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Old 03-07-2011, 07:49 AM   #8
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Originally Posted by Chad M View Post
Is the fit between the battery, airbox and seat bottom tight enough that the battery doesn't move around? I would imagine a piece of velcro between the battery and the airbox would stop it vibrating in place and minimize the chance of any friction related problems the movement may cause.

edit: I see while I was typing this, you explained a little more about holding the battery in place. I still think a small sheet of velcro would do double duty as insulator and retention.
Thank you for the helpful suggestion, Chad. The foam supplied with the Shorai battery is excellent. I believe a pad of "Shorai foam," along with a proper battery strap, will thoroughly secure the installation.

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