The BMS01 measures 11.4 cm x 11.4 cm x 3.8 cm (4.5 in. Weight 1.5 lbs. x 1.5 in.) It has never been on a battery tender and has sat long periods of time between rides. Does anyone have any positive or negative experiences with the Tusk Li batteries on the DRZ?. NO PROBLEMS, and this includes me riding ALL WINTER in Reno, on -5 to 20 degree temps in the morning. Being on my third OEM battery in my 2006 R1200RT (all replaced under the battery warranty, fortunately), the Shorai ad copy is tempting (and not just because of the young lady in the red bikini). Lithium batteries are also accused of being unsuitable for use in below-freezing temperatures. No power to vehicle electronics. I went with Shorai because of previous good experience with them over the years. 10 Posts . 3rd day on track, coaching novice, cruising at 60 mph or so and the bike shuts down completely, dash is off. SHORAI LFX14L2-BS12 12V LIGHTWEIGHT LITHIUM MOTORCYCLE BATTERY - FAQs. No problems since. I have had no problems with the battery in the K1600. The Shorai battery line up gets a 5 star rating because of their extremely lightweight, compact size, powerful cranking options, and ease of maintenance. Pull off the track, bike is completely dead. They said it only charges 1 cell then goes into storage mode without charging the other 5 cells. (less than 10v.) I put a Shorai in my R1M a couple months ago after the sh---y stock battery died. Let me just point out that batteries combine two of my least favorite subjects: chemistry and electricity, so I’m just going to take Shorai’s word for it on this rating. So I attached the battery to my Shorai battery charger, and after a few days, it came back to life! This battery is light, small and able to stay on the shelf for a year without any attention. I got the Shorai LFX battery charger to balance my brand new shorai battery. dribanez. If a battery goes bad or becomes drained, it may not hold a charge and will not be able to provide power for any of the vehicle’s electronics. Using a Shorai-proprietary eXtreme-Rate Lithium Iron prismatic cells (chemistry LiFePO4) the battery is claimed to be up to three pounds lighter than … This post was definitely a money saver. Chaps, I see that there are numerous posts on this site about owners having battery problems with the Swing. We recommend not discharging a battery more than 50%, so that translates to 1 hour of safe runtime for the 18 AH Shorai battery under a 3 amp load. On the MK3 this battery has problems starting the engine when it is on the compression stroke. The Shorai LFX lithium-iron battery in my trusty R1 (trusty mostly because of the battery) first took up residence there in early 2010, when I toiled at a competing publication. What are the advantages of Lithium batteries? I currently have them in my RC8R and Husky TE630 for the past 4 … I also have a 24amp version that I will try to fit in the GSW. Probably the most common symptom of a battery problem is no power going to the electronics. Post Feb 29, 2016 #1 2016-02-29T20:17. Kicking the engine over TDC and this battery will start the bike. Get dependability, raw cranking power, and compact size with Shorai’s LFX Lithium Iron Battery. Open Box. Get it back to the pits, pull the tail off and find my Shorai battery looking like this. It wasn't reading well at all. Its not easy finding out exactly which part of your car is giving you the trouble, but here are a few tips by which you can find out whether you have car battery problems or alternator problems. Shorai batteries are designed to be charged similarly to … if you managed to get battery to charge back up to normal range above 12.8v .. battery needs to be charged at .5C to 1C for best reforming charge. My bike doesn't slow crank at temps down to 0 F, and letting it sit with ignition on won't even activate the headlights, they aren't activated until the bike is actually running. ). Bottom line is that Shorai needs to look at the common Battery Tender to get a better idea of how a garage-ruggedized charging system should be built. After some reading on the shorai, ive come across some threads where people are saying you cant use a battery tender brand charger on a shorai because it doesnt charge the battery properly. SHORAI LFX Cross Reference Yuasa Part # SHORAI LFX Part # Battery # Capacity (Ah) Dimensions(mm) Weight (Lbs) Battery # Capacity (Ah) eq YB16AL-A2 16 207 71.5 164 8.8 LFX18L1-BS12 18 148 66 105 2.19 YB16-B 19 175 100 155 10.56 LFX21A6-BS12 21 148 82 140 3.1 YB16B-A 16 160 90 161 8.8 LFX21A6-BS12 21 148 82 140 3.1 The Shorai 14 amp hour battery. '14 RSV4 Factory track bike. SHORAI LFX07L2-BS12 12V LIGHTWEIGHT LITHIUM LiFePO4 MOTORCYCLE BATTERY - FAQs. The Battery Light will stay on until the battery eventually fails. Shorai battery rating : 5 out of 5 stars. Shorai LFX™ batteries for best lifespan and performance. When Store Mode is activated, the BMS01 will either charge or discharge the LFX™ battery until an approximate 80% What are the advantages of Lithium batteries? Once Store Mode has been started, the BMS01 can remain attached to the LFX™ battery and wall power indefinitely, until the vehicle is to be used again. Almost all of us have experienced the problem where either your car battery or alternator just conks out, and you can't make out which one to replace. 