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 Post subject: Re: Battery charger
PostPosted: Thu Jan 10, 2019 1:08 pm 
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Thats the one I've got ont he Esprit. I don't take the knob off, because you'll struggle to find the battery on the Esprit anyway!

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 Post subject: Re: Battery charger
PostPosted: Thu Feb 07, 2019 9:25 pm 
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£12.99 https://www.aldi.co.uk/autoxs-car-batte ... 8252113900

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 Post subject: Re: Battery charger
PostPosted: Fri Feb 08, 2019 9:13 am 
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have a similar thing here...works well to save batteries


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 08, 2019 5:14 pm 
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I have been using the CTEK chargers - Porsche labelled- for over a decade now, they are exceptionally good , robust ( Some later models are IP65 rated iirc ) and they prolong battery life . 996 battery lasted over 8 years :shock:


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 08, 2019 5:56 pm 
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George924S wrote:
I have been using the CTEK chargers - Porsche labelled- for over a decade now, they are exceptionally good , robust ( Some later models are IP65 rated iirc ) and they prolong battery life . 996 battery lasted over 8 years :shock:


Same here but Lidl labelled for a fraction of the cost of the Porsche one :whistle: :grin:

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1980 924 Turbo Series 1 - Alpine White & Guards Red
Omega forged pistons, lightened and balanced bottom end, ARP studs + Cometic MLS HG, Piper fast road cam, K27/26 3257 hybrid turbo, 951 ducted FMIC, Custom intake manifold, Mittelmotor dizzy & cam pulley, Adj boost - dyno’d at 225bhp @ 1.0bar on previous CGT turbo, Engine datalogged and on boost fuel enrichment managed with Zeitronix ZT2 & Phormula KS4 knock sensor, 944 turbo all alloy radiator, Hayward & Scott custom tapered race exhaust, GAZ Gold coilovers, Fuch'ed up, Quaife LSD
2017 VW Passat Variant GTE Advance - the daily load lugger and mile muncher
2015 Nissan Leaf Tekna - it builds trees when we drive it


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 08, 2019 6:45 pm 
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Carrera RSR wrote:
George924S wrote:
I have been using the CTEK chargers - Porsche labelled- for over a decade now, they are exceptionally good , robust ( Some later models are IP65 rated iirc ) and they prolong battery life . 996 battery lasted over 8 years :shock:


Same here but Lidl labelled for a fraction of the cost of the Porsche one :whistle: :grin:


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