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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 9-9-2019, 3:07 PM Thread Starter
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Lightest battery possible for ex500?

Hello,

I am in search of the lightest battery possible for my GPZ500S MK 2, so which model of battery do you recommend?

Thank you a lot!

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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 9-9-2019, 4:31 PM
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A custom made pack of cells from drill batteries at what ever capacity you requre, or a pack of super capacitors but it may require jump/push start would be my guess but some engineering would need to be done.

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Thanks but something off the shelf better I was thinking of a Lithium battery or something
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Iíve used 4-cell EVO2 battery on my race-bike for past 3-yrs without any problems. Also one on my CBR600RR for about 2-yrs. Saves about 10-lbs off bike.

However, be careful on street bike to never leave anything ON without engine running, like lights. That can run down small battery quickly and lithium batteries can get destroyed by single full-discharge. This model does not have over-discharge protection that disconnects battery if charge drops too low. That would mean extra circuits and extra weight right?

http://www.hardracing.com/BallisticL...eBatteries.htm


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