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Best battery for 2005 Chopper?

Discussion in 'General' started by 2004BC, Nov 23, 2017.

  1. 2004BC

    2004BC FREEDOM!!!

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    Hi,

    FINALLY, wrapped up all of the customizing, bugs, carb tuning, etc and went to test ride and barely turn over clicking...... So, while I'm troubleshooting everything I wanted to ask what is the most powerful, reliable, best battery I can buy for my 2005 Chopper? FYI I always keep it on a battery tender when not in use. Thanks!

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  2. francoblay1

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    you joined the Forum in 2009 and you have not seen the over a hundred threads about batteries???? Really???
     
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    MX20L - MOTORCYCLE BATTERY - 500+ CCA https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01E49MQZ4/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_hINfAbKX8QBV0
     
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    Every couple years I just pick up a AGM Harley battery, no issues.
     
  5. 2004BC

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    Hahahaa! Good point! I should have been more specific. What I meant to ask is are there new types of batteries or technologies that are the best today, in 2017, that perhaps I don't know about. For instance Lithium ion or something similar.

    Also, I put "best battery" in the search and read for hours but never found a thread specifically discussing batteries. Just everywhere the word battery was used.

    Finally, since I don't mind asking questions that may appear to be dumb, and some that actually are dumb, WHY do my pictures from Photobucket say"3rd party hosting" and how on earth do I fix that????
     
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    Thanks! Problem solved!
     
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    Thanks! Happy Thanksgiving!
     
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    I'm just not sold on the Lithium battery's yet, but they are making strides. I cringe when I see those hoverboards catching on fire.
     
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    Very simple to fix your Photobucket problem just have to pay them $400 a year now for the privilege that used to be free. :olddown:
     
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    Many have used the H-D battery's
     
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    I had good luck with them for years but glad you told me about this 500 cca it's definitely awesome
     
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    The Harley battery is all I use anymore. I have had zero problems out of them. Most last 4 years, and had one we changed out at 7 years and I'm still using it for a test bench battery, for the last 4 years
     
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