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Old 05-04-2014, 01:05 PM
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Default Re: Ammo Can for Gas Tank and Battery- Bad Idea?

True, if you use a conventional (vented) lead-acid battery they can add thier own mix of a little hrdogen and oxygen to the equation; use a sealed battery if you can.. you also don't have to worry about where or rather which way up a sealed battery is. Downside is that if you overcharge a sealed unit it'll swell and distort, occaisionally to the point of splitting apart or cracking it's case. I've seen too many that that has happened to returned to the battery warehouse I used to work at... (Some idiot designed the Mazda Miata to use the SLA version of a riding mower (or U1 group) battery.. They're good for maybe 2-3 months installed, so owners and dealers would charge the %*!# out of them hoping to make them last a full spring-fall driving season then return them to us looking like mis-shapen footballs for warranty replacement).


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