I'm not at home now but when I get back I will PM you the exact battery model number.
Thanks for the link on the cable making guy.
I too always run an extra ground. I run it from a starter bolt to the body.
Have you tried the High Torque starters? They are great, for the money I'll never rebuild another Marelli unless period looks are vital. Of course the added benefit is they are about 5 pounds lighter.
87 Milano Platinum
76 Alfetta GT race car
70 Fulvia 1.3 Rally S
68 Fiat 850