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linners
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 20, 2019 10:25 am    Post subject: Battery optimser Reply with quote

Having not used the car for a few weeks, the battery had drained sufficiently so that I couldn't start the car. I put it on the charger/optimser overnight and all good
So, I thought I'd install an easy access charge point like on the bike (instead of croc clips on the battery terminals) - see attached pix

(excuse the dirty car and messy garage in the background...)
 



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JTT
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 20, 2019 10:37 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Are you aware you can also simply plug into the cigarette lighter to charge battery? I cut off an old lighter plug from a no longer used device.
 
  
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linners
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 20, 2019 10:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I wasn't sure how effective the ciggie lighter chargers were..... hence, I went for the battery terminal option
 
  
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 20, 2019 10:57 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Works a treat. Remember, it's very low current. I store my car over the winter and keep it plugged into maintainer this way all winter. In fact, if you buy the Porsche charger, this is how it plugs in.
 
  
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