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Old 05-07-2014, 12:32 AM   #1
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hi guys. looking for a battery for the scoot. it puts out 14+ volts, so i know the scoot itself is good. the crappy duralast gold battery i bought in october is already shot. they told me the warranty was 3 years. i took the damn thing back and they said oh no no no, the guy who sold it was an idiot, it is only 3 months. needless to say, they arent getting my business anymore.

in the mean time, ive got a battery that drops to 8 volts from a full charge in less than 3 days. does anyone know where i can buy a decent battery at a cheap cost for a motorcycle/mower? the current battery cost me $75.00. i am not looking to spend that much again. any sources are much appreciated!

(stock size batteries wont work. i need a motorcycle battery to drive the starter. the big bore kit really cranks the compression way up.)
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About the cheapest here for any bike battery is 55-65$
I need to get one for my 4cyl 650 this year too.
Harpy Hunting...Ps Bike batteries need to be charged w/ 2 amp is how i do it...every 30 days while in storage did u charge urs ?

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get my 4wheeler batteries from the interstate "all battery". one is 12 and the other is 14 amp hour, cycletron lead acid for like 40-50 bucks. and they buy batteries so if you have any laying around they will buy them at 5 for the small ones and 10 for the car size
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hmm. ive got about 5 various batteries clunking around.

art- i did have it on a battery tender jr while it was in storage all winter. just a crap battery. probably sat on the shelf for a few years. the autozone motorcycle batteries dont have date codes conveniently.

i was walkin around menards today (basically a hybrid between lowes and sears) and they have mower batteries starting at about $40. several looked like they would fit, had 2 year warranties and have over 200 CCA. shoulda went there first!


ill probably run in there this weekend with the dimensions i need and pick one up.
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I normally buy my bike batteries dry & add the included acid mix myself ..
That way I know I'm starting new..
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good lead acid batteries come that way. i dont know why you would want a menards or sears or walmart, its all chineese crap. if you want it to last find a interstate lead acid one. most of the time with those you only need a trickle charge on vrla, the lead acid would prefer to sit in the corner and be charged a couple times a winter and left alone. alot of times you will boil them dry
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the site sells them 10-15 percent more than the "all battery"

IB14A-A2
the one i use for my quads

Interstate Batteries Results Page - Cycle-Tron 12-Volt - 190 CCA
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