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g911omr
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 20, 2019 8:44 am    Post subject: Dead battery Reply with quote

Due to my own incompetence my battery is dead. Totally flat and refuses to take a charge. The PO had fitted a full size high amp Bosch unit.
However I borrowed a smaller version of the same battery which worked fine.
Any suggestions/recommendations on a replacement?

Cheers Smile
 
  
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Martin996RSR
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 20, 2019 9:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I've tried lithium and it's fab froma weight saving POV but not practicval for a daily driver, so went back to a boggo 60AH lead acid battery. I think it came from Euro Car Parts. They have a sale every 3 minutes or so, so it's not hard to pick one up for a decent price.

I'm sure others will have brands that they swear by, but in my experience, more or less anything above the cheapest of the cheap seems to last adequately(3+years).
 
  
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g911omr
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 20, 2019 10:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Had a gander on Ebay and found the exact same battery, Bosch 85 amp for £85 inc delivery.
 
  
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