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Offline Ranger25

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Bigger/stronger battery
« on: 13 June, 2019, 06:52:34 AM »
Has anyone fitted a stronger battery in a MK2 cbf...i read that a ytz14s will fit, with a small mod, in a mk1, same for a mk2??, if anyone has done this, were there any problems with charging circuit..

Offline Art

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Re: Bigger/stronger battery
« Reply #1 on: 13 June, 2019, 10:02:15 AM »
A higher capacity battery has the potential to put more load on the charging system. The question is would that additional load require a higher capacity alternator? I suspect not but it will depend on what additional accessories and load you put on the electrical circuits and how often they draw a greater load than the the charging system was designed to output.

Fact - The greater the load you put on the charging system (heated grips, heated vests, heated gloves etc.) the greater the wear and tear you subject it to, especially when subjecting it to heavier loads.