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Old 03-16-2011, 06:08 PM   #14
OldPete
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A fully charged, healthy battery MUST be in circuit as it presents a ballast/load/resistance to the flow of current.
Uber-high voltage is the order of the day w/o a proper battery present.

As an imbittered old mechanic i fully expect bad news about these light weight Shorai batteries.

Turn the clock back several years...
Remember the cell phone batteries that were blowing-up in ppls pockets?
Yep. There were metal fines in the gel causing cells to dead short = BANG!

The Shorai accepts charge very fast and that generates heat. i think it does not offer the proper ballast for M/C or car use. These types of batteries are TITS for RC aeroplanes however.
Just my $0.02
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