraps from abs. I reinstalled the battery and slid dummy Autolite battery over the Optima and used original Ford Battery retainer.
Date published: 2016-03-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by JZ65PonyExpress from Exactly what I needed to finish the car This finished my car out to showroom ready. The battery cover looks like a real battery. Make sure you know which one to order. Or the negative and positive will be on the wrong side
Date published: 2016-03-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by carls69olds from Battery Cover Looks like a real old fashioned battery. Its hard to find a flat top battery that it will fit on 24F batteries are not readily available with flat top and correct post spacing meaning center to center. You may have to file the holes out a bit to make it fit. I have an old 24F battery and it fits but its the battery that needs to be replaced.
Date published: 2015-03-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by sangee50 from Best Pricing Around! I was hesitating to purchase a battery cover for my Mustang. I just thought that whenever I saw it on line it seemed to be just too expensive.......until I saw it available from CJ Pony Parts for much less than what others advertise it for!
Date published: 2016-04-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by FalconGTHO from Great way to add that original touch. Can't go wrong with making your classic appear like it uses the classic Autolite battery. Just take the battery cover to your local auto parts store and start checking to make sure it fits.
Date published: 2016-02-02
Rated 2 out of 5 by Shelby 57 from Battery cover Does not fit down on top of the battery at all I will put it on the shelf with all of the other aftermarket parts that don't fit.
Date published: 2016-01-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by Sparky21 from Just what I was looking for. Had to increase the hole size just a little. No big deal. Can't see where I increased the size. Looks great
Date published: 2016-05-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by coachwoz from nice fit No problems here. Like the product for sure. Makes the engine area look great
Date published: 2015-07-01
What are the dimensions length , width and the center of the holes for the terminals. Thank you for your help
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By Bill Tumas: We're here with an Autolite battery cover for your '65 through '71 Mustang. This Autolite battery cover will install on top of any group 24 battery installed in your '65 through '71 Mustang. It gives you the look of the vintage Autolite battery, but is universal, and will fit most any battery. This Autolite battery cover will add a nice detail under the hood of your '65 through '71 Mustang.