By Woody Oakson
So I have a 2008 yz450f and I would like to add some LED lights to it to make it street legal. Mainly just a headlight and a tail light and turn signals if I need to (which where I live hand signals work).
So where I need help is getting power from the stator to a battery. Wiring from a battery to anything else I got and understand and don't need help with (but recommendations are welcome). So my questions are.
What type of power is coming from the stator. AC or DC? Will I need a regulator or rectifier? How do I wire something from the stator to charge a battery? What would that wiring look like? Would this stator http://www.rickystator.com/product/stators/yamaha/yamaha-yz450f-35-watt-lighting-stator-assembly-06-09 work? Anything else I should know? Any help would be appreciated. Thank you.
PR: Antigravity Batteries introduces the all new RE-START Lithium-Ion Battery. The first and only battery with BUILT-IN JUMP STARTING!By Bryan Bosch
I got this press release late yesterday and I thought it was share-worthy. I think it's safe to say that lightweight Lithium motorcycle & ATV batteries are here to stay and they seem to be getting better and better. Antigravity Batteries looks like they've taken things up a notch by introducing a smarter battery with "Restart Technology", a feature that will not allow the battery to be drawn down too low, automatically reserving enough power to get your bike restarted. What do you think of Antigravity's approach to the dead battery?
New Product Release
Press Release Date: 03/02/2018 Los Angeles, CA
Never get stranded again... Antigravity Batteries introduces the all new RE-START Lithium-Ion Battery. The first and only battery with BUILT-IN JUMP STARTING!
Antigravity Batteries releases the all new, game-changing RE-START Series of Lithium-Ion Starter Batteries for Motorcycles and Powersports Vehicles. The new RE-START Battery, with “built-in jump starting,” makes being stranded by a dead-battery a thing of the past. For example, if a rider left his/her lights on overnight this would normally be a dead battery emergency requiring jump-starting, push starting or assistance. But with the new RE-START Batteries you simply press the RE-START Button located on the top of the battery, to access the Battery’s reserve energy, then start the vehicle and drive away. There will also be a Remote Key Fob Button Available which will allow the rider to trigger the RE-START feature without having to remove the seat or a fairing to access the battery.
The new RE-START Batteries are the most technologically advanced Motorcycle/Powersports batteries ever built. They are the first Lithium-Ion Powersport Battery with a full Battery Management System (BMS) that actively balances the Lithium Cells while protecting the battery from over-charge, over-discharge, and over-temperature conditions. These built-in protections make for the longest service life possible, up to 2 times the lifecycle of Lead/Acid and other Lithium Starter Batteries on the market.
Scott Schafer, CEO, states, “We’ve all been left stranded by a dead battery. It’s awful, frustrating, and in some situations, if you’re in the middle of nowhere, it can be very dangerous.” He explains, “Our objective as a leader in Lithium-Ion Technology for Motorsports was to create a vehicle battery that the customer can rely on and not worry about getting stuck in the middle of nowhere with a dead battery, and I’m happy and proud to say we have done it with this new battery!”
All Antigravity RE-START Batteries have a new 4-Terminal-Post design which allows for easy connection for the user, and the ability for the Dealer to carry less stock since one battery will work for right or left side connections on the vehicle. They also come in direct-fit OEM sizes, so there is no foam needed for installation as required by other brands. All the new RE-START batteries come with a 3-year warranty.
Applications: Sizes are available for most modern Motorcycles and Powersports Vehicles, and Race Cars.
Retail Price: Prices Range from $129.99 and up.
Availability: Approximately March 1st, 2018 through Powersport Dealers and Distributors, Battery Specialists, and directly through the Antigravity Batteries website at antigravitybatteries.com starting March 20th, 2018
Contact Antigravity Batteries
Phone: 310 527 2330 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: antigravitybatteries.com About Antigravity Batteries:
Antigravity Batteries was established in 2009 offering high power, lightweight and compact lithium-ion batteries to those racing Motorsports vehicles. Antigravity has since grown into a leader in Lithium-Ion Battery product for all channels of Motorsports. Located in Los Angeles, California, Antigravity Batteries is a company dedicated to building the best in Lithium-Ion Products for the Motorsports Community. We offer the highest quality, most innovative and diverse line of Lithium-Ion Battery Products to meet the demands of all Motorsports and Powersports enthusiasts and beyond. From our multi-award-winning MICRO-START mini jump-starters to our wide range of lightweight high-power Lithium-Ion Starter Batteries for Motorcycles, Powersports Vehicles, Race Cars and more… we ARE your Lithium-Ion Battery specialists.
By Sam W.
Hey all, I just bought a street legal 2005 WR250F. Took it out once three weeks ago. Did about 60 miles on the dirt and 15 on the road, bike ran great. I took it out this past Sunday and was about 75 miles into my ride when the battery died. The battery is cheap, but it is brand new and was on a battery maintainer the whole time while it sat in the garage. I kick started it, and it fired right up. I was on the road for about 5-10 miles in fifth gear when I felt the bike slow down a little bit, and I noticed the sound coming from the bike sounded a bit deeper than usual. About a half mile later the bike started to bog down like it was out of gas. I filled the tank back up and experienced the same problem. The bike began to bog down, then puttered out like it was out of gas. Eventually the battery completely died and I was not even able to kick start it. I trailored it home, hooked it up to the maintainer, waited a couple hours, and the bike fired right up with the electric starter and the choke out. However, it was still puttering a lot when it was idling at this time. If anyone knows whats up, I would appreciate any and all help. Thank you. #Yamaha#wr250f
The battery on my 520RS is toast, it only holds 4 volts and I still can't reliably kick start this bike. Since this bike was new this battery has been junk, it's still under warranty but I'm just going to upgrade now and save future headaches. What batteries are you guys running?
Im doing some work on my '01 DRZ400S and left my lights on a few times this season, which has turned my current battery into a paper weight.
Installing a kick start at the moment, so battery performance is lower on the priority list from before and was willing to drop quality there to pick it up elsewhere.
Has anyone tried the "Chrome Battery" branded batteries off Amazon? At $23 bucks i dont see how it could be that bad for a sealed AMG, but wanted to see if anyone has any experience - good, bad, ugly.
For reference; Here is the URL for the YT7B-BS battery for my DRZ400