Battery makes

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Battery makes

Post by LaCabra3 » Wed Jan 13, 2021 4:15 pm

Went to get new battery and found Walmart battery ES20LBS is now a wet cell. My prior one was dry.
AutoZone ETX 14 L is a dry cell at 10% more.
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Re: Battery makes

Post by Lofty » Wed Jan 13, 2021 4:42 pm

Thanks for the intel.

Give me a dry cell every day of the week and twice on Sunday.

I had to recurringly babysit two wet cell 12V batteries that were purchased new and had easy lives. No more of that.
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Re: Battery makes

Post by LaCabra3 » Fri Jan 15, 2021 12:41 am

I had a couple of wet cells on my BMWs but you could service them without disassembling the bike. finely learned about dry cells and never went back.
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Post by RC20 » Fri Jan 15, 2021 3:13 pm

Sorry guys, no such thing as a dry cell. Even D cell have a paste.

What you are referring to is known as a Valve Regulated Battery (VLRB) - when you smell one that blows trust me, you know you have some liquid in there.
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Re: Battery makes

Post by Mr Wazzock » Fri Jan 15, 2021 6:06 pm

I did wonder, but didn't want to get involved! :lol:
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Post by Rich Maund » Fri Jan 15, 2021 6:29 pm

I recently got a 12v gel cell battery on Amazon. Came with a cute little volt meter atop it too. Just $34. One thing I find impressive is I trickle charged it to peak it when I got it last week and it is still reading 13.02 volts static after sitting for a week. Very fresh and powerful battery! I used my multimeter on it too and found the installed one matches my own meter.
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Re: Battery makes

Post by tgtrotter » Fri Jan 15, 2021 6:51 pm

Howdy Rich,
Would the be an ETXL 20, or similar size to fit Ural mount cage ? Are we talking Ural replacement or different cycle ? Can you share the Amazon link ? $34 is a deal.
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