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Old 12-29-2012, 08:46 PM   #1
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Anyone Have Experience With Shorai Inc LFX18A1-BS12 LITHIUM BATT 18AH 12V Battery?

Looking like Maya needs a new battery too , looking at these as an alternative.

Good or bad?, anyone give us the lowdown on plus or minus?

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Old 12-29-2012, 10:34 PM   #2
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Got one right now, but I didn't put many miles on it before the weather turned cold.

I can tell you I was impressed by the variety of filler foam provided for installation, and that it cranks noticeably more vigorously than the stock Yuasa did, but then it was 5 years old when I replaced it.

That's about all I have until the weather warms.
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Old 12-30-2012, 12:26 AM   #3
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Shorai experience

Mine wouldn't crank below 40F. I repeatedly tried the factory's recommended battery warm-up procedure and even two different batteries. Without success. Went back to stock unit. Good luck!
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Old 12-30-2012, 12:57 AM   #4
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plenty of info in orange crush regarding light/hi-tech batts, do a couple searches and read on, decide what's best for you, here is one link:
http://advrider.com/forums/showthrea...ghlight=shorai
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