why Li-ion batteries are no good for motorcycles

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Re: why Li-ion batteries are no good for motorcycles

Postby tonyh » Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:54 pm

I have been using the same Shorai battery for about 6 years on my Norton, R65 BMW and Velo and although I have the special charger but have only used it about three times in al the years. There light and very powerful. You must make sure you keep below about 14.5v max though. I run volt meters on the bikes to check this.

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Re: why Li-ion batteries are no good for motorcycles

Postby Steven.Carter » Fri Jun 14, 2019 5:16 pm

I've used lithium batteries in most of my bikes. They seem to work fine but maybe its just a problem waiting to happen.
On my 56 black Huntmaster I've oppened up the battery case and removed the cells. It seems that even the small case still has a lot of empty space inside. The flat cells are much smaller then the case. I put these cells in the bottom of my black rubber case leaving room for all my electrical stuff keeping it all out of the damp. I manged to get my electronic igniction modual and a relay in.


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