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Old 03-25-2011, 12:48 PM   #54
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Originally Posted by BikePilot View Post
Very nice work, what an improvement! I'm sure the bike is noticeably lighter feeling with the weight reduced and centralized

It might be worth putting some sort of insulating stuff (rubber, wire harness loom, whatever) around the frame near the positive terminal so that in the vent the battery twists in there the pos term can't short against the frame.
Thank you for the tip, and the kind words, BP. I am very pleased with the results from my Shorai battery relocation. Based upon my experience, I can heartily recommend the Shorai battery relocation without any reservations whatsoever.

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