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1Back to top Go down    AGM battery $37 shipped on Tue May 22, 2018 3:20 pm

duck

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Viper VP-600. $37 shipped on ebay. Amazon has it for the same price but with shipping and sales tax.

Has good reviews on Amazon. We'll see how long it lasts. At $37 it's not much of a risk.

https://www.amazon.com/Viper-VP-600-Audio-Battery-PHOENIX/dp/B01CYLHUC8


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Current stable:
86 Custom K100 (standard fairing, K75 Belly pan, Ceramic chromed engine covers, paralever)
K75 Frankenbrick (Paralever, K11 front end, hybrid ABS, K1100RS fairing, radial tires)
86 K75C Turbo w/ paralever
94 K1100RS
93 K1100LT (x2)
91 K1
93 K75S (K11 front end)
91 K75S (K1 front end)
14 Yamaha WR250R
http://www.ClassicKBikes.com
    

2Back to top Go down    Re: AGM battery $37 shipped on Tue May 22, 2018 4:40 pm

Dai

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Go read the front of it. With typos like that, I wouldn't trust the product any further than I could throw it.


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'83 K100 upgraded to K100RS spec
Others...
'78 Moto Guzzi 850-T3, '79 Moto Guzzi 850-T3 California,'93 Moto Guzzi 1100ie California,
'03 Suzuki Blandit GSF600SK3 (NFS any more because wifey has claimed it)
    

3Back to top Go down    Re: AGM battery $37 shipped on Tue May 22, 2018 5:05 pm

Point-Seven-five

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No cranking current listed, but at 600 watts it won't be much over 50 Amps. Not enough to make me feel good about starting a brick engine on a cold morning.


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Present:
1994 K75RT
1991 K100RS

Past:
1994 BMW K75S
1992 BMW K100RS
1982 Honda FT500
1979 Honda XR185
1977 Honda XL125
1974 Honda XL125
1972 OSSA Pioneer 250
1968 Kawasaki 175
    

4Back to top Go down    Re: AGM battery $37 shipped on Tue May 22, 2018 7:29 pm

MarcS

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This item does not ship to Australia. I would have given it a go

    

5Back to top Go down    Re: AGM battery $37 shipped on Tue May 22, 2018 10:37 pm

duck

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I currently have nine K bikes. If I can save $70 per battery that'll leave me with enough to buy another fixer-upper. Laughing


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Current stable:
86 Custom K100 (standard fairing, K75 Belly pan, Ceramic chromed engine covers, paralever)
K75 Frankenbrick (Paralever, K11 front end, hybrid ABS, K1100RS fairing, radial tires)
86 K75C Turbo w/ paralever
94 K1100RS
93 K1100LT (x2)
91 K1
93 K75S (K11 front end)
91 K75S (K1 front end)
14 Yamaha WR250R
http://www.ClassicKBikes.com
    

6Back to top Go down    Re: AGM battery $37 shipped on Wed May 23, 2018 9:53 am

duck

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Hmmm... ebay just offered me a 2 year warranty on it for $6.99. Tempting . . .


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Current stable:
86 Custom K100 (standard fairing, K75 Belly pan, Ceramic chromed engine covers, paralever)
K75 Frankenbrick (Paralever, K11 front end, hybrid ABS, K1100RS fairing, radial tires)
86 K75C Turbo w/ paralever
94 K1100RS
93 K1100LT (x2)
91 K1
93 K75S (K11 front end)
91 K75S (K1 front end)
14 Yamaha WR250R
http://www.ClassicKBikes.com
    

7Back to top Go down    Re: AGM battery $37 shipped on Thu May 24, 2018 5:31 am

yamaguzzi

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Jumper cables,don't leave home without them !


