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#1 trackcar OFFLINE  

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Posted July 18, 2013 - 11:21 AM

I figure all 12V GT batteries are not the same..........they make dozens of different types. Looking in the manuals here (mine is a model917.255914), what exact battery should I have in it? The present one is a U1-3. I have two others for core trade or the scrapyard that are alittle bit smaller in size. All 3 are presently not taking a recharge.


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Posted July 18, 2013 - 11:38 AM

I guess it if you want original or not. I have a 650 crank amp in mine.

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Posted July 18, 2013 - 03:49 PM

What model tractor do you have and what was the original battery spec. Once you get the size figured out then it's just a matter of deciding how much you want to spend. More $$ = more capacity. If the charging system is working properly and the engine is in good shape it shouldn't take any special high power batteries to start and run the average GT engine.  Diesels are another story. 


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Posted July 18, 2013 - 05:00 PM

I have been happy with the 425cca batteries from TSC. If it'll fit in the tractor, get the biggest that will. The extra power isn't mandatory, but those batts have held up well for me (knock wood)

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Posted July 18, 2013 - 07:00 PM

What model tractor do you have and what was the original battery spec. Once you get the size figured out then it's just a matter of deciding how much you want to spend. More $$ = more capacity. If the charging system is working properly and the engine is in good shape it shouldn't take any special high power batteries to start and run the average GT engine.  Diesels are another story. 

Model 917.255914






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