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Correct size battery for t160

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This topic contains 4 replies, has 2 voices, and was last updated by Kevin Bain Kevin Bain 4 months, 2 weeks ago.

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  • #5846
    Kevin Bain
    Kevin Bain
    Participant

    Hi all, restoring t160 and bought a new battery CB-16, turns out i can barely squeeze side panel on due to battery’s hieght, was the recommended 1 on-line and in local shop  (Westgate ) Newcastle. .can anyone put me right

  • #5850
    David Lord
    David Lord
    Keymaster

    When I had a T160 I measured the space available, being very careful to allow clearance for the side panel screw, and then trawled manufacturers data to find the biggest battery that would fit.  I can’t know remember what battery I fitted but if all else fails you could use this approach.  Maybe someone else will come along with more recent experience and give you a battery model number.

  • #5851
    David Lord
    David Lord
    Keymaster

    Here’s an old thread on the topic.  https://www.tr3oc.com/forums/topic/t160-battery-2/

    It’s always worth trying the Search function!

    • #5853
      Kevin Bain
      Kevin Bain
      Participant

      Thanks for your help dave, checked out the old thread and there’s dimensions and brands  in there so I’ll be looking into those,hopefully get sorted, will let you know how I get on

      • #5861
        Kevin Bain
        Kevin Bain
        Participant

        I’ve purchased a motobatt MBTX 12U battery, it fits with lots of space left and has enough kick, used starter to fire up a few times  and it  seems to be fine, thanks

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