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1988 K 100RS ,1975 Moto Guzzi 850-T , 1971 BMW R60/5 , 1971 Yamaha R5B,1969 Yamaha DS6C ,1966 Yamaha YM1 , 1965 Yamaha YDS3
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8Back to top Go down    Re: AGM battery $37 shipped on Thu May 24, 2018 7:50 am

Two Wheels Better

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Or, buy two and have a spare. I do that with the Chinese-made starters for Oilheads. I get them in hand for less than US$60 (OEM is over $500) and keep one on the shelf for the eventual failure, or for friends in need. With some irony I note the most recent 'rubbish' starter I bought has lasted four years... It was a daily commuter from home to Seattle and back each work day, went to Alaska, rode the US west coast, etc. Sometimes you get lucky. Or their quality has improved that much, which they're gunna need for world domination.


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1987 K100RS, '89 K100 w/K1100RS engine, '93 Framed K11/K12 engine 'Big Block', '09 K1300GT, '07 K1200R, '95 R100 Mystic & '77 R75/7.

    

9Back to top Go down    Re: AGM battery $37 shipped on Thu May 24, 2018 8:41 am

duck

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My theory is that the Chinese, similar to the Japanese in the 70s, have learned that manufacturing quality is a good investment. Their scoots seem to have improved over the years. In 2030 the 1%ers will all be driving exotic electric luxury cars from China. Laughing


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Current stable:
86 Custom K100 (standard fairing, K75 Belly pan, Ceramic chromed engine covers, paralever)
K75 Frankenbrick (Paralever, K11 front end, hybrid ABS, K1100RS fairing, radial tires)
86 K75C Turbo w/ paralever
94 K1100RS
93 K1100LT (x2)
91 K1
93 K75S (K11 front end)
91 K75S (K1 front end)
14 Yamaha WR250R
http://www.ClassicKBikes.com
    

10Back to top Go down    Re: AGM battery $37 shipped on Thu May 24, 2018 4:18 pm

Dai

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I'm not sure I buy that. Because I specialise in rewiring motorcycles, I used to buy relays in bulk from China and accepted up to a 10% failure rate because of the price differential in buying branded relays. Then on one batch of 12 relays I got a 100% failure rate and all of them with the same problem; pin 87 internally shorted across pin 85. No more relays from China...

I have a suspicion that a lot of the cheap unbranded stuff from China has failed its QA and gone out the back door. The branded stuff has passed the QA and then been marked with the buyer's name e.g. Durite. I see that Hella relays state 'Made in the USA' but so do Harleys and the parts for those come from almost anywhere except the USA. The problem with the 'made in' statement is specifying just what it means. If I have a relay coil made in China and a plastic relay case made in Mexico and I assemble the two together in the USA, it becomes 'Made in the USA'. Somewhat misleading, I think...

Just my 2C-worth of rambling.


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'83 K100 upgraded to K100RS spec
Others...
'78 Moto Guzzi 850-T3, '79 Moto Guzzi 850-T3 California,'93 Moto Guzzi 1100ie California,
'03 Suzuki Blandit GSF600SK3 (NFS any more because wifey has claimed it)
    

11Back to top Go down    Re: AGM battery $37 shipped on Thu May 24, 2018 5:08 pm

RicK G

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"I have a suspicion that a lot of the cheap unbranded stuff from China has failed its QA and gone out the back door."
Exactly and when the seller gets a bad name they change names and start again.
Unbranded GPS units are everywhere and that is the story behind them.


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"Every normal man must be tempted, at times, to spit upon his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats." from Mencken's 1919 Prejudices

Bikes 1993 K1100 LT, 1998 K1100 LT, 1993 K75 RT, 1996 K75RT, 1986 K75 GS, 1979 Z1300 Kawasaki X 2 for now
    

12Back to top Go down    Re: AGM battery $37 shipped on Thu May 24, 2018 8:18 pm

MartinW

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I've been running a Fodsport Chinese GPS since March 2016. This was a replacement for an Aldi Go Cruise(Chinese) that was about 6 years old at the time that it committed suicide by launching itself off the bike. My fault as I failed to secure the extra lock feature. The only problem with the Fodsport occurred when the power supply failed shortly after purchase. The vendor failed to answer two queries on the supply failure.

It has heaps of extra features calendar, unit convertor, calculator, trip monitor, fuel consumption monitor, music player, picture viewer, sunrise & sunset, clothing sizes, Ebook, video viewer, photo viewer, and five games. How you are supposed to read a book, play games and view videos while riding has got me beat, maybe the Chinese are better at multi tasking. It does not have speed, red light camera warnings or traffic updates.

It transmits to my FM radio or it can also use Blue tooth As yet I have not tried to update the maps as they have not failed to get me to my destination. It has also survived Qld tropical downpours. However at around $100.00 when it gets to 4 years old I might just replace it.
Regards Martin.


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13Back to top Go down    Re: AGM battery $37 shipped on Fri May 25, 2018 1:00 pm

duck

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The seller I puirchased from has been around since 2006 with 99.5% feedback on sales of 290,000 items so I figure the 1 year warranty that comes with the battery will stand up.

I also bought the warranty that adds 2 years so I get at least three years of battery for $42.

I'm good with that. Cool


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Current stable:
86 Custom K100 (standard fairing, K75 Belly pan, Ceramic chromed engine covers, paralever)
K75 Frankenbrick (Paralever, K11 front end, hybrid ABS, K1100RS fairing, radial tires)
86 K75C Turbo w/ paralever
94 K1100RS
93 K1100LT (x2)
91 K1
93 K75S (K11 front end)
91 K75S (K1 front end)
14 Yamaha WR250R
http://www.ClassicKBikes.com
    

14Back to top Go down    Re: AGM battery $37 shipped on Sat Mar 16, 2019 8:10 am

InkandBrush

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@duck wrote:The seller I puirchased from has been around since 2006 with 99.5% feedback on sales of 290,000 items so I figure the 1 year warranty that comes with the battery will stand up.

I also bought the warranty that adds 2 years so I get at least three years of battery for $42.

I'm good with that. Cool
This battery is currently available from Amazon for $35 and free shipping. I'm wondering how it has been for you? I need a new battery for my 86 K100RT

    

15Back to top Go down    Re: AGM battery $37 shipped on Sat Mar 16, 2019 8:54 am

duck

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@InkandBrush wrote:
@duck wrote:The seller I puirchased from has been around since 2006 with 99.5% feedback on sales of 290,000 items so I figure the 1 year warranty that comes with the battery will stand up.

I also bought the warranty that adds 2 years so I get at least three years of battery for $42.

I'm good with that. Cool
This battery is currently available from Amazon for $35 and free shipping. I'm wondering how it has been for you? I need a new battery for my 86 K100RT
It's still in the box. Embarassed


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Current stable:
86 Custom K100 (standard fairing, K75 Belly pan, Ceramic chromed engine covers, paralever)
K75 Frankenbrick (Paralever, K11 front end, hybrid ABS, K1100RS fairing, radial tires)
86 K75C Turbo w/ paralever
94 K1100RS
93 K1100LT (x2)
91 K1
93 K75S (K11 front end)
91 K75S (K1 front end)
14 Yamaha WR250R
http://www.ClassicKBikes.com
    

16Back to top Go down    Re: AGM battery $37 shipped on Sat Mar 16, 2019 8:58 am

InkandBrush

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@duck wrote:
@InkandBrush wrote:
@duck wrote:The seller I puirchased from has been around since 2006 with 99.5% feedback on sales of 290,000 items so I figure the 1 year warranty that comes with the battery will stand up.

I also bought the warranty that adds 2 years so I get at least three years of battery for $42.

I'm good with that. Cool
This battery is currently available from Amazon for $35 and free shipping. I'm wondering how it has been for you? I need a new battery for my 86 K100RT
It's still in the box. Embarassed
Almost a year? So much for the warranty... lol
Still, I need a battery... Might have to go with this one.
EDIT: just read you bought the extended.

    

17Back to top Go down    Re: AGM battery $37 shipped on Sat Mar 16, 2019 9:15 am

duck

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Give it until Monday. I have a K75 I'm bringing back to life tomorrow. I'll use that battery to see if it works.


