new battery ?

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ironbutt
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new battery ?

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Post by ironbutt » Wed Jul 15, 2009 2:59 pm

hey, what kind of batteries are you guys running in your 12 volt pans. and where did you get them.
thanks



steinauge
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Re: new battery ?

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Post by steinauge » Wed Jul 15, 2009 3:07 pm

I am using a 12N5.5 (RD 350 Yamaha) in 3 out of 5 big twins,the other two dont have batteries.They seem to last about 2 years if you are careful with the water level.I am using 65A generators and Bosch regulators on all these. One of the guys I work with uses two of these stacked in his 64 FL and reports good results.I bought my batteries at a local aftermarket shop that specializes in jap bikes.I have been unable to find any 5.5s at any of the local Wally worlds.

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