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post #1 of 61 (permalink) Old 02-24-2006, 02:22 PM Thread Starter
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Thumbs up Need a new battery... DOWN WITH YUASA!!

I seen Pickle post this on another forum.

Odyssey Battery

Finally a company to give me something else than the crap that YUASA puts out!!!

See just some of the advantages of these...

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Guaranteed longer service life
With a an eight to twelve year design life (float) and a three to ten year service life, ODYSSEY saves you time and money because you do not have to replace the battery as often. ODYSSEY is warranted against factory defects for two full years in Powersports or three full years in automotive, commercial and heavy-duty marine applications.
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Superior cranking and fast charge capability The 5 second cranking power of ODYSSEY batteries is double to triple that of equally sized conventional batteries, even when the temperature is as low as - 40°C (-40°F). Also, with simple constant voltage charging (alternator or independent charger), there is no limitation on the inrush current, so the user is assured of fast charge recovery.
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Mounting flexibility The ODYSSEY battery may be installed on its sides at any angle without sacrificing any performance attributes. There is no fear of any acid spillage as ODYSSEY recycles the internal gas during operation or charging. The sealed design of the ODYSSEY eliminates the need for an acid vent tube; eliminating the fear of acid burns or damage to expensive chrome or paint.
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Superior vibration resistance ODYSSEY batteries are of military grade and have endured rigorous tests that demonstrate their overall ruggedness and exceptional tolerance of mechanical abuse.
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Ready out of the box ODYSSEY batteries are shipped fully charged. If ODYSSEY’S voltage is 12.65V or greater simply install the battery in your vehicle and you are ready to go! If below 12.65V, boost charge following the instructions in the ODYSSEY Owner’s Manual and/or Technical Manual.
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Worry-free shipping Owing to the drycell design, the US Department of Transportation (USDOT) has classified the ODYSSEY battery as a nonspillable, so it may be shipped worry-free by Express Service or by air.
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Longer storage life Unlike conventional batteries that need to be recharged every six to twelve weeks the ODYSSEY battery, when fully charged, can be stored for up to 2 years at 25°C (77°F). Simply recharge and ODYSSEY is returned to full power. At lower temperatures, storage times will be even longer.
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Deep discharge recovery Should ODYSSEY become deeply discharged, simply recharge following instructions in the ODYSSEY Owner's Manual.
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I've had pretty good luck with YUASA batteries. But those Odyssey ones look great.

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Yeah, check out the PC310, that is the big daddy I want to get.

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have you had/ seen one Gman? just wondering if anyone has tried one out?
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Rev from the WOS board has one, says it kicks ass. These are guaranteed for 3 years, but the expected service life is 8-12. Check out the new stuff section in this months PB magazine for a little blurb on it as well. The pc310 requires altering your battery cable ends.

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I have dealers all around me so I might have to go check this battery out if mine goes out soon.
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No I haven't... but I HATED YUASA!! They make junk!! I always had problems with their batteries... Just suck! I have always wanted a sealed battery for a MC... like even a gel or somin...




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No I haven't... but I HATED YUASA!! They make junk!! I always had problems with their batteries... Just suck! I have always wanted a sealed battery for a MC... like even a gel or somin...
My first battery in the SV650 was a YUASA and when it went it really went! It didn't give me any warning when it died....just click click click, and wouldn't hold a charge from then on out.
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Yep...typical YUASA crap!




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No I haven't... but I HATED YUASA!! They make junk!! I always had problems with their batteries... Just suck! I have always wanted a sealed battery for a MC... like even a gel or somin...
Sad part about it, Yusa are better than most other brands and probably make most others as well.

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Yeah they make most of the small bats out there even though they may have a different tag on it... but they still suck.. I had a Interstate in my 9R once and it didn't do any better cause it was made by YUASA!




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Whats the $$ on one of those?



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Expensive... you can find out the cost of yours if you do some clicking..




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Well F**K that. I'm not made of money. Back to the old pile of crap Interstate.



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so how much did they list them as Marko?
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Well, my experience with Yuasa has been favorable. My current battery replaced in 2002 is still running and it's been discharged, recharged over and over. That and it's been subject to all kinds of temps from desert heat of 105+ to freezing cold and it still takes a charge.

Those are facts, not my opinion.
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Good question. I read 'expensive' and didn't bother.



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$173.95

Forget it. I'll save $125 bills and replace it every couple years. I can throw down that kind of roll.



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