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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 10-31-2012, 11:56 AM Thread Starter
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Aftermarket Batteries???

Hey guys, its time to get a new battery. There are a ton of aftermarket ones, all from dirt cheap (and cheap looking) to insanely expensive. Like $20-$400! Does anyone have any experience with batteries they like at a good price point? Obviously I'd like to spend as little as possible, but also don't want to put anything sketchy on the back side of my electrical system...

Any thoughts?

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there are lots of reviews on battery, look into Motydesign, full spectrum and such

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Usually the legit ones are $80-$130, with the Yuasa YTZ10S being pretty widely regarded as legit. That was my last battery but I let it die by not runnin the bike for a couple years.

My current battery was $18 plus around $10 for shipping. Install was a nightmare as the screws don't screw directly into the terminal and need a nut on the back, which was not fun to deal with. Feels strong and starts up solid, install was just a pain.

My next battery will probably be another Yuasa.

Just amazon or ebay "YTZ10S" and a bunch of different brands will come up and just pick whatever fits your budget I guess. :D
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Was just browsing motorcycle superstore and came across Shorai LFX lithium batteries for about $140. Anyone heard of these or have any experience with them? If they are lighter and last longer, they're definitely worth it IMO.
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When mine need to be replaced (if i have the bike that long :)) i will go w the MOTY one, heard nothing but great reviews on his products.
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We have been getting great feedback with the Shorai batteries.
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