How do yoiu charge a new battery? - Page 2 - Steve Saunders Goldwing Forums

Closed Thread
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #11 of 12 (permalink) Old 03-24-2012, 10:14 PM
Senior Member
 
Chromo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: S.W. MO and N.E AR.
Model: 88 & 95SE 1500's, 82 1100I, 80 1100, etc..
Posts: 6,319
Post imported post

You can do that, fill a new dry battery and let the car charge it, or if you run one dead with lights on you forgot to turn off, just jump start it and let car charge it.

Problem is every time you do that your hurting the battery a little and shortening it's useful life.

Chromo

I ride for FOOD

99 SE 1500, Also riding now, Red ( Second fastest color)
95 SE 1500, riding now, Purple (the fastest color)
88 1500 recovering from deer hit, Phantom Gray (Most expensive color )
82 1100 riding sometimes, Red
Also 80 1100 naked and 86 1200 Interstate, not running yet.
Chromo is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #12 of 12 (permalink) Old 03-25-2012, 01:20 AM
Official "Cheeky Plonker"
 
chilidawg's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Spring, Texas, USA.
Year: 1980-81-82-83
Make: Honda
Model: GL1100STDASPENSTATE
Posts: 1,185
Post imported post

12v, 2 amp +1, the only way to do it, just don't overdo it, you can get tenders that will cut out at certain setpoints, I need to look for one of those too.

For what it's worth and if I may be so bold? The current rebuild of the `80, `81, `82 & `83 GL1100STDASPENSTATE can be followed on classicgoldwings.com in a thread called "The plan is to turn 140,000 into 50,000."

chilidawg is offline  
Closed Thread

  Steve Saunders Goldwing Forums > Forums > General Motorcycle Discussion Forum

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Steve Saunders Goldwing Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
GL1500 battery charge marc sadoux Goldwing Technical Forum 10 05-12-2011 02:56 AM
First charge for new battery MoneyGuy Goldwing Technical Forum 9 05-01-2011 09:09 PM
battery will not charge newwnger Goldwing Technical Forum 9 09-03-2008 07:23 AM
GL1500 Battery Charge? SPAV Goldwing Technical Forum 8 04-25-2008 09:07 AM
How do you charge discharged battery? newbiker Goldwing Technical Forum 6 01-04-2008 05:36 PM

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome