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Battery Replacment

Postby DAVE » Sun Jan 02, 2011 4:45 pm

It's time to replace the battery on my wifes 2005 efi has a yuasa yb30l-b.

My questin is should I stick with the yuasa or go with a differant brand, I would like to save some $$ on the battery. I am not interested in a lesser quality battery.

Got any ideas..

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Re: Battery Replacment

Postby Ken » Sun Jan 02, 2011 5:00 pm

Sorry Dave....Cheap good battery, is an oxymoron.

I recently bought a chinese battery for Lori' lasted 1 year. I replaced it with Yuasa maintenance free. The one on my quad is, going strong 3 years later.
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Re: Battery Replacment

Postby hemingray » Sun Jan 02, 2011 5:32 pm

I've been thinking about replacing my Grizzly 660's battery since it's over 3 years old now (I'm proactive on things like this.) I also agree - no cheap batteries for the ATV, it has to be reliable. Yuasa has that reputation.

In reading up on this subject, I see a lot of mention of Odyssey brand - here's their web site: I don't have any experience with them yet, but AGM has its benefits.

Yuasa is a safe bet to be sure though!
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