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Dyna-Batt...ideas, opinions, etc???

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Bob Dobolina, Oct 24, 2008.

  1. Bob Dobolina
    Joined: Jul 27, 2006
    Posts: 332

    Bob Dobolina

    Ok so i am a loss for battery room in the latest project, and have stumbled across this:

    The Dyna-Batt. Claimed to be "able to crank over a 15:1 motor, and has a 16 amp-hour reserve capacity." No Cranking amp/CCA figures given.

    Anyone here have any experience with these units? At 7" long, 3" wide and 61/2" it fits the bill, but are they reliable??
  2. side_valve
    Joined: Sep 22, 2002
    Posts: 833

    Alliance Vendor

    I bought one of those years ago and it wouldn't even turn over the 6-volt starter on my flathead. I'll never buy one again.
  3. Da Tinman
    Joined: Dec 29, 2005
    Posts: 4,226

    Da Tinman

    They seem to be pretty good, we use a pair of them in promod cars (24 volts) to run the starter. 2 fit in place of one battery and save 45 lbs in the process

    They last a long time and seem to handle extreme enviroments very well.
  4. hr31hr
    Joined: Nov 30, 2006
    Posts: 221

    from PA

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  5. CruZer
    Joined: Jan 24, 2003
    Posts: 1,913


    I had one in my coupe and it lasted 8 years without any problems.When I bought my roadster, there was a place over the rear fender made for one,so that's what I bought.It works great.
  6. Mid 90s Honda Civic uses an incredibly small battery. 8X5X7 tall if I recall correctly. Not sure abut the CCA, but I'm gonna try one on the v12.
  7. blackmopar
    Joined: Nov 21, 2006
    Posts: 481

    from fallbrook

    interesting location - no fume concerns or anything?
  8. Phil1934
    Joined: Jun 24, 2001
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  9. Von Rigg Fink
    Joined: Jun 11, 2007
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    Von Rigg Fink
    from Garage

  10. hr31hr
    Joined: Nov 30, 2006
    Posts: 221

    from PA

    Completely sealed. That is why you can lay them on thier side.
  11. Cshabang
    Joined: Mar 30, 2004
    Posts: 2,458


    I know of 2 cars with them, one a flattie, the other a baby Hemi, both start fine...

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