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Current stable:
86 Custom K100 (standard fairing, K75 Belly pan, Ceramic chromed engine covers, paralever)
K75 Frankenbrick (Paralever, K11 front end, hybrid ABS, K1100RS fairing, radial tires)
86 K75C Turbo w/ paralever
94 K1100RS
93 K1100LT (x2)
91 K1
93 K75S (K11 front end)
91 K75S (K1 front end)
14 Yamaha WR250R
http://www.ClassicKBikes.com
    

18Back to top Go down    Re: AGM battery $37 shipped on Sat Mar 16, 2019 9:22 am

duck

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You got me curious so I just went to the garage and took it out of the box.

Dimensionally it's the same as a PC680 so it will fit.

Checked the voltage and it reads 12.95V after sitting almost a year which is a good sign.


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Current stable:
86 Custom K100 (standard fairing, K75 Belly pan, Ceramic chromed engine covers, paralever)
K75 Frankenbrick (Paralever, K11 front end, hybrid ABS, K1100RS fairing, radial tires)
86 K75C Turbo w/ paralever
94 K1100RS
93 K1100LT (x2)
91 K1
93 K75S (K11 front end)
91 K75S (K1 front end)
14 Yamaha WR250R
http://www.ClassicKBikes.com
    

19Back to top Go down    Re: AGM battery $37 shipped on Sun Mar 17, 2019 6:28 am

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@yamaguzzi wrote:Jumper cables,don't leave home without them !
That is so 2015. "Everyone's" into compact lithium battery boosters now.
Laughing




*I still carry a mini motorcycle version of jumper cables.


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1987 K100RS, '89 K100 w/K1100RS engine, '93 Framed K11/K12 engine 'Big Block', '09 K1300GT, '07 K1200R, '95 R100 Mystic & '77 R75/7.

    

20Back to top Go down    Re: AGM battery $37 shipped on Sun Mar 17, 2019 6:35 am

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While looking at the battery link posted earlier I 'discovered' this. File under 'Things You Didn't Know You Had To Have'.


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1987 K100RS, '89 K100 w/K1100RS engine, '93 Framed K11/K12 engine 'Big Block', '09 K1300GT, '07 K1200R, '95 R100 Mystic & '77 R75/7.

    

21Back to top Go down    Re: AGM battery $37 shipped on Sun Mar 17, 2019 8:00 am

InkandBrush

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@duck wrote:You got me curious so I just went to the garage and took it out of the box.

Dimensionally it's the same as a PC680 so it will fit.

Checked the voltage and it reads 12.95V after sitting almost a year which is a good sign.
I just ordered one off Amazon. I hate being cheap, but right now it's all I can afford.

    

22Back to top Go down    Re: AGM battery $37 shipped on Sun Mar 17, 2019 8:13 am

duck

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I love being cheap. I have both Scandinavian and Scottish blood. cheers


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Current stable:
86 Custom K100 (standard fairing, K75 Belly pan, Ceramic chromed engine covers, paralever)
K75 Frankenbrick (Paralever, K11 front end, hybrid ABS, K1100RS fairing, radial tires)
86 K75C Turbo w/ paralever
94 K1100RS
93 K1100LT (x2)
91 K1
93 K75S (K11 front end)
91 K75S (K1 front end)
14 Yamaha WR250R
http://www.ClassicKBikes.com
    

23Back to top Go down    Re: AGM battery $37 shipped on Sun Mar 17, 2019 2:06 pm

brickrider2

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A few years back I purchased a cheap battery (from Viet Nam, IIRC). About three months later, while on tour in Arizona, the battery went tits-up. It was a Friday afternoon and we were miles and miles from anything resembling a city. The motorcycle was hauled on a trailer to Albuquerque, New Mexico. When the resultant expenses for food, travel and lodging are considered, that battery was anything but cheap.
Last week I bought a MotoBatt. It cost me $125. I'll wager it will be a bargain.


