SSB Powersport Battery HVT-1

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  • Grease Monkey
    Grease Monkey
    1 year ago
    Don't think it's my charger FC, this one is a Ctek MXS 5.0, last one was a Ctek as well but an older version and of the 3 range if I remember right, my first hd battery went nearly 7 years, it never and I mean never seen a charger, next new hd battery went 4 and it did see a charger now an then, next one went 2, again, charger, everyone seems to have varying longevity, perhaps it's luck of the draw, I do not know.
  • Far Canal
    Far Canal
    1 year ago
    Quoting Grease Monkey on 03 Apr 2023 01:13 AM

    Don't think it's my charger FC, this one is a Ctek MXS 5.0, last one was a Ctek as well but an older version and of the 3 range if I remember right, my first hd battery went nearly 7 years, it never and I mean never seen a charger, next new hd battery went 4 and it did see a charger now an then, next one went 2, again, charger, everyone seems to have varying longevity, perhaps it's luck of the draw, I do not know.

    What does the "5.0" signify about the charger GM?.
    I think climate may have something to do with life span as well. Hotter the climate the less life for your battery.
  • Grease Monkey
    Grease Monkey
    1 year ago
    Quoting Grease Monkey on 03 Apr 2023 01:13 AM

    Don't think it's my charger FC, this one is a Ctek MXS 5.0, last one was a Ctek as well but an older version and of the 3 range if I remember right, my first hd battery went nearly 7 years, it never and I mean never seen a charger, next new hd battery went 4 and it did see a charger now an then, next one went 2, again, charger, everyone seems to have varying longevity, perhaps it's luck of the draw, I do not know.

    Quoting Far Canal on 03 Apr 2023 03:34 AMedited: 03 Apr 2023 03:35 AM

    What does the "5.0" signify about the charger GM?.
    I think climate may have something to do with life span as well. Hotter the climate the less life for your battery.

    Stab in the dark but I'm thinking it's referring to it being a 5amp charger.
  • Far Canal
    Far Canal
    1 year ago
    Quoting Grease Monkey on 03 Apr 2023 01:13 AM

    Don't think it's my charger FC, this one is a Ctek MXS 5.0, last one was a Ctek as well but an older version and of the 3 range if I remember right, my first hd battery went nearly 7 years, it never and I mean never seen a charger, next new hd battery went 4 and it did see a charger now an then, next one went 2, again, charger, everyone seems to have varying longevity, perhaps it's luck of the draw, I do not know.

    Quoting Far Canal on 03 Apr 2023 03:34 AMedited: 03 Apr 2023 03:35 AM

    What does the "5.0" signify about the charger GM?.
    I think climate may have something to do with life span as well. Hotter the climate the less life for your battery.

    Quoting Grease Monkey on 03 Apr 2023 04:17 AM

    Stab in the dark but I'm thinking it's referring to it being a 5amp charger.

    That's eggs ackerley what I was thinking too mate.
    I aint no electrical engineer or anything but a trickle charger oughta be a trickle, wondering if yours is more like a raging torrent at 5amps. Mine is 1 amp shared around 5 bikes.
  • Grease Monkey
    Grease Monkey
    1 year ago
    Quoting Far Canal on 03 Apr 2023 03:34 AMedited: 03 Apr 2023 03:35 AM

    What does the "5.0" signify about the charger GM?.
    I think climate may have something to do with life span as well. Hotter the climate the less life for your battery.

    Quoting Grease Monkey on 03 Apr 2023 04:17 AM

    Stab in the dark but I'm thinking it's referring to it being a 5amp charger.

    Quoting Far Canal on 03 Apr 2023 08:08 AM

    That's eggs ackerley what I was thinking too mate.
    I aint no electrical engineer or anything but a trickle charger oughta be a trickle, wondering if yours is more like a raging torrent at 5amps. Mine is 1 amp shared around 5 bikes.

    Yeah nar that's not how this gizmo rolls, it's got multi stage charging procedures built in, you tell it what battery you have and it will rapid charge it to 80% or there about, then it goes into a slow top up mode then it goes into a float mode, it's got 7 stages, does normal and AGM batteries, has two power ranges, for batteries of 14ah and under it's fast charge is .8amps, batteries over 14ah up to 160ah it's 5amps, my current battery is 18ah. 
  • 408
    408
    1 year ago
    I got the little brother, the 3.8
  • speedzter
    speedzter
    1 year ago
    A lot of issues come from the purity of the Lead used.
    Most automotive batteries now use a large amount of recycled Lead that  has impurities.
  • Grease Monkey
    Grease Monkey
    1 year ago
    Quoting 408 on 03 Apr 2023 12:37 PMedited: 03 Apr 2023 12:38 PM

    I got the little brother, the 3.8

    It's very cute haha
  • tussuck
    tussuck
    1 year ago
    Quoting 408 on 03 Apr 2023 12:37 PMedited: 03 Apr 2023 12:38 PM

    I got the little brother, the 3.8

    I must have the infant in the range then as mines only rated @ 800ma...
  • GGUser574
    GGUser574
    1 month
    I have had trouble with an HVT-1 Battery, did not last 4 months. Test by local distributor came up 400cca, test using electronic tester 210cca, would not even turn engine over. Waste of time talking to them just go & buy a different brand. Bought a Fulbatt, bike starts straight away. Bike is 2017 flstc.
  • Grease Monkey
    Grease Monkey
    1 month
    Seems to be hit an miss.
  • STEAMER
    STEAMER
    1 month
     I put a SSB HVT-1 battery in my 2011 fxst, stage 1,  back in early 2019.   It is starting to lose charge if left off  CTek 
    5amp float/ charger for couple weeks. 
     So about to prob get another of same battery, mainly as alot cheaper than others, but most are out of stock.  But also been looking at Deka but about 100cca less power. For $100 more.
  • STEAMER
    STEAMER
    1 month
    Harley Heaven,   free delivery
  • perthhog
    perthhog
    1 month
    Quoting STEAMER on 06 Mar 2024 07:08 AMedited: 06 Mar 2024 07:09 AM

    Harley Heaven,   free delivery

    EBay 4wd. Xtream  $145  to your door that’s who I’ve always brought my batteries from never any 
    Issues fast delivery 
  • STEAMER
    STEAMER
    1 month
    Quoting STEAMER on 06 Mar 2024 07:08 AMedited: 06 Mar 2024 07:09 AM

    Harley Heaven,   free delivery

    Quoting perthhog on 06 Mar 2024 08:30 AM

    EBay 4wd. Xtream  $145  to your door that’s who I’ve always brought my batteries from never any 

    Issues fast delivery 

    Yeh, thats who i just got my latest battery from,   Normally i use Batteries Direct in Peakhurst Nsw.
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