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Guys, I am thinking of changing the battery, car doesn't start first time always the second time. And the roof does not close properly, looks like not enough power to get the motor going.
So what battery do you guys recommend? Bear in mind, I only use the Spider once a week. Any suggestions?
 

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Varta battery and buy yourself a maintenance charger. Look at the CTEK website.
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CTEK XS 0.8 six stage charger, 12V 0.8A
Product Code: CHG-CTE-XS0.8
Price: R 795.00 incl VAT

Or the bigger brother:
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CTEK MXS 3.8 seven stage charger, 12V 3.8A
Product Code: CHG-CTE-MXS3.8
Price: R 1395.00 incl VAT

It comes with a connector that you permanently leave on the battery and easily disconnect when you want to drive:
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Thanks guys I will check them out
 

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I got 2 of those 3.8 chargers. Each of my GTVs has one mounted on the garage wall near the car battery. As mentioned above, you can mount the cables to your battery so it is a very quick plug/unplug when you want to use the car.

Battery life is vastly extended so you recover your cash outlay eventually. And getting into a car that has been standing for 3 months and just driving off......... priceless. :biglaugh:
 
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