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12volt battery
« on: 10.08. 2012 16:59 »
My brother in law needs a new battery on this '59 A10 He wants to upgrade to 12 volts, Ok with the regulator as its convertable.  What battery fits the tray best. Would save a bit of searching if I use one that has been found to fit correctly.  Many thanks. Dave.

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Re: 12volt battery
« Reply #1 on: 10.08. 2012 17:45 »
Dave

i've got 2 6v cyclon batteries wired in series inside a dummy case.

works great for me.

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Re: 12volt battery
« Reply #2 on: 10.08. 2012 18:53 »
The cyclon batteries fit inside the original battery case but what are the A/hrating.  As they are the AGM construction they are a good choice. I was thinking of a stand alone battery that can replace the old case.

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Re: 12volt battery
« Reply #3 on: 10.08. 2012 22:08 »
Each of my 6v batteries has 5Ah which I believe gives  10Ah  *conf*

Elec trickery is not my forte  *eek*

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Re: 12volt battery
« Reply #4 on: 10.08. 2012 22:22 »
I would have thought it's still only 5ah.? ..not my forte either tho'
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Re: 12volt battery
« Reply #5 on: 10.08. 2012 22:44 »
Each of my 6v batteries has 5Ah which I believe gives  10Ah  *conf*

Elec trickery is not my forte  *eek*

S

Yes that is 5 Ah at 12 volts, but thts really good, will check them out.

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Re: 12volt battery
« Reply #6 on: 10.08. 2012 22:48 »

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Re: 12volt battery
« Reply #7 on: 11.08. 2012 10:17 »
So to keep my options open, what battery fits nicely on the bike (Battery code please)  without using an empty old black battery box? It just seems to be a cheaper option. Thanks.

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Re: 12volt battery
« Reply #8 on: 29.08. 2012 22:36 »
Hi I did extensive research into which battery to use for my electric start conversion and I found the best available that will fit into the battery compartment is the USA made Westco SVR15 battery which have now been re-branded as WPC15L
It is a totally sealed maintenance free glass matt design.
They are 14AH and will power your lights for many hours even if your charging fails
You only have to bend over 2 tabs on the battery platform to make it fit 

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