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#1 menright

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Posted 04 November 2020 - 11:22 AM

Just wondering what size of battery the VX220 Turbo uses in terms of CCA and Amps from the factory. What CCA does the car need realistically to turn over: just wondered how small the battery can go in terms of cranking power?

 

 



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Posted 04 November 2020 - 10:12 PM

Following.. interested in a small conventional battery as well...

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Posted 04 November 2020 - 10:33 PM

TIS says it's 38 Ah . Don't know what CCA though.



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Posted 06 November 2020 - 04:22 PM

Thought I might share. If you want a battery that is easy to fit then try one of these. Yuasa YBX5202 battery. High CCA 440 and 45Amps. Best bit though it lowers straight in without having to perform some sort of contortionist magic trick, smaller dimensions from the standard so loads of room to manoeuvre into place. It does sit about 5mm higher than the standard battery so you might have to slightly enlarge the holding brackets holes. 

Also might be worth checking out you boot entry battery if you have not used it some time. Mine had exploded and was sitting in a pool of white battery acid powder, good job this car is fibreglass. 

Does anyone know if the alternator charges the entry batter through some for of slit charge relay? 

Mark

 

 



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Posted 07 November 2020 - 09:16 AM

420 A (30s) -2,4 kg

 

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Posted 07 November 2020 - 01:43 PM

Its....it's beautiful.

So small, so light......


What type is it? NiMh? Lithium?
I can't read the label, so i'd be grateful for a name or any other details.

Edited by blackoctagon, 07 November 2020 - 01:49 PM.


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Posted 07 November 2020 - 07:04 PM

https://www.super-b....andrena-12v15ah

 

But may be you could find similar cheaper battery  ...


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Posted 03 January 2022 - 11:02 AM

https://www.super-b....andrena-12v15ah

 

But may be you could find similar cheaper battery  ...

HI Chris.

 

I’m very interested in this (mainly from getting the standard battery in and out to replace with a bad back!!).  But the numbers on that battery look like they’re way down on the standard VX battery - how do you find it in use? Does it need constant trickle charging when not in use or does it die after a week of not starting the car maybe?



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Posted 04 January 2022 - 09:28 AM

 

https://www.super-b....andrena-12v15ah

 

But may be you could find similar cheaper battery  ...

HI Chris.

 

I’m very interested in this (mainly from getting the standard battery in and out to replace with a bad back!!).  But the numbers on that battery look like they’re way down on the standard VX battery - how do you find it in use? Does it need constant trickle charging when not in use or does it die after a week of not starting the car maybe?

 

Scrub that, sorry.  I’ve just seen the price.  £1000 for a battery.  
I’ll find an alternative..



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Posted 04 January 2022 - 07:54 PM

For a year or so years I ran my turbo with one of these, before returning to a standard battery.:-

 

https://www.demon-tw...pc680-odypc680/

 

I still have it in fact tucked away in a cupboard somewhere.  I'm sure it's still  in working order.

 






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