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Re: Do I need a new battery?
« Reply #15 on: 04.08. 2017 09:24 »
Is there an ammeter fitted? What is it indicating?

I'm not sure I can rely on the Ammeter's reading...
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Re: Do I need a new battery?
« Reply #16 on: 04.08. 2017 10:27 »
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Quote from: LynnLegend on August 03, 2017, 01:30:20

    Quote from: cyclobutch on August 03, 2017, 01:03:04

        Is there an ammeter fitted? What is it indicating?


    I'm not sure I can rely on the Ammeter's reading...

They are all like that sir

 but some have a little waggly pointy thing
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Re: Do I need a new battery?
« Reply #17 on: 04.08. 2017 13:10 »
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Quote from: LynnLegend on August 03, 2017, 01:30:20

    Quote from: cyclobutch on August 03, 2017, 01:03:04

        Is there an ammeter fitted? What is it indicating?


    I'm not sure I can rely on the Ammeter's reading...

They are all like that sir

 but some have a little waggly pointy thing

Mine has the waggly pointy thing, it's in the top left of the photo...
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Re: Do I need a new battery?
« Reply #18 on: 04.08. 2017 20:25 »

 The only thing stopping it losing more charge is the glass- it's on the serious discharge side, so Houston- we may have a problem *eek*

 keep in mind it is probably a Positive (+ve ) earth system (as standard)
Started building in about 1977/8 a on average '52 A10 -built from bits 'n pieces never resto intended -maybe 'personalised'
Have a '74 850T Moto Guzzi since '92-best thing I ever bought doesn't need a kickstart 'cos it bump starts sooooooooo(mostly) easy
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