Main Motorcycle: '06 Speed Triple
Join Date: May 2010
Other Motorcycle: '96 Adventurer Cafe Racer
Extra Motorcycle: Not any more
Bummer...I was looking forward to giving my standard speech about the differences in flooded, gel, and AGM batteries.
(I get to give that one a lot in the marine world)
But, to answer your question no, I would not instal a regular flooded battery in a horizontal position. I've never looked closely at a flooded motorcycle battery, but every other flooded battery I've installed specifically says it must be installed upright. AGM would be my first choice, followed by gel.
Well, actually I guess my first choice is a Shoari since that's what I'm running now, but they are not without their own drawbacks.
'06 Speed Triple
'96 Adventurer Cafe Racer
and a bunch of other stuff
If everything seems under control, you're just not going fast enough - Mario Andretti