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Re: Gel battery specs?
- From: Robert Silas <robert.silas@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sat, 22 Jan 2011 20:09:51 -0500
- Subject: Re: Gel battery specs?
I am using a fully sealed lead-acid alarm system battery also used for large
computer systems. This year it cost 49.50 in Canada. 17-18 Amp/h 12 volt
ten-times better than gel-battery and 1/4 of the price. The holes in the
poles are 5 mm. I do not dare to drill them but using a dremmel carbide
piece, of 1/8 dia. , I worked it out to a 6 mm hole.
I've benn a trips twice from the East to the West coast and I have a lot
electrical stuff hanging on this battery, like two extra running lights,
heated grips, heated vest, GPS tel. charger. Buy it on your own risk.
For the lock... I changed it onece but I do not remember details.
----- Original Message -----
From: Skipper Brown
To: 'Mick' ; oilheads@xxxxxxxxx
Sent: Saturday, January 22, 2011 6:56 PM
Subject: RE: Gel battery specs?
I have a 2001 R1150 GS. The problem is that it needs a new battery. Well
that was the first problem - I can't get the seat off and in the process the
key cylinder came out...