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November 27, 2013, 12:37:50 PM
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The video was done using a Touring bike but it has good steps/process for many other bikes.




Battery installation on a Dyna is covered in the next video.


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December 18, 2015, 04:29:48 PM
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September 17, 2017, 12:36:12 PM
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Here is some thoughts on aftermarket batteries and the connection issues that a "one product fits all" battery might present.

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September 22, 2017, 08:21:33 PM
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Good info on the proper connections, I have found over the years at work most people have no idea what a good or poor connection looks like. Or how to test for it.


December 30, 2017, 08:27:37 PM
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Always remove the negative cable on your battery first when removing a battery. When installing a battery, always connect the negative cable last. Negative battery cable... Disconnect first, reconnect last.

Here is a good video explaining why.


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December 31, 2017, 12:08:41 PM
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  Not edited as well, but, same idea.  @Princess Bueller replaces the truck battery.



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December 31, 2017, 12:14:10 PM
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Geez, she's long winded...should have edited.

December 31, 2017, 01:01:52 PM
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  Not edited as well, but, same idea.  @Princess Bueller replaces the truck battery.


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Geez, she's long winded...should have edited.
Great addition to the thread! HDBitchin Rep (Karma) awarded to you both.  :)
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December 31, 2017, 09:42:26 PM
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Great addition to the thread! HDBitchin Rep (Karma) awarded to you both.  :)

Hey Thanks!

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January 10, 2018, 09:30:52 PM
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@FerrousBueller  @Princess Bueller   nice video,  Ferrouse buy her some air tools ;)
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January 11, 2018, 11:52:35 AM
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@FerrousBueller  @Princess Bueller   nice video,  Ferrouse buy her some air tools ;)

  I wouldn't argue with that idea!

  Seriously, we already have some.  It takes longer to get those tools out than it does to just do the job with standard tools.

  But I like your thinking!

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Ferrous


 



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