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Re: Battery longevity?
- Subject: Re: Battery longevity?
- From: John Van Deren <r11rider@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 08 Sep 2005 16:44:23 -0400
Check eBay for Odyssey batteries which I found to be far superior to the
Westco/Panasonic. You can probably get the correct battery for $70 US.
Hope you're well, Bob. I'm still sorting out my throttle
bodies...probably worn out bushings.
John Van Deren
Robert Silas wrote:
>Thanks for the info, I'll check with my dealer as I'd need a battery for my '92 K75s too.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Tpcutter@xxxxxxx
> To: oilheads@xxxxxxxxx
> Sent: Thursday, September 08, 2005 10:53 AM
> Subject: Re: Battery longevity?
> In a message dated 9/8/05 3:29:50 AM Eastern Standard Time,
> robert.silas@xxxxxxxxxxxx writes:
> <<This spring I was told that BMW does not use/make acid battery anymore, I
> had to buy a gel battery for Can.$208 + tax, double of an acid battery...>>
> BMW has reintroduced the lead-acid battery in the size that fits Oilheads.
> Part number 61 21 0 403 224 it is a 12V, 19 AH wet-cell. This battey is
> rated at is 170 Amps CCA.
> BTW, for R1100S owners WITHOUT ABS, you should know that your motorcycles
> come with a little dinky battery, part number 61 21 2 306 758 that is only 12V,
> 14 AH. You can easily upgrade to either the BMW gel battery, part number 61
> 21 2 346 800 which is 12V, 19 AH, but only 100Amps CCA.
> Tom Cutter
> Yardley, PA