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1996 K1100LT
    

24Back to top Go down    Re: AGM battery $37 shipped on Sun Mar 17, 2019 3:55 pm

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@brickrider2 wrote:Last week I bought a MotoBatt. It cost me $125. I'll wager it will be a bargain.
But, is it yellow?
scratch


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1987 K100RS, '89 K100 w/K1100RS engine, '93 Framed K11/K12 engine 'Big Block', '09 K1300GT, '07 K1200R, '95 R100 Mystic & '77 R75/7.

    

25Back to top Go down    Re: AGM battery $37 shipped on Sun Mar 17, 2019 4:06 pm

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It is screaming zonkers yellow!


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26Back to top Go down    Re: AGM battery $37 shipped on Sun Mar 17, 2019 4:11 pm

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You WILL notice it, especially on a red bike, like my RS in OZ, and yours!


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1987 K100RS, '89 K100 w/K1100RS engine, '93 Framed K11/K12 engine 'Big Block', '09 K1300GT, '07 K1200R, '95 R100 Mystic & '77 R75/7.

    

27Back to top Go down    Re: AGM battery $37 shipped on Sun Mar 17, 2019 4:25 pm

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@brickrider2 wrote:A few years back I purchased a cheap battery (from Viet Nam, IIRC). About three months later, while on tour in Arizona, the battery went tits-up. It was a Friday afternoon and we were miles and miles from anything resembling a city. The motorcycle was hauled on a trailer to Albuquerque, New Mexico. When the resultant expenses for food, travel and lodging are considered, that battery was anything but cheap.
Last week I bought a MotoBatt. It cost me $125. I'll wager it will be a bargain.

Couldn't you bump start it?


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Current stable:
86 Custom K100 (standard fairing, K75 Belly pan, Ceramic chromed engine covers, paralever)
K75 Frankenbrick (Paralever, K11 front end, hybrid ABS, K1100RS fairing, radial tires)
86 K75C Turbo w/ paralever
94 K1100RS
93 K1100LT (x2)
91 K1
93 K75S (K11 front end)
91 K75S (K1 front end)
14 Yamaha WR250R
http://www.ClassicKBikes.com
    

28Back to top Go down    Re: AGM battery $37 shipped on Sun Mar 17, 2019 5:49 pm

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@duck wrote:
@brickrider2 wrote:A few years back I purchased a cheap battery (from Viet Nam, IIRC). About three months later, while on tour in Arizona, the battery went tits-up. It was a Friday afternoon and we were miles and miles from anything resembling a city. The motorcycle was hauled on a trailer to Albuquerque, New Mexico. When the resultant expenses for food, travel and lodging are considered, that battery was anything but cheap.
Last week I bought a MotoBatt. It cost me $125. I'll wager it will be a bargain.

Couldn't you bump start it?
Bikes with fuel injection systems typically need electricity available to start so a dead battery won't allow a bump start.

Just guessing the old K's are the same.


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1985 BMW K100RT
2011 BMW K1600GTL (gone)
2018 BMW K1600GTL
    

29Back to top Go down    Re: AGM battery $37 shipped on Sun Mar 17, 2019 5:58 pm

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@Two Wheels Better wrote:You WILL notice it, especially on a red bike, like my RS in OZ, and yours!
Easy answer to that - just let the bike get covered in shite. There's so much crap on LFB that you hardly notice the bright yellow battery Razz Twisted Evil


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'83 K100 upgraded to K100RS spec
Others...
'78 Moto Guzzi 850-T3, '79 Moto Guzzi 850-T3 California,'93 Moto Guzzi 1100ie California,
'03 Suzuki Blandit GSF600SK3 (NFS any more because wifey has claimed it)
    

30Back to top Go down    Re: AGM battery $37 shipped on Sun Mar 17, 2019 6:19 pm

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Shite is almost yellow, after all.

We hear a fair bit about 'LFB', but I for one have never seen an acronym breakdown on that.
scratch study affraid


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1987 K100RS, '89 K100 w/K1100RS engine, '93 Framed K11/K12 engine 'Big Block', '09 K1300GT, '07 K1200R, '95 R100 Mystic & '77 R75/7.

