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 Is it a good idea to switch the old battery for a car battery?

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PostSubject: Is it a good idea to switch the old battery for a car battery?   Is it a good idea to switch the old battery for a car battery? Icon_minitimeSat Jun 23, 2012 8:54 pm

Has anyone else switched their lawn mower battery out and put a car battery in? If so has there been any cons?
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well did it work good
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yea so far it works great! i had to bore the holes to fit the bolts through the connectors or w.e. lol but no biggie. maybe ill make a video cuz i need some help troubleshooting my transmission
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PostSubject: Re: Is it a good idea to switch the old battery for a car battery?   Is it a good idea to switch the old battery for a car battery? Icon_minitimeSun Jun 24, 2012 9:05 am

i am using a big 12v tractor battery.
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PostSubject: Re: Is it a good idea to switch the old battery for a car battery?   Is it a good idea to switch the old battery for a car battery? Icon_minitimeSun Jun 24, 2012 2:26 pm

i wouldnt use a car battery i did and it fried all my wiring
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Ive been using it just to start it for a while but now i just hooked it up because i was sick of lugging a huge batttery around plus a tripod case and sometimes tools. If anything i will have to rewire the mower which isnt to bad because ive been wanting to put all new wires and stuff in it.
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ok because i was out riding shut my mower off tried to start it didnt crank over and started to smoke fried most of the wiring and started cranking its self over
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yer man i used a heavy duty truck batt. XD fuckan heavy! but i have an old murry the thing is built like a tank Razz
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PostSubject: Re: Is it a good idea to switch the old battery for a car battery?   Is it a good idea to switch the old battery for a car battery? Icon_minitimeMon Jun 25, 2012 6:21 am

greener179

It sounds like you may of had a preexisting wiring problem.
What size fuse where you using?

Smile ...Just trying to help out... Smile
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opps never thought about that fuse o well now its a parts machine and i got a 1970s mongomery wards and its a tank
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