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Old 08-31-2015, 08:38 AM   #15
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It seems like I have a lot of problem with corrosion on my battery post,i'm always cleaning them,what causes this and how do you stop it?
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There are battery terminal sprays you can get at an auto store that is supposed to limit that. But even spraying them, the corrosion eventually comes back. I noticed that is not the case with my AGM coach batteries--so one big advantage for AGM batteries.
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It seems like I have a lot of problem with corrosion on my battery post,i'm always cleaning them,what causes this and how do you stop it?
Put mineral oil in each cell, it will almost totally stop the off corrosion and need to add distilled water. I did it with our Dutch Star and the batteries lasted almost 10 years.

The normal amount of mineral oil seems to be 2 oz per cell in 12 V's and 4 oz per cell in 6 V.
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Put mineral oil in each cell, it will almost totally stop the off corrosion and need to add distilled water. I did it with our Dutch Star and the batteries lasted almost 10 years.

The normal amount of mineral oil seems to be 2 oz per cell in 12 V's and 4 oz per cell in 6 V.
Is the mineral oil you use a special item or just plain everyday mineral oil?
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Wal*Mart off the shelf in the pharmacy isle.
Batteries after 6 of so years of not being cleaned: BTW: the gas can in the last picture is what I carried distilled water in.
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Where can you "buy Lifeline 8D AGM's for about $500 each"? I can't find them for less then $650.
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Where can you "buy Lifeline 8D AGM's for about $500 each"? I can't find them for less then $650.
You might try requesting a quote from DC Battery Specialists - Quotation Form They were the best price I found for my Lifeline 6CTs, but then my local Batteries Plus matched the price including taxes.
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He has the best prices I have found for lifelines. If your going thru California they can be picked up at the factory to save shipping.
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Where can you "buy Lifeline 8D AGM's for about $500 each"? I can't find them for less then $650.
Yep, it was Tom as posted above. But I was wrong, the quote was $590 each incl shipping. Found the old email.
Even the local dealer was over $700 each like you found.
Right now we just don't want to spend that much money and needed the batteries so we went with the Interstate wet cells. Cancer sucks!
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