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Old 14-10-2013, 17:29   #1
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Hi Team just about to head north and would like some input ???

What are your thoughts on using water maker water for topping up wet cell batteries Cheers Jacko
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Old 14-10-2013, 18:01   #2
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Really bad idea. There are a lot of metals and minerals that will make it past the ro filter. You should only use distilled water in your batteries.
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Re: Battery Water

I could be really wrong so someone please correct me... I got a small container of battery acid from the auto supply store. Other than that I agree only distilled water.
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Old 15-10-2013, 19:26   #4
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Re: Battery Water

50+ years have used PNW tap water.
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Old 15-10-2013, 19:32   #5
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I could be really wrong so someone please correct me... I got a small container of battery acid from the auto supply store. Other than that I agree only distilled water.
no battery acid. your bat was filled with acid at the factory and the acid dosent evaporate only the water. Only distilled water should be added to the battery
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