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Bigger, Better Battery for '03 Kodiak 450

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After getting 10 years out of my original battery, I've only gotten 3 out of a Vietnamese "Adventure Power" UTX20L.  It still indicates 12.X volts, but totally fails a load test so I'm assuming it's junk.  Some might say it was "junk" from day 1, and I suppose I might agree now.

Is there any value to getting a larger battery and putting it in the big storage space under the seat?  Maybe a Deka ETX30L?  Or should I just stick with the stock size, but get a "better" battery such as the Deka ETX20L?

Any input appreciated.

 

 

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Unless you're going to  run  any  accessories for any amount of time with the  motor  off I can't see any advantage  to  installing a  larger  battery.

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I agree and what happens if you get a cheeper battery, the cells wont recover as well as a quality battery from Deka (East Penn) battery.

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