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  • Any Hope for Sulfated Batteries?

    Some of the newer battery chargers have a feature to rejuvenate sulfated batteries.

    I'm wondering if it's worth trying one.

    Does anyone here own one, how well does it work, what brand is it, and how much did it cost? Thanks

  • #2
    Interesting topic
    Many of the tenders have a desulfating stage built in to induce electrical pulses to clean the plates

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    • #3
      Originally posted by Tom Wesenberg View Post
      Some of the newer battery chargers have a feature to rejuvenate sulfated batteries.

      I'm wondering if it's worth trying one.

      Does anyone here own one, how well does it work, what brand is it, and how much did it cost? Thanks
      Maybe try this;


      • #4
        Just ordered a 12V Keyline charger off of Amazon thru the link Mitch put up. Thanks!


        • Mitch
          Mitch commented
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          That particular unit is strictly 12v correct?

        • Jeff/Illinois
          Jeff/Illinois commented
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          Yes Mitch that is all I found, but that's OK as we have a '69 Mach 1 and also an older F-150 that spend most of their time sitting this will be perfect.

          Still have a couple of 6V Deltran trickle chargers for the 6V Fords, that plus Tom Wesenberg's EVR keep those batteries good for a LONG time!!

      • #5
        Well for what it's worth this is what we did when I was a kid. It did work but I do not recommend it. Pour the electrolyte out of the battery. Rinse well with fresh water. Add a teaspoon of baking soda to each cell and let it sit. Rinse well again several times. Add new acid which you could but at a parts store. It did work for awhile but not environmentally friendly.
        Last edited by Captndan; 09-30-2017, 12:05 PM. Reason: spellin'


        • Jeff/Illinois
          Jeff/Illinois commented
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          Floyd on the used car lot at the Ford dealership I was at in the early 70's used to drop half an aspirin in each cell if he thought a customer was coming to look at one of his used cars that had been sitting a while!

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