Battery Options

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Battery Options

Post by pshaginaw »

Would there be any potential problems with replacing the standard lead/acid battery in my '78 GL1000 with one of the no- maintenance permanently sealed gel-pak batteries?

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Post by vonzoog »

There shouldn't be any problem with this. My only thought would be to make sure whatever you buy has adequate cranking amps.

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Post by wjnfirearms »

Absolutely no problem. Just stay with the same size and rating as it's conventional brother and you'll be just fine.
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Post by Placerville »

Here's an excellent AGM for a vintage GL. Fits '75 through '79 - Big Crank ETX18L Battery

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