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90288
05-18-2004, 04:15 PM
The battery on my 85 K100RT just puked and I'm wondering if there is a battery/cheaper alternative to the pricey BMW battery.

Any suggestions?

Thanks!

DARKCLOUD
05-18-2004, 06:26 PM
Panasonic makes batteries for Westco. Expect to pay 40 to 50 bucks for one. No warranty. It will fit. If you got to XXX-Mart and get a battery you may have to modify the battery cage to get the battery in. Be sure you have plenty of gas for your cutting torch. Auto supply houses have batteries for marine and lawn mower use that will fit, some modifications may be necessary, but you can't do them to the battery. I already asked. Been there, done that.

JON
1150GS a/k/a The Impatient Virgin

bmwmick
05-18-2004, 08:37 PM
GS,
Go here http://www.digikey.com
P049-ND is the large 28AH battery and sells for $58.50 with free shipping.

Mick

bmw_rider
06-03-2004, 01:43 AM
Sears carries one that will fit. Can't comment on current pricing tough.