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Product Review | Shorai Lithium 7 AH 12 Volt Battery

Posted on November 30, 2010
The Lithium Iron Phosphate battery is the ultimate in weight versus power technology. This battery weighs in at only 1.01 pounds and offers an incredible 102 C.C.A. This is a drop in replacement for your Lead-acid battery, and will require no change to your stock charging system. The LFX07L2-BS12 battery is the "lightweight racing" version , perfect for any application that is normally raced on a track . It is the lightest version of this lithium Iron Phosphate battery in this size and has less starting power than the LFX14L2-BS12. read more...

Written Tutorial | Shorai Lithium Battery Abuse Test

Posted on December 3, 2010
Lithium Iron Phosphate. At first thought, it sounds like a vitamin supplement that I should be taking to calm my nerves and keep the doctor away. While it won’t calm the nerves or help the joints, Lithium Iron Phosphate is actually a battery chemistry that allows for superior energy storage in a much lighter than lead package. Also known as LiFePO4, and in this case LFX, Lithium Iron Phosphate batteries have finally made it to the world of Powersports. read more...

Written Tutorial | Lithium Iron Phosphate Battery FAQ

Posted on January 10, 2011
What makes Shorai Lithium Iron Phosphate batteries different from other batteries?

A. Shorai LFX batteries contain proprietary eXtreme-Rate Lithium Iron prismatic cells (chemistry LiFePO4). Shorai LFX batteries contain no poisonous lead, no acid, and do not create gasses during charge, as traditional Lead-Acid batteries do. Compared to lead-acid, Shorai LFX lithium are also extremely light, have much lower self-discharge, do not sulfate, and are environmentally friendly. While there are other companies now offering Lithium-Iron based powersports batteries, all except Shorai use cylindrical cells originally made for power tool applications. Such cells are inferior to Shorai Prismatic LFX, for several reasons. read more...

News Update | China Hat 2011 and Shorai LFX Batteries

Posted on April 21, 2011
With the arrival of Spring to at least most of the USA, we see a major increase in the number of batteries leaving our warehouse to be installed in all brands and types of Powersports applications. While we at BatteryStuff.com appreciate the ‘crazy season’, it always amazes me how many batteries give up the ghost over the long winter. Mostly this is due to poor, or nonexistent maintenance procedures. With the cost of commodities on the rise purchasing a new smart charger is currently one of the best investments you can make, certainly more than money in the bank! read more...

Product Review | Shorai Charger for LFX LiFePO4 Batteries

Posted on May 11, 2011
The Sho-BMS01 is a Charge/Store dedicated battery management system that is designed specifically for Shorai batteries. This charger has a 2 amp max charge rate, and it connects to your Shorai battery through the BMS 5 pin port on the LFX batteries. The charger has a selector for full charge, and for long term storage. Universal input of 100/240vac, 50/60 Hz makes this charger usable world wide. It's perfect for a shop or shed, wherever you store your motorcycle during non-use. Rated ★★★★☆ read more...

Video Tutorial | Shorai LFX Battery Installation Video

Posted on June 16, 2011
For all of you who have purchased or looking into the Shorai Lithium Iron Phosphate Batteries, here's an easy to understand install video direct from Shorai! These batteries are small, so they require the use of foam spacers. And since they're not direct OEM Battery replacements, you may need to modify or tweak your connections to make it work. But don't worry, it's not rocket science. This visual guide should show you everything you need to know about the installation process. read more...

News Update | New Shorai Large Case LiFePo4 Batteries

Posted on August 17, 2011
Lithium Iron Phosphate batteries have been on the market for while now. Have you purchased one yet? These batteries are recognizable by their light weight and tremendous cranking power. They do not contain any lead and will not sulfate. They're perfect for powersports racing and high performance. Our Shorai Case 3 size batteries are perfect for large Touring bikes and even small cars and trucks. read more...

Tested and Passed

Posted on September 23, 2011
I know we all love paying the bills, and I admit that BatteryStuff.com sells products to pay the bills. If we were only playing the short game we could probably sell more product by following market fads and quickie fixes, but BatteryStuff.com has a deeper commitment to our customers than that. Sure we want to be here tomorrow, but we also want to be here 10 years from now. The short version of that is we want to provide only quality products that do what they say they will do, and will stand up over the long haul. With that in mind, we have a couple new items to report on. read more...

Battery Maintenance | Can I Use a Battery Tender on my Shorai Battery?

Posted on January 9, 2012
Shorai batteries are not like other batteries. They are small and lightweight. If you pick one up with your hand you'll swear there's nothing inside the case. But they offer amazing cranking power for your powersports. Shorai makes batteries to fit most motorcycles, ATVs, scooters, and personal watercrafts. These are true upgrades compared to the standard lead acid batteries that we've been using for so long. But, will your old Battery Tender Maintenance Charger still work with your new Shorai battery? read more...

Product Spotlight | New Shorai LiFePO4 Batteries Case Sizes 4, 5 & 6

Posted on February 9, 2012
Shorai Batteries have been around for some time now. Their presence in the world of power sports has not gone unnoticed. They're very popular and we've heard plenty of good feedback from happy users. If you're still on the fence, check out these rider reports straight from Shorai! Although we've recommended Shorai batteries for your application for years now, we've updated our listing to include 3 new case sizes. read more...

From the Mind of an 8 Year Old | Charging a Shorai Battery

Posted on July 10, 2012
The families of the employees at Batterystuff.com are also enthusiast about the work we do. It's fun for the whole family (well, considering this one particular family rides motorcycles together). More specifically, their 8 year old boy, rides a mean 65cc SX bike. He participated in the Youth Hare Scrambles at the Funky Chicken race earlier this year! He received 4th overall. Great job! read more...

Black Friday, Shop Small Saturday, & Cyber Monday

Posted on November 14, 2012
Thanksgiving is just around the corner. I'm sure we're all going to get our fill of turkey and stuffing. And true to every year, Black Friday is the time of year frugal shoppers get their holiday shopping done. If you're not the type to wake up at the crack of dawn to snag great deals, no worries. Lucky for you, we're having a Customer Appreciation Sale, which will last all weekend long. It starts Black Friday, November 23rd and it ends on Midnight on Cyber Monday, November 26th. read more...

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