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    GEL, Once you go there, you'll NEVER go back. Mikey
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    I have fitted an uprated battery (another thread) and not only is the cranking speed way better but the bike is smoother, especially at lower revs. I always thought that when the engine was running, it didn't matter what state the battery is in. But the evidence suggests that the battery was...
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    The bottom line is, it goes in, but only just; the battery is deeper and taller than the original. I had to loosen the two 10mm nuts holding the battery tray in place to let it slide; angle the top of the battery towards the front of the bike and push it in over the lip of the battery tray. I...
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    Heya Guys! I'll be off overseas for four months over winter and I'll be keeping my CS in storage. Do I need any special type of charger to keep my Gel battery charged? I was told once that conventional chargers won't work with Gel Batteries. Thanks for the help guys :-D. -Dan
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    is it worth purchasing a gel seat instead of the standard seat did a thou miles in four days recently and RSe felt like a torn windsock.
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    Heya! After almost giving up I think I've finally found a Gel battery for the CS that shouldn't require any modifications (eg. Taking a hacksaw to the Battery container and underseat) : http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=190168434067&ssPageName=STRK:MEWA:IT&ih=009 As...
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    I think (well okay, I know!) my battery is on the way out. Am I right in saying the replacement is a YB12AL-A wet battery? Is there a Gel (maintenance-free) replacement available? Sorry if this has been discussed before but I can't find anything using the search facility either here or on the...
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    Any CS owners out there know if there is a Gel battery available to fit our bikes? :think:
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    I'd like to replace my high-maintenance acid battery with a nice sealed gel one. Just got quoted ?72 - hell fire! Anyone know of somewhere with a better price? - Jim
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    afternoon all the f650 is nearly ready for its MOT and im nearly ready for my practical test (14:30 on thursday will be brown troozers time :shock: lol). quick question though ?, what battery does everyone use?. i have been looking at gel batterys but dont know what the modle number is to use...
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