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#1 Pat C

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Posted 11 March 2012 - 10:20 AM

I just finished installing a motobatt battery. I noticed the battery is slighty taller than original, I coudn't get the hold down attached is going to be a problem?
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Posted 11 March 2012 - 10:34 AM

Only when you flip it upside down.
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Posted 11 March 2012 - 10:44 AM

I tweeked the hold down bar slightly at its right hand end and it secures fine now.
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Posted 11 March 2012 - 11:29 AM

When u say tweeted can u b more specific
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Posted 11 March 2012 - 12:07 PM

It is a couple of mm taller, but apply pressure on the clamp to line up the nut with the hole and it'll be fine.
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Posted 11 March 2012 - 03:09 PM

It is a couple of mm taller, but apply pressure on the clamp to line up the nut with the hole and it'll be fine.


+1. Just be forceful.

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Posted 11 March 2012 - 03:18 PM

The battery compartment, cover, screws, clip etc is all designed by an engineer from Texas A&M. :rolleyes:
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Posted 11 March 2012 - 03:24 PM

Are these the lightweight batteries?
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Posted 11 March 2012 - 03:34 PM

Are these the lightweight batteries?


No. Those are the Shorai.

These are a popular AGM replacement.
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Posted 11 March 2012 - 03:45 PM

No. Those are the Shorai.

These are a popular AGM replacement.


Ahhhhh thanks
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Posted 11 March 2012 - 04:27 PM

The battery compartment, cover, screws, clip etc is all designed by an engineer from Texas A&M. :rolleyes:

Hmmmm, here I thought that everything was big in Texas....cept our batree. ;)
It makes sense when you don't think about it.

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Posted 11 March 2012 - 11:26 PM

When u say tweeted can u b more specific


I put a very slight bend in it.
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Posted 13 March 2012 - 08:15 PM

FYI.. Just purchased the MotoBatt MBT14B4 from Impact Battery. Here is the direct link - http://www.impactbat...t-motobatt.html

Free Shipping and use MotoBatt2012 for the discount code and you will get another $9.49 discount. Total = $85.46 shipped.

I will review the company as a whole when I get the battery, but I like that they donate to a few worthy charities (listed on the site) as well.

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Posted 07 April 2012 - 01:58 PM

FYI.. Just purchased the MotoBatt MBT14B4 from Impact Battery. Here is the direct link - http://www.impactbat...t-motobatt.html

Free Shipping and use MotoBatt2012 for the discount code and you will get another $9.49 discount. Total = $85.46 shipped.

I will review the company as a whole when I get the battery, but I like that they donate to a few worthy charities (listed on the site) as well.


Company was great. I had the battery 3 days after ordering. Even though the company is out of Oregon, it shipped from Jacksonsville, FL, thus making the time to get to Georgia, much shorter than expected.

Battery seems to be great, but as noted above, a bit of a struggle to get installed, due to the added height. After much messing around, finally got it installed and seems to work great.

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