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Re: I can't believe I messed up fitting a new battery
« Reply #20 on: 27 November, 2013, 06:07:14 PM »
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*Originally Posted by Robo [+]

 :430: that's why they have manuals :087:

I know...but I had my BMW and two bandits before that and it had always been under the seat or top panel......I just assumed!!!!!!!

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Re: I can't believe I messed up fitting a new battery
« Reply #21 on: 27 November, 2013, 06:35:43 PM »
*Originally Posted by Lew4406 [+]
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I know...but I had my BMW and two bandits before that and it had always been under the seat or top panel......I just assumed!!!!!!!

You get worse ?

2 bandits and a BMW,,,,,, :151: :151: :151: sounds like highway robbery.

Have to start calling you dicky turpin :150: :150:
If theres a gap i can get through it !!!

Some people pay for an IAM... I am mad.....

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Re: I can't believe I messed up fitting a new battery
« Reply #22 on: 27 November, 2013, 07:11:47 PM »
*Originally Posted by Robo [+]
You get worse ?

2 bandits and a BMW,,,,,, :151: :151: :151: sounds like highway robbery.

Have to start calling you dicky turpin :150: :150:


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Re: I can't believe I messed up fitting a new battery
« Reply #23 on: 27 November, 2013, 07:41:51 PM »
I've made a similar error.

Back in the early 80's my brother asked me to wire in his new Radio/ Cassette player ( remember them? ) into his Triumph car.

All went well until I powered it up, melting all the wires leading to it............ it had a positive earth.  :430:

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Re: I can't believe I messed up fitting a new battery
« Reply #24 on: 29 November, 2013, 04:17:41 PM »
In reply to Richard - I used Chiswick Honda - the cost of the battery was £71. I got it there becuase it is easier to collect from them than from the courier service if you buy on line.

In reply to Robbo - you would have been Ok taking the seat off if you needed to change the battery. Although it is behind the panel, you can't get it out without taking the seat off. 

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Re: I can't believe I messed up fitting a new battery
« Reply #25 on: 29 November, 2013, 04:23:14 PM »
Yes you can. No need to remove the seat.

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Re: I can't believe I messed up fitting a new battery
« Reply #26 on: 29 November, 2013, 04:33:58 PM »
*Originally Posted by alan sh [+]
Yes you can. No need to remove the seat.

Alan

 :0461:............Just the right hand side panel
If theres a gap i can get through it !!!

Some people pay for an IAM... I am mad.....

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Re: I can't believe I messed up fitting a new battery
« Reply #27 on: 29 November, 2013, 04:34:32 PM »
I suspect it depends on what height you have set the seat. If, like mine, it is at the lowest height then the seat gets in the way of removing the the battery and its cradle. I have even seen my dealer take the seat off to change the battery on my bike.

What height is your's set to Alan?

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Re: I can't believe I messed up fitting a new battery
« Reply #28 on: 29 November, 2013, 04:39:17 PM »
*Originally Posted by Chelseafan [+]
I suspect it depends on what height you have set the seat. If, like mine, it is at the lowest height then the seat gets in the way of removing the the battery and its cradle. I have even seen my dealer take the seat off to change the battery on my bike.

What height is your's set to Alan?

top/middle or bottom all you need to do is remove the side panel
If theres a gap i can get through it !!!

Some people pay for an IAM... I am mad.....

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Re: I can't believe I messed up fitting a new battery
« Reply #29 on: 29 November, 2013, 05:04:09 PM »
*Originally Posted by Chelseafan [+]
I suspect it depends on what height you have set the seat. If, like mine, it is at the lowest height then the seat gets in the way of removing the the battery and its cradle. I have even seen my dealer take the seat off to change the battery on my bike.

What height is your's set to Alan?

I've not yet needed to remove my battery (let alone the seat which is at 'mid' position), but am expecting to soon, so good to know, even though I have the 'manual', as attached!  :156:
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