So i've just got a new lithium ion battery for the my10 F4, and just want to know is there anything i have to worry about when disconecting the old battery? No resets or codes or anything i have to worry about ??
Ideally you should use a Lithium charger but you can use a normal one providing its not the type that has the de-sulphation mode, I used Oximiser on mine but never left it permanently connected, decided in the end to buy a Lithium one so I can connect and forget. Lithium batteries charge up very quick so its no big deal if its flat, 15 - 30 mins on the charger and the bike will start.Do u need a different charger for lithium battery's ? You cant just run a normal trickel charger?
So your battery is not "A Battery" but several LiON batteries ("cells") in an array.To be quite frank the info around charging these battery's is shocking... At this point from what i can gather its not recomended to use a trickle charger. So if someone can clear this up it'd be great, because at this point i'm just going to fit the battery and see how long, or if it dies at all.
Ok so its a motocell litium ion battery, after opening it up and reading everything i could find, it say's nothing about trickle charging, it does however say to hook the battery up to "the" charger when not in use, i assume they mean for an exstended amount of time
To be quite frank the info around charging these battery's is shocking... At this point from what i can gather its not recomended to use a trickle charger. So if someone can clear this up it'd be great, because at this point i'm just going to fit the battery and see how long, or if it dies at all. Given that we r coming into winter here there's a good chance the bike will sit for a few weeks and i guess i'll just see how it goes
I was so surprised mate , I had done loads of home work and my charging system was all good by (sunstate mc) and they told me what type to get etcHoly smoke, a whole lot of guessing and miss-information going on here.
I've been using them for a few years, and almost all my friends on the track and road use Li batteries, mostly Ballistic, Racing, Shorai and Antigravity.
Before you tell me Shorai is the best Chris, best do some more research mate, really, they're the only one's I have ever seen die on the bike, admittedly here in Aus the customer service is excellent.
Best go and read about the difference between the different Li types, like LiFe, LiFePo or LiFo ...etc, before you start getting scared about all the failure issue's.
Then find out if the battery you want to buy has inbuilt balancing circuitry, so it can be charged with virtually any charger, virtually any one, but not quite.
Or if in the long run, you might need a balancing charger, which can only be used on batteries equipped with the balancing port. I use my Ballistic charger on Shorai's as well.
There's a lot of things to look at and consider, some of these can be very temp sensitive, have a look at this - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OBfvR1EJJBk&feature=youtu.be
Yup, thought so, it's because they get all the cheap shit in Col.battery world told me that yuasa Varta and century had stopped importing at the moment