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newbie question here...

Would it make a difference if one used a 12V trickle charger on a 6V motorcycle battery? thanks.
 

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Don't try it until you have confirmed that it is perfectly safe. I think it would blow your battery up, but I am not sure. Let's see what others have to say about it. There is quite a reasonable amount of acid in that battery, if it blows up, it could destroy a lot of stuff around it.
 

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No, don't do it, it will destroy your battery, and possibly blow up.

But, on a side note, you do know that the batteries in our bikes are 12volt, right?
 

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Yea our bikes are 12v systems..


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Whew! 12V... that's what I figured too. I was looking for a charger, the guy at the auto parts store swore all moto batteries were 6V.
 

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You should go in there and tell him that you used a 6v charger like he said and it blew up the batt..


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i like the battery buddy, its nice for short to medium term charging/storage.....

in FL, you also gotta keep a watchful eye on the h2o levels...... adding distilled h2o is helpful!!

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Originally posted by eSeMeS750WX:
adding distilled h2o is helpful
<font size="2" face="Verdana, Arial">unless it's a sealed maintenance-free battery....adding anything in these aside from the initial acid when the battery is first prepared is a no-no.
 
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