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Yuasa Battery Life
Written by wolfeman5r on 9/21/2010 at 08:01 pm

I too am curious about what model your battery was, as I am in need of
replacement presently.

--- In ipcrc@yahoogroups.com, "Leland C. Sheppard" <lcshepp@...> wrote:
>
> Hi Coasters,
>
> I think the battery on my '90 is getting ready to go. Every once in a
> while, it sounds like it's dead or dying. Then all of a sudden, it
> comes back to life. I'm watching it pretty closely...
>
> Just for grins, I went and checked to see when this battery was
> installed. Ready for this?
>
> June 1st, 2002. It was the one I installed when I figured out that the
> regulator had killed the prior battery. New battery and regulator went
> in that same day.
>
> Almost 87,000 miles later (21112 on the bike on that day), 8 years and
> almost 4 months later, it's still running albeit probably limping now.
>
> It's a Yuasa and that kind of life is one of the reasons I keep using them.
>
> (I got over 11 years of life out of the Yuasa that came from the factory
> in my '89.)
>
> FYI...
>
> Leland
>
> --
> Leland Sheppard
> Placerville, California, USA
>
> ...Life is good on the Pacific Coast...
>
> '94 Pacific Coast, "Black Beauty", 211,500 miles
> '89 Pacific Coast, "Shadow Dancer", 122,300 miles
> '90 Pacific Coast, "Red Baron", 107,875 miles
> '96 Pacific Coast/SuperSport sidecar, "Handsome Hannigan", 31,275 miles
> '02 Ural Patrol, "Boris Blueanov", 15,282 kilometers
> '89 GB500, "Little Bugger", 13,801 miles
> '02 GL1800, "Copper", 59,200, '07 Aspen Classic, "Copper's Camper", 2,011
miles
> iPCRC #72; IBA #10582; AMA #481368
>
> Mother of all PC800 Web Site Lists: http://www.pc800links.net
>
>
>
>
>
>

Message Thread for message #97113

lcshepp
9/21/2010, 02:25 am
Yuasa Battery Life
Hi Coasters, I think the battery on my '90 is getting ready to go. Every once in a while, it sounds like it's dead or dying. Then all of a sudden, it comes back to life. I'm watching it pretty closely... Just for grins, I went and

    attitudehats
    9/21/2010, 05:09 am
    Yuasa Battery Life
    that's cool!....which exact model# Yuasa is it?... --- In ipcrc@yahoogroups.com, "Leland C. Sheppard" <lcshe

    wolfeman5r
    9/21/2010, 08:01 pm
    Yuasa Battery Life
    I too am curious about what model your battery was, as I am in need of replacement presently. --- In ipcrc@yahoogroups.com

    lcshepp
    10/3/2010, 07:44 pm
    Yuasa Battery Life
    Hi Mark, > that's cool!....which exact model# Yuasa is it?... Stock for the PC800. YTX-12BS? I think that's the number... Leland -- Leland Sheppard Placerville, California, USA ...Life is good on the

    lcshepp
    10/3/2010, 09:53 pm
    Yuasa Battery Life
    Hi, > I too am curious about what model your battery was, as I am in need of > replacement presently. Stock. I think it's YTX-12BS for the PC800. Leland -- Leland Sheppard Placerville, California, USA

      krustypc96
      10/4/2010, 01:32 am
      Yuasa Battery Life
      I just bought a 12-BS from NAPA for about $70.00, my other one lasted about 2 years. I ride almost daily, but I just recently heard it's still good to keep your battery on a charger to extend it's life. Maybe I could have got another

        goldwingman40
        10/4/2010, 02:38 pm
        Yuasa Battery Life
        Rusty, If you ride your bike almost every day a good distance, not little short runs, you do not need to put it on a charger. One important thing is to properly fully charge your new batteries before you put them into service and don't ever l