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Old 11-11-2012, 09:36 AM   #1
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Dead battery at only 7k ?

Seems pretty short, could it be something else ? Going to go buy a ballistic battery, which size is best for a daily driver ?
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Old 11-11-2012, 09:38 AM   #2
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Re: Dead battery at only 7k ?

Could be, did you ever use a charger on it while it sat? Why get a high price lightweight battery for a commuter?
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Old 11-13-2012, 05:36 AM   #3
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Re: Dead battery at only 7k ?

7k in how much years? Battery usualy lasts 3-4 years...

Do you have a battery tender? That helps a lot, I leave mine always plugged when I'm not riding.

(EDIT: I was going to talk about winterizing, but I saw Miami so... )
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Old 11-13-2012, 10:56 AM   #4
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Re: Dead battery at only 7k ?

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Seems pretty short, could it be something else ? Going to go buy a ballistic battery, which size is best for a daily driver ?
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Old 11-13-2012, 11:13 AM   #5
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Re: Dead battery at only 7k ?

Ballistic's customer service blows fat donkey wang.. I will never buy something from them ever again.
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