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post #1 of 4 Old Jun 22nd, 2007, 3:22 am Thread Starter
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Battery change over

Hi Folk,
Have noticed the last couple of mornings (cold starts) the 'girl' being a a sluggish turning over.
Obviously battery is on its way, so purchased a new battery today and will change it during the weekend break.
Question; Will I have to keep the circuit alive with alternate power during the change-over or is it a simple matter of resetting the electrics??
Thanks in advance,
Col

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post #2 of 4 Old Jun 22nd, 2007, 7:48 am
 
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Hi Col

I had a Very flat battery and there was no need to reset and electric's at

but if you are concerned you can by from either repco or supercheap a battery saver device that plugs into power socket using a 9 volt battery to cheap all your settings while changing a battery over

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post #3 of 4 Old Jun 22nd, 2007, 4:43 pm Thread Starter
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Great to hear from you Kev..
Thanks for your advice, I will keep the system alive through the aux. socket while doing the change-over.
Cheers till later,
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post #4 of 4 Old Jun 22nd, 2007, 8:36 pm
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BMW Battery charger/tender

G'day Col,
Have you invested in a gel battery or the standard?

A number of years ago now I changed over to a fully sealed gel battery and whenever my bike is sitting, I have the OEM BMW battery tender/charger plugged in through the accessory plug on the left side of the bike...

The tender constantly cycles the battery, charging and de-charging through a built in computer and ensures that the battery is always at its optimum when ever I go to start her.

They are no cheap, but I purchased mine through eBay from the States and got it at about half the retail price that you would pay here...

Pretty good investment IMHO...

Cheers,

Ian

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