experience with 16 volt batteries

Old 05-20-2009, 05:58 PM
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sounds like this guy isnt having good luck with the vbattery either

http://www.racingjunk.com/category/1...-battery-.html
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Old 05-20-2009, 06:17 PM
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I'd rather buy it in person too. Somtimes mail orders have some supprise charges!
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Old 06-01-2009, 04:58 AM
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Finally had a race since I put the 16 volt in. No way would I run a 12 volt again. The 16 volt battery and charger are expensive, but worth every penny.
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Old 06-02-2009, 10:30 AM
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I am really leaning towards a 16 volt battery. Looking at the PowerMaster S1000. I have ruined 3 flywheels and 2 starters with my 15:1 small block and I think this may be the answer.
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Old 06-02-2009, 02:41 PM
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12 volt with alternator much better. Usually if you have a good starter and have it aligned right and are still breaking flywheels its because your moter is kicking back.
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Old 06-02-2009, 04:39 PM
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Don't have room for an alt. Vacuum pump and a dry sump in a Toyota doesn't leave much room for anything else. And a 12volt with 4 batteries will never give you the starting power of 1 16 volt battery
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Old 06-05-2009, 05:29 AM
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I run two 16v batteries and put on the charger between rounds. Can't risk a voltage drop off.

There has been a whole lot of discussion concerning V batteries on
http://www.promodzone.com/showthread.php?t=16456 and also
http://www.promodzone.com/showthread.php?t=15815 and also
http://www.promodzone.com/showthread.php?t=11890

These threads orta put you off ever touching a V battery. Worked for me!
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