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Mr Intruder
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PostSubject: Damaged battery, repaired.   Damaged battery, repaired. Icon_minitimeSat Jan 03, 2015 10:06 pm

(Copied From Doc Cox's Virago Thread)

Decided today would be a good time to get the bike running, but one flat battery, so, out with the spare but some previous owner had badly damaged one of the contacts, now it was repair time



Damaged battery, repaired. SDC10050_zpsd2922876


just used a pair of pliers and took them off.


Damaged battery, repaired. SDC10051_zpsce7bff0b
Used a sharp wood chisel to remove the excess metal
Damaged battery, repaired. SDC10051_zpsce7bff0b


Then very carefully drilled down the post tap a thread into it, managed to drill down about 3/4" which is more than enough for a stud to be fitted, this would be stronger then tapping the hole and fitting a bolt
Damaged battery, repaired. SDC10055_zpscc6a120c


First a primary tap followed up by a plug tap


Damaged battery, repaired. SDC10055_zpscc6a120c

Damaged battery, repaired. SDC10054_zpsa36cf464


Dave gave me this large syringe that is usefull for all sorts of jobs, one being blowing the swarf out of the tapped hole as it wasn,t a good idea to turn the battery upside down

Damaged battery, repaired. SDC10056_zpsd5938403


Found an Allen stud making it easy to screw in

Damaged battery, repaired. SDC10058_zps9fd382c0


One stud in place and ready for the cable, hope this is usefull to anyone in the same predicament,


Damaged battery, repaired. SDC10059_zps2ffca84f


Regards Doc Cox
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PostSubject: Re: Damaged battery, repaired.   Damaged battery, repaired. Icon_minitimeSun Jan 04, 2015 12:13 am

oyili  - great bit of ingenuity !
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PostSubject: Re: Damaged battery, repaired.   Damaged battery, repaired. Icon_minitimeSun Jan 04, 2015 8:19 am

Must say, I am always extremely impressed with Nigel's (Doc Cox's) constant ingenuity.
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Recycling ilis  Damaged battery, repaired. 3498837457
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PostSubject: Re: Damaged battery, repaired.   Damaged battery, repaired. Icon_minitimeSun Jan 04, 2015 5:03 pm

Brilliant bit of thinking there Doc, another bit of landfill and hard earned cash saved.
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