    

31Back to top Go down    Re: AGM battery $37 shipped on Sun Mar 17, 2019 8:07 pm

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Red and yellow; the hallowed color combination featured on the unforgettable K1 model.


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32Back to top Go down    Re: AGM battery $37 shipped on Sun Mar 17, 2019 8:12 pm

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I've "blacked out" orange Odyssey batteries before. (Wrapped in black duct tape.)


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Current stable:
86 Custom K100 (standard fairing, K75 Belly pan, Ceramic chromed engine covers, paralever)
K75 Frankenbrick (Paralever, K11 front end, hybrid ABS, K1100RS fairing, radial tires)
86 K75C Turbo w/ paralever
94 K1100RS
93 K1100LT (x2)
91 K1
93 K75S (K11 front end)
91 K75S (K1 front end)
14 Yamaha WR250R
http://www.ClassicKBikes.com
    

33Back to top Go down    Re: AGM battery $37 shipped on Mon Mar 18, 2019 1:31 am

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Duck, you make me laugh. You will buy a cheap battery to save the cost of half a tank of fuel, and end up with a cheap battery.
In the next breath you waste twice the cost of a decent battery on having stuff ceramic coated, that will look really good when your cheap battery has let you down in the middle of nowhere. Very Happy

    

34Back to top Go down    Re: AGM battery $37 shipped on Mon Mar 18, 2019 2:52 am

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That battery costs well over two tanks of gas. It costs about $15 to fill up an empty tank where I live.

And there's no guarantee that that battery will fail.

(But I do have an addiction problem with the ceramic coating. Laughing)


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Current stable:
86 Custom K100 (standard fairing, K75 Belly pan, Ceramic chromed engine covers, paralever)
K75 Frankenbrick (Paralever, K11 front end, hybrid ABS, K1100RS fairing, radial tires)
86 K75C Turbo w/ paralever
94 K1100RS
93 K1100LT (x2)
91 K1
93 K75S (K11 front end)
91 K75S (K1 front end)
14 Yamaha WR250R
http://www.ClassicKBikes.com
    

35Back to top Go down    Re: AGM battery $37 shipped on Mon Mar 18, 2019 4:38 am

Dai

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@Two Wheels Better wrote:Shite is almost yellow, after all.

We hear a fair bit about 'LFB', but I for one have never seen an acronym breakdown on that.
scratch study affraid
Low Flying Brick. There's a few short steep humps in the roads around here where it's possible to get a flying brick completely off the deck at a not too ridiculous speed. The most fun one has a last-second curved approach Very Happy


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'83 K100 upgraded to K100RS spec
Others...
'78 Moto Guzzi 850-T3, '79 Moto Guzzi 850-T3 California,'93 Moto Guzzi 1100ie California,
'03 Suzuki Blandit GSF600SK3 (NFS any more because wifey has claimed it)
    

36Back to top Go down    Re: AGM battery $37 shipped on Mon Mar 18, 2019 5:16 am

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Ah, now I've twigged to it. Reminds me of back in my high school days, riding my Z400 Kwacka home, there was an aged hardwood tree which had pressed its large and many roots out under the tarmac from its base in the roadside ditch. It happened to be at the top of a rise where the sealed road narrowed and veered, turning slightly right into a blind spot. A perfect recipe for a teenager to get airborne if done at the right angle and with enough velocity.

The trick was to get as close to the edge as possible for the best launch, usually at 35 mph or so, and time the landing with subtle use of throttle for rear wheel spin, and body language. Each day I praticed towards perfection. That last time I tried it a copper was patrolling from the other way. I can still see the look of shock and surprise on his face from my lofty height as I passed him three feet off the road surface.

He gave chase, but that's another story.


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1987 K100RS, '89 K100 w/K1100RS engine, '93 Framed K11/K12 engine 'Big Block', '09 K1300GT, '07 K1200R, '95 R100 Mystic & '77 R75/7.

    

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