Lighter E start battery? Where do I find one?


4 replies to this topic
  • mikeythefokker

Posted October 06, 2008 - 09:46 PM

#1

I have heard of people saving a few pounds by swapping out the stock battery for a lighter model. Where can I find one, and what are the model number specifics. Also, for anyone who has done it, did you find the mod to have been worth it, in terms of the $ to the weight savings? Was there any difference in battery performance either? Thanks in advance.

  • muddza

Posted October 06, 2008 - 11:39 PM

#2

I think KTM make a light weight smaller battery you can buy direct from them... don't know how much???

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  • Chas_M

Posted October 07, 2008 - 07:37 AM

#3

The best battery for KTM's is the Yuasa YTZ7S, although it is slightly heavier than the standard battery. The YTZ7S comes stock on the Honda CRF450X.

  • GCannon

Posted October 07, 2008 - 08:06 AM

#4

Try This:
http://www.ebattonline.com/

It does not charge with the stock charging system.

  • Chas_M

Posted January 04, 2009 - 02:16 PM

#5

Note that 'JoeT' over at KTMTalk sells Li batteries that are fully compatible with the stock electrical charging system. I installed one of his 5 aH ($130) batteries in my '08 KTM (HTR 350) 250 XCF-W and so far it is working as well as or better than the stock battery, and at 1.6 lbs saves almost 4 lbs of weight.




 
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