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Old 10-09-2008, 02:38 PM   #1
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Can i jump start w/ small car and be ok????

i have a ??? for anyone who can answer.... well i must have flooded out my bike and then i ran down the battery (like a dimwit)... my ??? is: Can i jump start with jumper cables and a nissan sentra ar will that **** things up.... should i just go and but a new batter or a charger???? please respond ASAP!!!!! thanks J
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Old 10-09-2008, 02:46 PM   #2
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You run the risk of blowing a fuse but I have jump started some bikes and jumped some one last night.
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Old 10-09-2008, 02:50 PM   #3
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Dont start the car.... leave it sitting but yes.


the charging systems on cars are higher initially then those on a bike.

if the bike turns over slowly then start the car.
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Old 10-09-2008, 02:50 PM   #4
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i jumped a bmw 1100RT with a dodge intrepid, a chunk of metal and a screw driver (battery was hard to get at....)

i wouldnt recommend it, but somethings had to be done
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Old 10-09-2008, 03:49 PM   #5
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Some bikes use a 9v electrical system. Using a car's 12v system on these bikes may have some negative, undesired effects.
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thanks guys !!!! i got it running....
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i suggest buying a $20 battery tender and plug it in once a week...esp with winter coming up
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push it. . second gear, clutch it out, when you drop the clutch push your weight down on the seat at the same time. VROOOOOOOOM lol

apparently you've never owned a large displacement twin.
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