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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-27-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 273
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Posted By ridetheblock
Closing the loop on my 3 failed batteries - FedEx...

Closing the loop on my 3 failed batteries - FedEx just brought 3 new batteries. So we will see how these perform. While I can't say I've had good luck with their products (yet), I can say that...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-18-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 52,677
Posted By ridetheblock
zero milliamps flowing between neg cable and neg...

zero milliamps flowing between neg cable and neg terminal on the battery with key off. Expect to hear something from Shorai late next week - will update.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-17-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 52,677
Posted By ridetheblock
Thanks for that info - I'll measure the Goose...

Thanks for that info - I'll measure the Goose juice next time I start it. That wasn't the issue with this battery though - I installed the battery, started the bike, let it run maybe a minute, then...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-16-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 52,677
Posted By ridetheblock
An update on my 3 problematic batteries: LFX27...

An update on my 3 problematic batteries:
LFX27 (I thought it was the 36 but apparently its a 27 - realized when I removed from the bike): it started my bike once (1978 Guzzi), then I let it sit a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-14-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 52,677
Posted By ridetheblock
OK so an update - I have 3 possibly junk Shorais...

OK so an update - I have 3 possibly junk Shorais (LFX36 on an old Guzzi, LFX7 on mini bikes, and LFX12 on a Husaberg) - also have their charger. All bought within the last year. All have seen...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-12-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 52,677
Posted By ridetheblock
Just another data point - I've bought 3 of the...

Just another data point - I've bought 3 of the Shorai batteries for various bikes, from the smallest one for a mini bike to the biggest for a Guzzi - they ALL failed quickly. I even bought the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-08-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 17,479
Posted By ridetheblock
Got it - thanks! I did cap the carb top vents and...

Got it - thanks! I did cap the carb top vents and airbox holes. Removed all the SAS/canister junk too when I installed FMF cans. Appreciate the help.

Oh, buzybraza - perhaps your issue was the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-08-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 17,479
Posted By ridetheblock
I know this is an old thread but I just got an 04...

I know this is an old thread but I just got an 04 950 Adv and am trying to get it running well. I have the carbs off and want to do this once... if possible. I put FMF Qs on it, removed all the smog...
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