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Battery replacement

Discussion in 'Honda Acty References' started by Arroz, Apr 18, 2016.

  1. Arroz

    Arroz New Member

    Battery has finally died after about 5 winters. No complaint but I expect to have a problem finding a replacement which will fit into the box. Has anyone tried a motorcycle battery which fit a 1992 Acty pickup? Will a lawn tractor/mower battery work?
     
  2. Ronin

    Ronin Active Member

    Just get the biggest battery you can find that still fits within the box, it'll be fine. Lawn/garden battery would work, large motorcycle battery too... looking for about 24~32 AH. If you need to, changing the terminals on the ends of the battery wires is easily done, to match your new battery.
     
  3. Arroz

    Arroz New Member

    Thanks for advice. I did just that and got one that was almost a perfect match. Same length and width but two inches shorter. It's now in and working. When I checked at Honda motorcycles a battery would have cost around $150. Got the one at Canadian Tire for $69.
     
  4. Ronin

    Ronin Active Member

    Good deal... maybe post up what it is for future reference.

    Honda parts tend to be expensive, yep...
     
  5. Arroz

    Arroz New Member

    Original battery
    ACDelco Custom
    C40B19R
    CCA 320
    RC 52
    Ah (5HR) 30
    5"deep, 7"wide, 8.5"high

    Replacement
    Canadian tire
    Motomaster ELM-U1
    Lawn and Garden
    CCA 340
    5" deep. 7"wide, 6.5"high
    $$69 + tax
    Note that poles were of a different type but easy to attach old ones cables
     
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  6. Ashnkooshe

    Ashnkooshe New Member

    I was just told by a dealer that the Honda Fit battery is a good replacement for my 1990 Acty. I haven't checked the prices on it though.
     

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