I had to do this, so I will vouch for this step. It made things a lot easier and is a pretty simple removal/installation.
Nevermind; dumb question. I just realized how 'loose' the battery was without it. Will wait for them to arrive.
Once they have, you'll be able to view a graph of their reputation gained over time.
Here's a preview of what the graph will look like:
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