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Alphaline 063 12v 44ah Heavy Duty Car Battery - £38.95
« on: 20, November, 2011 - 22:51:13 »
"Alphaline 063 12v 44ah Heavy Duty Car Battery" £38.95

I bought this battery of Amazon as it was well priced and had 6 x 5 star reviews. It even has a 4 year warranty!

It hasn't been a disappointment. Though the cold weather has had a notable impact, during the warmer months I got a good 25 miles out of it in one go (albeit on a flat run with plenty of peddling). I even had a few bars left on the Pod. It's small and light enough, and I have absolutely no complaints.

I'll be interested to see how easy it is get a replacement on warranty when it eventually wears out.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Alphaline-063-44ah-Heavy-Battery/dp/B004C0V90Y
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Re: Alphaline 063 12v 44ah Heavy Duty Car Battery - £38.95
« Reply #1 on: 20, November, 2011 - 23:31:34 »



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Re: Alphaline 063 12v 44ah Heavy Duty Car Battery - £38.95
« Reply #2 on: 06, December, 2011 - 15:38:55 »
"Alphaline 063 12v 44ah Heavy Duty Car Battery" £38.95

I bought this battery of Amazon as it was well priced and had 6 x 5 star reviews. It even has a 4 year warranty!

It hasn't been a disappointment. Though the cold weather has had a notable impact, during the warmer months I got a good 25 miles out of it in one go (albeit on a flat run with plenty of peddling). I even had a few bars left on the Pod. It's small and light enough, and I have absolutely no complaints.

I'll be interested to see how easy it is get a replacement on warranty when it eventually wears out.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Alphaline-063-44ah-Heavy-Battery/dp/B004C0V90Y


Looks good, I may have to give theese a try in the future, quite like the 'magic eye' idea,

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Re: Alphaline 063 12v 44ah Heavy Duty Car Battery - £38.95
« Reply #3 on: 06, December, 2011 - 15:50:11 »
Didn't even notice that - any idea what it does?

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Re: Alphaline 063 12v 44ah Heavy Duty Car Battery - £38.95
« Reply #4 on: 06, December, 2011 - 16:00:29 »
Didn't even notice that - any idea what it does?

Apparently its a charge level indicator, could be quite usefull if you have a faulty pod or dont trust the readout on the pod

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Re: Alphaline 063 12v 44ah Heavy Duty Car Battery - £38.95
« Reply #5 on: 07, December, 2011 - 13:57:12 »
Ooh! Will have a proper look on the way home  ;D

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Re: Alphaline 063 12v 44ah Heavy Duty Car Battery - £38.95
« Reply #6 on: 07, December, 2011 - 22:15:07 »
I remember a Vauxhall Carlton I owned quite a few years back had a similar feature in that its battery had a visual check facility for you to see if it was in good health or not  , looking back I don't think it really worked too well though  :-\

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Re: Alphaline 063 12v 44ah Heavy Duty Car Battery - £38.95
« Reply #7 on: 08, December, 2011 - 10:31:44 »
Karls got it dead on.  I had a look and it was a health indicator. Still lovely and green  ;D

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Re: Alphaline 063 12v 44ah Heavy Duty Car Battery - £38.95
« Reply #8 on: 11, December, 2011 - 11:41:04 »
Don't be too fooled with the green battery indicator built in the battery as I have a 85 AHr leisure battery with the same type of indicator but it only lasts about 1.5-2 miles if that. These indicators are only to say that the battery is topped up and has some charge, it does not indicate full charge(approx 12v and not 13.4v at full charge).

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Re: Alphaline 063 12v 44ah Heavy Duty Car Battery - £38.95
« Reply #9 on: 11, December, 2011 - 20:25:24 »
4yr warranty!   As long as you never tell them its going in a c5.

I get New 063 bats from Part-co at £30 as they know its going in a c5 and they tell me i will void the warranty.  Due to the plate damage.





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Re: Alphaline 063 12v 44ah Heavy Duty Car Battery - £38.95
« Reply #10 on: 12, December, 2011 - 20:06:52 »
Umpa found the Halfords battery warranty to be worthless in that they simply did a voltage drop test and declared the battery healthy , even when it was clearly failing .

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Re: Alphaline 063 12v 44ah Heavy Duty Car Battery - £38.95
« Reply #11 on: 12, December, 2011 - 20:59:19 »
Hopefully these guys will be more helpful as they are an Amazon seller and won't want the negative feedback.