Best gel battery

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  1. orangebear

    orangebear Long timer

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    Hi

    What's the best gel battery for sale in the Uk that will fit a stock 06 990adv.
    The stock battery is final dead so need to get one.

    Thanks Sean
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  2. rossguzzi

    rossguzzi 990 Adv.

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    I am going to look for a Decca to replace my lithium Shoria. Ive had the Decca in my Aprilia`s and they are very good. A battery speacialist told me the yellow MotoBatt is a knock off of it.
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  3. orangebear

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    I have found that the motobatt will fit but it only has a cracking amps of 160.
    We're the stock battery what is yuasa ytz14s has a cracking amps of 230.

    My question is will 160 cranking amps be enough to crack over the bike and last a long time with out killing the battery. I think it's a gel but not sure.

    Help is needed before I buy.
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    The problem is finding a battery that will fit the box on the 06 990 adv. so I think a gel would be a good replacement for a sealed acid one.
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  6. Barekat

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    The Ballistics battery I installed was 2/3 the size of the original AGM battery. I used some of the foam packing material to fill the void.:clap
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