Originally Posted by DROOT153718
I am a long time mechanic. Buying a battery to diagnose is being a hack. Don't buy parts until you know what is wrong.
He didn't know until the voltage test showed what is exactly wrong.
I did my own battery voltage test.
This battery failed twice.
I just took it off the charger.
Key was left on to remove the surface charge.
Pushed starter button. Each drop is a compression stroke.
David Geek R.
Ambient temp 23*f. 20W50 dino.
I plead guilty David; I am a "hack". I am the hack who will buy the battery and be riding while others are posting for days on an internet web site as the bike sits in the garage.
I am one of those who does not need to "understand" the problem in order to fix it.
309 N. 3rd. Ave.
Kure Beach, NC 28449
1996 R1100RT main bike & 1985 K100RS...too fast to believe.
Originally Posted by GlobalRider
The charger that is near perfect is the Xantrex TrueCharge2. We bought a slew of them. I am considering one myself.
+1 Good product. Use them in our gas clients systems. Good value and reliability.
It's all about the details.