48. dribanez. I've used a cheap, old, Amazon battery tender for the past 3 years without any problems. For roughly $200.00, you can purchase a Shorai LFX24L3-BS12 for your 2013+ Subaru BRZ, Scion FRS, or Toyota 86 at the link below. Motolectric Starter Wiring Kit, Ricks Mofset Hot Shot Regulator and voila' no more starting or charging problems, ever again. and weighs 725 grams (1.60 lbs. A Shorai battery with a 14 PBeq amp-hour rating doesn’t actually have 14 AHr of capacity, but it will start an engine just as well as a 14 amp-hour lead-acid battery can. Battery Problems Battery Problems. Excellent cranking power gives you hard cranking starts, even on the largest engines. Shorai batteries deliver more energy faster, with less weight and with less wear on the battery per start cycle than any other brand or technology on the market today. I did the search and most responses were from ktm and atv guys, or about 7 years old on drz pages.. My car does not have any parasitic draw when the car is not driven. Smack in the middle. The Shorai LFX battery is a lightweight Lithium-Ion replacement battery for most modern dirt bikes. Shorai Lithium 6 Volt Battery LFX18L2-BS06 $ 98. if your LiFePO4 battery has stayed at low voltage for very long. x 4.5 in. I did what was recommended and "YES!!! 95 $ 97.69. It looks too tall and the terminals are reversed. Shorai has quickly become the world's premier lithium iron phosphate power sports battery manufacturer. Seems like a great way to drop 3or4 pounds off the bike for $50 more than I'd spend … I have just had one die on me (my bike is a 2009 model), but I have only just managed to start the bike this morning after fitting a new battery last Friday. Anyone else have a problem with Shorai batteries? Sale 11% Off! Not that Battery Tender is the dog's bollocks, just that the Shorai system seems a bit fragile for motorcycles and garage use. 36. it may not recover and/or lose it's rated AH capacity. Installed a Shorai LFX19A4-BS12 over the winter. Universal Fit Universal Fit parts can be installed on various motorcycles and may require modification. Replace your lead-acid motorcycle battery with a 2.3-pound Shorai unit. Otherwise, it charges and maintains the Shorai battery ok. Just saw an ad in Motorcyclist touting the lithium Shorai battery as an OEM replacement. ", its taking the charge. Lithium batteries offer two significant advantages over conventional lead acid batteries - firstly they are much lighter and secondly they are far more efficient so can deliver far greater cranking power to start your bike. I thought it would be dead, period, since it had dropped so low. So, if a lead-acid battery can last around 500 deep discharge cycles (or 80% depth of discharge cycles), a lithium battery can perform the same task upwards of 2,000 times, negating much of the upfront premium price paid for lithium batteries. With a large variety of battery sizes and application, Shorai’s LFX batteries don’t disappoint. not a battery tender please. Have the battery load tested at your local garage and I'd bet it's a bad cell. Shorai Battery Management System $ 86. 95 $ 109.95. But now, with the introduction of Shorai LFX powersports batteries, there is now a purpose built battery that has been designed from the ground up to do exactly what a motorcycle battery should do. 4. Hoping that it holds a charger but moving forward i'll moist likely use my tender on a bi-weekly basis until I get my bike back on the road (went down in Feb). My theory here is, even riding regularly, I don't want to deal with battery problems. Also using an RM Stator brand voltage regulator. A light-weight Lithium-Ion Battery. New battery Lithium type, Shorai preferably. This battery is about 5lbs,which is 33lbs lighter than my OEM Panasonic battary (38lbs) I only drive my car on the weekends and it works great. For what it is worth, the proper name for the Shorai BMS01 charger is the Shorai Charge/Store Dedicated Battery Management System for Shorai LFX. I now have that battery in my 2010, my daily driver and after a month, no problems! The problem with the shorai battery is youre supposed to plug the wire directly into the battery which is located between the + and - sides. Lithium batteries offer two significant advantages over conventional lead acid batteries - firstly they are much lighter and secondly they are far more efficient so can deliver far greater cranking power to start your bike. It has become apparent my battery needs to be replaced.. Rmatv has a $99 Litium Ion battery spec'd for the drz. Simply put that means it will fit correctly in its application, and start your engine time and time again. I have a battery tender charger and it wasn't charging my dead shorai battery. Shorai battery fit my 13 and 15 perfectly as well without the need for foam pads. I have a Shorai Battery in my K1600 I opted for a 36amp version. 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