Cabin : Flight 001 Location : Brighton, East Sussex U.K. Posts : 14135 Join date : 2009-09-27
Subject: New Year - New Battery! Sun Jan 03, 2010 6:54 pm
So I loaded Max up on Christmas Day - all set to visit the relatives - turned the key and ..... click. The recent cold weather plus a number of short local journeys with EVERYTHING on, I'm talking heated screens, eberspacher, lights, wipers had taken its toll on the battery Max had when I got him. So I had to transfer all the stuff to Thunderbird No.1 and take it from there. 2 days later Max started of his own accord - I'm guessing a mild feed from the leisure battery had probably helped put a bit of charge back into the starter battery. However I don't know how old the original battery is - could be the original from the factory (Varta??) - but I decided to fit him up with a new one. As with the leisure battery I went to tayna.co.uk brilliant choice, great prices and VERY quick delivery.
I took the opportunity of having the old battery out to Waxoyl the battery tray area - a known weak spot on Bays - and then put the Numax battery in. £50 for a new 60amp unit including delivery and a 3 year warranty. Can't go wrong really can you.
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Cabin : Economy Location : London Posts : 231 Join date : 2010-10-29
Subject: Re: New Year - New Battery! Fri Oct 29, 2010 9:27 pm