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Anyone replaced their battery with a non-BMW one in the UK? Mine needs replacing and the ones specified on the various websites are wrong and don't fit. Eg
Yuasa YT19BL-BS
 

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Dave,

Try going to the Yuasa Website and putting your registration in. I got a different selection when I did that. Still not sure if they are the right battery, not checked dimensions and the like.
 
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Thanks, just done that and that is the battery I bought and it is wrong. It is way to big for the bike. I have managed to find a Motobatt one, MBTX16U that is the correct spec and size.
 

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Thanks, just done that and that is the battery I bought and it is wrong. It is way to big for the bike. I have managed to find a Motobatt one, MBTX16U that is the correct spec and size.
Cheers Dave, I'll store that nugget of information away for when I need a battery. (y)
 
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It wont fit a 2017GT. A lot of the sites that allow you to put in the reg and it will give you the batteries that fit show the wrong batteries, that is how I got the wrong one from Halfords.
 

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Anyone replaced their battery with a non-BMW one in the UK? Mine needs replacing and the ones specified on the various websites are wrong and don't fit. Eg
Yuasa YT19BL-BS
Hi, i replaced the standard one on my '12 GT with an Odyssey Extreme, and it's been brilliant - it's a high torque battery so cured the hot starting issue i used to have with the old one once in a while - just keep it topped up via Optimate and always good to go
 

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Hi Dave, tis is the one I fitted to mine - not sure if this helps or not.........might be worth a call to Nippy Normans, they do a whole range.......hope it helps.
 

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Yes that is the one I thought would fit, but my battery is only 151mm wide, 161mm tall and 87mm deep. Yours is much bigger and wont fit. I bought the Yuasa one that Halford's system said fitted my bike and it is way too big.
 
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