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Old 01-22-2013, 02:09 AM   #278
_cy_
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Originally Posted by CheckerdD View Post
Is anyone else wondering about putting lithium batteries in a bike if they are starting fires on Boeing 787's? Dave
starting to see this exact line pop up all over ...

misinformation is caused by use of li-ion label. all motorcycle li-ion batteries are LiFePO4 or lithium iron phosphate, which are inherently safe and almost impossible to cause a fire... even after wild abuse.

VS lithium cobalt on 787 ... also call li-ion are inherently unsafe and need all sorts of safeties to keep from going into thermal runaway (explosion)
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