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Old 11-25-2009, 09:46 PM   #11 (permalink)
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I bet if they put a Porsche badge on it they could quadruple profit!

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Old 11-27-2009, 02:14 AM   #12 (permalink)
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Braille already makes a 6lb AGM battery, and it's only $140. So this really is more money than brains.


Braille Auto B106 Braille ''No Weight'' Batteries

that is awesome.
I replaced my old sube battery to realize they do not make them that small anymore (I refer to CCA, and amps)

the 210 cold would be slow, but I am slicked up on some modern oil. Below freezing and whirls right over..
The lithium is a favorite in my pc builds. One can learn alot about a battery and time with a pc....the car does the same darn thing, even with 60 months clean.
the lead ones are non-rohs compliant. I could guess the lithiums are where it is headed.
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Old 11-27-2009, 02:51 AM   #13 (permalink)
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You can still get 210CCA batteries in the L&G variety from Napa and most parts stores, but they're obviously smaller than most car batteries... except the Honda-Common group 51 and 51-R. They're about equivalent to L&G batteries in size, but usually up to 450CA/300CCA, IIRC. SLA's, that is.
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Old 11-27-2009, 07:06 PM   #14 (permalink)
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I can see it now...

Location: A meeting of Porsche racing team members in an exclusive garage...

"Zo , ve haf fitted ze latest in the teknology un zaved the amount of ten kilogrammes. Vot do you zink of zis? Is gut yah?

Nine , dumkoft. You could zave ze zame amount by cutting out ze donuts!"

Just kidding there Porsche owners.

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Old 11-27-2009, 07:11 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Too true. I had the same thought!
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Old 11-27-2009, 07:27 PM   #16 (permalink)
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Too true. I had the same thought!
Probably could have saved 10 lbs by cutting out the leather shoes, designer chains and credit cards from the Gucci wallet...
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Old 11-29-2009, 04:51 AM   #17 (permalink)
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But it doesn't say "Porsche" on it.
Well then I'm not buying it!!
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Old 11-29-2009, 11:12 AM   #18 (permalink)
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I'm totally in favor of weight savings, but how many amps can it make at -20°F?

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