desmo888 at comcast.net
Tue Dec 3 17:57:46 EST 2002
Battery Tender is the standard.
Had one on my Ducati for 5 years.
----- Original Message -----
From: "james accordino" <ssgacc at yahoo.com>
To: "Tigran Varosyan" <tigran at tigran.com>
Cc: "audi list" <quattro at audifans.com>
Sent: Tuesday, December 03, 2002 5:43 PM
Subject: RE: Battery maintainer
> It's kind of funny you mention that. The Army
> installed those on all the Hummers in the fleet this
> year. The idea is not to "jump start" them or even
> fully charge the battery, only to "maintain" a
> reasonable level of charge during long periods of no
> use or on the shorter term when the radio or dash
> lights are left on. Working well for us so far in
> "sunny" NE Pa. We've tracked much less battery
> failure/replacements this year. They just epoxied
> them right on the fiberglass hoods. Not very elegant.
> Jim Accordino
> --- Tigran Varosyan <tigran at tigran.com> wrote:
> > Do not buy the solar units from schucks. After I did
> > some power calculations
> > it appears that it takes that thing 30 days of
> > sunlight to charge the
> > battery. They look cool, but are worthless.
> > Tyson
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: quattro-admin at audifans.com
> > [mailto:quattro-admin at audifans.com]On
> > Behalf Of Benjamin Kwan
> > Sent: Tuesday, December 03, 2002 12:01 PM
> > To: quattro at audifans.com
> > Subject: Battery maintainer
> > Does anyone have any recommendations for a battery
> > maintainer? My sister
> > is in Grad school and I rarely drive the car to
> > charge the battery back
> > up. Since it's getting cold up here in the
> > NorthEast, I would like to get
> > a battery maintainer so that I can start it when
> > it's time to drive it.
> > Thanks,
> > Ben
> > 85 4000S
> > 92 100CSq
> > 94 90S
> > 01 A4 1.8Tq
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