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Amazon.com: YTX14AHL-BS Motorcycle Battery for GILERA Nordwest 600CC 93: Automotive Amazon.com: YTX14AHL-BS Motorcycle Battery for GILERA Nordwest 600CC 93: Automotive

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I was just curious...I don't know what the stock dimesions are...

does our bike (2005 and 2007) take

YTX14ahl or YTX14L
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I was just curious...I don't know what the stock dimesions are...

does our bike (2005 and 2007) take

YTX14ahl or YTX14L
I thought the battery number for a 04-11 was YTX14L-BS (yuasa's battery number)

The size of the YTX14L-BS from yuasa is L-150mm x H-145mm x W-87mm (-/+ 2mm)

Terminal layout: Left = NEGETIVE & Right = POSITIVE + (With the terminals on the edge nearest to you)
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I thought the battery number for a 04-11 was YTX14L-BS (yuasa's battery number)

The size of the YTX14L-BS from yuasa is L-150mm x H-145mm x W-87mm (-/+ 2mm)

Terminal layout: Left = NEGETIVE & Right = POSITIVE + (With the terminals on the edge nearest to you)
+1 Yuasa YTX14L-BS. Note the ‘L’ designation is required so that the terminals are the correct way around. YTX14-BS is the same battery and cheaper but will not fit. Mine was installed 18 months ago, I use a battery tender during the winter and so far 100% performance with instantaneous starts.
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