Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

Any Hope for Sulfated Batteries?

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • 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



    https://www.amazon.com/KeyLine-Charg...sulfator&psc=1


    When your charger arrives in that little brown Amazon box, you'll probably be excited to rip it open and charge immediately, but take a moment to recognize the world's smartest battery maintainer you have in your hand. Note the sturdy sealed construction and quality components that allow us to back this smart charger with a 5 YR WARRANTY. This thing is built to last and endure years of trouble free use and unavoidable incidental elements like water and dust (unlike our competitors). Small and convenient, set it and forget it; easy as plugging in and connecting the clips... Connect your 5 stage Mini-Pro to your battery, lead/acid, AGM, sealed, gel, you've now done what no other charger in our class does. The Mini-Pro has a desulphation stage that fires very high frequency electrical pulses back through the battery to blow the sulfates off the plates that cause slow charging and poor battery performance, reduced or eliminated sulfates allows a deeper, faster charge, better performance and increases the overall life of the battery significantly. Your battery will now be ready to go when you are no matter how long you leave it. The Mini-Pro keeps your battery fully charged with these 5 stages: Desulphation>Bulk Charge>Absorption>Analysis>Float Stage and if your battery voltage drops the Mini-Pro automatically switches to Bulk Charge mode and cycle repeats. No hassles, just leave it plugged in and it safely and indefinitely charges. When you buy you get our 100 percent Iron Clad, Better than Money Back Guarantee and Our Full 5 Yr. Warranty! If you are not satisfied with your charger (ANY REASON) just call or email and we'll refund or replace your charger.
    3 ~ Tudor's
    Henry Ford said
    "It's all nuts and bolts"


    Mitch's Auto Service ctr

    Comment


    • #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;

      Comment


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

        Comment


        • Mitch
          Mitch commented
          Editing a comment
          Jeff
          That particular unit is strictly 12v correct?

        • Jeff/Illinois
          Jeff/Illinois commented
          Editing a comment
          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'

        Comment


        • Jeff/Illinois
          Jeff/Illinois commented
          Editing a comment
          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!

      Related Topics

      Collapse

      • Great Lakes Greg
        Out of car battery maintainer question
        by Great Lakes Greg
        If I have six good batteries on a shelf, can I put one battery maintainer on them by running jumpers across all of the positive and all of the negative posts to the maintainer?
        02-11-2019, 10:59 AM
      • Leo
        Battery Charger & Desulfator?
        by Leo
        I'm a Battery Tender guy, had one for years and it still does the charging job well. I've read about these desulfator battery chargers which say they can do a better job of prolonging battery life. What say you?
        01-16-2019, 10:37 AM
      • plyfor
        New Battery Suggestions needed
        by plyfor
        We've been using Optima batteries with good success in 12 volt applications with 1 wire alternators. We tried a 6 volt Optima and haven't had much success with holding a prolonged charge. Our (commercial) battery vendor won't recommend a maintainer (such as the Battery Tender Junior, etc.) for the 6 volt application unless it's a wet cell battery. Any thoughts and / or what are folks using for batteries...
        05-05-2018, 06:08 PM
      • Neil Wilson
        Replacement Battery and Hold-down
        by Neil Wilson
        What is the current suggestions for 6 volt replacement battery? Will vendor sold battery hold-down work? It's been years since I have investigated this subject.
        05-13-2019, 10:23 AM
      • ClaudeC
        charge a 6 volt battery with 12 volt charger?
        by ClaudeC
        my 6 volt battery charger broke can I use a 12 volt charger in a pinch or will that destroy the battery
        08-11-2018, 04:23 PM
      • Turbostart
        New Fine Point Authentic batteries
        by Turbostart
        Hello all ,

        My name is Marcus and I am the marketing manager for Turbostart Batteries . We are in the process of coming out with the Model A Battery and some of the other ford ones. So when we bought Turbostart they gave us some stuff. My problem finding out exactly what the battery needs and should look like . So if any one can reach out to me on here or at the shop . I'm looking for...
        02-22-2019, 04:10 PM
      • Jim Mason
        battery
        by Jim Mason
        To those that have done it:
        How did you rebuild an original battery case for use in fine point? or did you? find original parts or graft a new battery into the case, etc?
        01-11-2020, 08:04 PM
      • plyfor
        Non Stock Battery Box ( for a driver, etc.)
        by plyfor
        Speedway sells a drop down battery box as per the attached photo. Has anyone tried one of these? They appear to fit a group 1 or many other sizes. The bracket mounting holes are 9" o.c horiz. x 4+" high and perhaps could be secured to the cross member or frame , etc. with some mod's. The photo shows the drop down position though we haven't yet investigated clearance issues, if any.....
        07-31-2018, 12:43 AM
      • Captndan
        6V batteries
        by Captndan
        I’ve really had it with 6 v batteries. One year and their junk. Now with the Tudor having a short and needing a battery I’m leaning towards 12V. Battery and conversion about the same $ as a 6v battery. Comments welcome.
        09-12-2019, 12:13 PM
      • old31
        6 volt battery reading with hydrometer
        by old31
        What are your thoughts of a 6-month-old, fully charged battery that reads 1.225-1.235 and 1.225?

        I would expect higher readings from a new battery. Should I bring it back?
        11-04-2019, 02:12 PM
      Working...
      X