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I am having a difficult time finding a battery for my husband's VN2000 and the only one I can find, in stock, is a Bike Master BTX20CH-BS. Now this is supposed to be a direct fit but I can't find any information on it including the CCA. Has anyone used this battery and what do you think?
 

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Take the bike battery and go up to O'Reilly. They have tons of "non-automotive" batteries.

I replaced both my jet ski and bike's battery from there. Same amp but more crank, and was cheaper than stock. A LOT cheaper.
 

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I am having a difficult time finding a battery for my husband's VN2000 and the only one I can find, in stock, is a Bike Master BTX20CH-BS. Now this is supposed to be a direct fit but I can't find any information on it including the CCA. Has anyone used this battery and what do you think?
I just bought one of these: http://www.ebay.com/itm/281034104508?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1497.l2649

Here's the specs: http://www.chromebattery.com/ytx20ch-bs-high-performance-power-sports-battery.html

This one works well. Dropped right in and starts my V2K just fine. It's also got the larger 270 cold cranking amps (CCA) rating.
 

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I just bought one of these: http://www.ebay.com/itm/281034104508?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1497.l2649

Here's the specs: http://www.chromebattery.com/ytx20ch-bs-high-performance-power-sports-battery.html

This one works well. Dropped right in and starts my V2K just fine. It's also got the larger 270 cold cranking amps (CCA) rating.
So I pulled the battery from the bike and I couldn't believe what I found! An Interstate FAYTX14! This has only 140 CCA and is not even the correct battery for this bike. This is for the VN800. I am shocked at whoever replaced this battery as they must not have known what they are doing.

I'll be picking up the new battery tomorrow and it has the required 270 CCA necessary. Maybe now the bike will start correctly AND stay charged as it should.
 

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The larger battery may help starting, but holding a charge really shouldn't be related.

Has the charging voltage of the scooter been checked/confirmed? I suggest doing that before replacing the battery, regardless that it's technically not the correct one. If the battery isn't being charged properly a new battery, even a larger one, will be giving problems in short order as well.
 
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