Cheap, cheap batteries.

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  1. FJ12rydertoo

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    First off I know nothing of these batteries, just passing along the information I was forwarded.

    They show a battery for a '98 VFR for about $26 and $10 shipping. I know nothing of the quality
    or if the batteries even fit the bike, I didn't look that close, but you're on a Ramen Noodle diet and
    need some quick juice, these may work.

    Again, I can neither confirm nor deny, anything about these batteries. YBMV.

    https://www.batterysharks.com/SearchResults.asp?Search=YTZ14s&Submit
     
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    From my experience of cheap batteries, is that they don't last long.
     
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    You'll get no real argument from me, but for someone that is operating on the cheap, this might
    get them by until they can afford better. Sometimes $60 more can be hard to come by.

    Or a cheap battery for a project bike.
     
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    I don't know how old it was but my bike came with one of those and it just died on me about 1 month ago. It looked fairly new but I didn't check for any dates.

    I'm guessing the seller stuck that on there to sell it. Which would have made it only 1 year old when it died. He was a very infrequent rider and the bike was mostly just sitting, that's why I am guessing he put it on there just for the sale.
     
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    if those are yuasa , they should be good. it's a big brand. I have bought batteries from battery sharks before and they looked like a no name brand and lasted as long or longer than the other sets we had.
     
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    I get mine off of Ebay, they come from Indiana, Chrome Battery is the name of the unit, 35 shipped fully juiced @ 13.01 in your mail box! first one lasted exactly three years, bike got used regularly. I replaced the other one just because, it still tested ok but they are inexpensive enough. I have them in all three bikes I own. I think the sister company is called Western PowerSports. Anywho- :mech:
     
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