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How many amps needed to start DRZ?

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I'm looking into shaving a couple pounds by getting a lighter shorai battery.  The smallest one they have is .95 pounds and it is rated at 7 amps 12 volts.  Is this too small to start the bike or do I need a couple more amps?

 

If it works it would be a ~6lb weight savings, WITHOUT giving up the electric start!!

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Amp hr rating is not the question.  Cold Cranking Amps (CCA) for starting is the question.  Originally the battery for the DRZ was rated 85 CCA.  Current replacements  are 120CCA.  Shorai offers 2 batteries for the DRZ both rated above 120CCA. My personal experience is neither one works very well.  If you have a stock DRZ with the stock auto compression release intact, the larger Shorai will probably be OK.

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