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Old 03-05-2013, 10:01 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by Paul_Rochdale View Post
This may or may not help you but using a small car battery is often done here in the UK. You don't say what bike you have but I once fitted a battery intended for a Reliant Robin three-wheeler to my BMW R100/7. The closeness of the top tubes of the rear subframe meant that the top edges of the battery had to be relieved by 2mm each side (using a Surform tool). Not as scary as it sounds. The bike happily like this for years but it was a tight fit.
Car batteries are a lot cheaper and with longer warranties. It's seems logical to use them.
The bike is R60/7. The size of the car battery is 187 mm x 127 mm x 227 mm. I'll go to garage to see will the size be an issue. Manchester - Real is playing tonight so I must be quick.
1978. BMW R60/7
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