Honda Silver Wing Scooter Forum

Hi, I am opening this site back up for new members. I closed it due to a few members complaining. Please just accept the site for what it is. The site is 'what it is'. We hope you enjoy the site. Please also join www.maxi-scoots.com
 
HomeCalendarGalleryFAQSearchRegisterLog in
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 
Rechercher Advanced Search
Latest topics
» New radiator needed
by Mrmoz Today at 4:26 am

» New Silver Wing rider from Poland
by Mech 1 twa Yesterday at 10:01 pm

» windshields--maxi scooters
by Mech 1 twa Yesterday at 9:28 pm

» The garage is getting crowded
by EvilTwin Fri Dec 14, 2018 7:03 pm

» Issues with DrPulley purchase.
by cotetoi Fri Dec 14, 2018 5:41 pm

» Sat-Nav mount
by Dale N. Fri Dec 14, 2018 12:56 pm

» New member here
by Thebreen Fri Dec 14, 2018 12:45 pm

» UK items for sale
by limpinggeoff Fri Dec 14, 2018 11:47 am

» Black scooter with scratches and swirls
by Scootypuff Snr Fri Dec 14, 2018 6:11 am

» HELP SILVERWING DOWN
by cello33 Tue Dec 11, 2018 4:52 pm

Navigation
 Portal
 Index
 Memberlist
 Profile
 FAQ
 Search
free forum
 
Share | 
 

 Cheap SW battery.

Go down 
AuthorMessage
GHM-PM
Site Admin
avatar

Number of posts : 1467
Age : 66
Location : Wickenburg, AZ
Points : 4033
Registration date : 2012-05-17

PostSubject: Cheap SW battery.   Wed Dec 05, 2018 12:12 pm

https://www.batterysharks.com/Yuasa-YTZ12S-p/YTZ12S_M12-11-210-K.htm?gclid=CjwKCAjwxILdBRBqEiwAHL2R8xPha3cBRPxJ6DyOJ2fsUA-DYTbGZdipcSrpzJBGm3nQpcN-N6vsihoCnKEQAvD_BwE

Before you all start hollering about a Yuasa... I bought one of these three years ago and it has performed flawlessly. My logic was at the price if it made it a year I was ahead. But it has lasted 3 years! Getting ready to order another one so thought I would share in case anyone doesn't mind saving some dollars.
Back to top Go down
cube
Scooter Rider
Scooter Rider


Number of posts : 48
Location : Colorado
Points : 237
Registration date : 2018-06-14

PostSubject: Re: Cheap SW battery.   Wed Dec 05, 2018 1:44 pm

I wound up with a 12 for the fiancee's bike and it seems a bit tall for the opening (cover doesn't fit anymore). Is that what others have experienced too?
Back to top Go down
Mech 1 twa
Silver Wing Rider
Silver Wing Rider
avatar

Number of posts : 428
Location : Allentown PA.
Points : 1561
Registration date : 2016-01-02

PostSubject: Re: Cheap SW battery.   Wed Dec 05, 2018 7:33 pm

That's a great price. $28 and lasted 3 years. Way ahead for sure.
" Motorcycle boots are not good for walking"
I always replaced batteries at 4 years been riding ever since. Walking sucks.

I've been carrying a small jump starter also but never had to use it so far. It's good for a flash light, phone charger or small power source.
Back to top Go down
oldwingguy
Silver Wing Guru
Silver Wing Guru


Number of posts : 1068
Location : Hocking Hills U.S.A.
Points : 2262
Registration date : 2016-01-29

PostSubject: Re: Cheap SW battery.   Wed Dec 05, 2018 10:01 pm

I bit the bullet for a Lithium Ion battery for mine, I was impressed by the longevity of LI's my brother had. In my mowers I go wally world cheapies and with the use of battery tenders I figure anything over 2 years is a gift, the tractor mower is going on 5.
Back to top Go down
bikehiker
Super Scooter Rider
Super Scooter Rider
avatar

Number of posts : 278
Location : New Cumberland PA
Points : 850
Registration date : 2017-09-07

PostSubject: Re: Cheap SW battery.   Wed Dec 05, 2018 10:58 pm

Very good price, Yuasa batteries seem to have a good reputation.

I had a Battery Tender brand Lithium Ion battery in my previous bike. Loved it. It was going strong approaching 5 years before I traded in the bike. The only issue with LI batteries is if you ride in temps under 30 F, cold cranking is very slow at first, but will get better after a few seconds of slow cranking. They also only need to be charged about every three months or so.
Back to top Go down
GHM-PM
Site Admin
avatar

Number of posts : 1467
Age : 66
Location : Wickenburg, AZ
Points : 4033
Registration date : 2012-05-17

PostSubject: Re: Cheap SW battery.   Thu Dec 06, 2018 6:47 am

I had no problems with the battery fitting. Installed great. I usually replace at about 3 years or when cranking slows down. The desert is VERY hard on batteries (I don't want to walk either and no kick starter ).
Back to top Go down
 
Cheap SW battery.
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
-
» Rzr Battery
» battery failures
» GP3000 - info on Lucky Lark Battery and Coil
» My battery barely turns the starter. Could it be a bad a connection?
» Cheap go kart project

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
Honda Silver Wing Scooter Forum :: Honda Silver Wing :: Maintenance, Tips and Hints-
Jump to: