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Shorai LiFePO4 LFX Battery LFX18A1

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Product Details

Shorai LiFePO4 LFX Lithium-iron batteries provide extreme current and voltage performance, delivering more energy faster with less size and weight, and less damage to the battery per start cycle than any other brand or technology. Shorai batteries are about 75% lighter than comparable lead-acid batteries and hold a charge for up to a year without charging or maintenance. Shorai Lithium batteries are an excellent choice when it comes time to replace the battery in your dirt bike, street bike, snowmobile, watercraft, ATV, lawn tractor, or any other application using a lead-acid battery. LFX Standard Batteries-Is the best overall pick for most applications. LFX Duration Batteries-Option for the strongest possible cranking performance, use with extra electrical accessories or use in below freezing temperatures.


   Shorai LiFePO4 LFX18A1





   Features:
  • Ultra light. 1/5 the weight of lead-acid batteries on average
  • Zero sulfation, for longer service life
  • Holds unloaded charge for one year without maintenance
  • Drop in replacement for your OEM battery
  • Military spec Carbon Composite Case
  • Faster cranking for better starts
  • Super-fast recharge rate
  • No explosive gasses during charge, no lead, no acid
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Japanese Engineering
  • Two-Year Manufacturer's Warranty!



   Specs:
  • Weight: 2.31 lbs. (1.5 kg)
  • Cold Cranking Amps: 270
  • Case Type: 1
  • Dimensions: 5.83"L x 2.63"W x 4.13"H
  • Polarity: [+ -]

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Specifications and Options

Brand Shorai
AMP Hours 18
Battery Number LFX18A1
Measurements (L X W X H) 5.83" X 2.6" X 4.13"
Notes Can use a "Smart Charger" for charging if needed
Weight 2.19 lbs
Polarity [+ -]
Cold Cranking Amps 270
Battery Acid Lithium Ion

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BikeBandit Store
Light weight, good reviews
Mark L on Jan 26, 2019
Brand recommended by shop owners and professional mechanics.
Rob B on Nov 3, 2016
Light weight, good reviews
Mark L on Jan 26, 2019
It has the same terminal connectors and polarity as the stock Yuasa battery. It also ships with foam to make up for the smaller size.
Shawn D on Mar 18, 2018
Brand recommended by shop owners and professional mechanics.
Rob B on Nov 3, 2016
It has the same terminal connectors and polarity as the stock Yuasa battery. It also ships with foam to make up for the smaller size.
Shawn D on Mar 18, 2018
How are lithium batteries for places like Minnesota? I'm interested in riding trouble free in April and into the upper 30 and low 40 temps. I hear lithium is not good in cooler weather.
Greg S on Aug 5, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Thank you for the question! Some lithium batteries will go dormant in the winter after a fair amount of time without using them. However, you can fix this by "waking them up" a few different ways.
You can do this a few ways:
1. Turn on the headlights for a few minutes- until they are bright
2. Hold the horn button for a few minutes- until it sounds normal
3. Cycle the fuel pump 10-15 times, until it sounds normal

So to answer your question, they are great batteries, but it also depends on how often you ride and if you will be able to take care of it. We hope this helps. Please let us know if there is anything else we can do for you by contacting us by email at [email protected], Live Chat or by phone toll free at 1-888-339-3888. We are always more than happy to help.

Reviews

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Would you recommend
No
Very dissapointing performance
Will not start below 40-45 degrees Fahrenheit. You'll be waiting 5+ minutes for it to start and even then, it's a gamble. I've been stranded twice by this batter and regret purchasing it. Stick to lead acid if you don't live in the tropics
March 14, 2019
Would you recommend
Yes
Very good batt
Very light weight holding up as expected
October 2, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago
Would you recommend
Yes
Light weight, impressive cranking power!
I was purchasing a replacement battery for my track bike and opted for the Shorai for its light weight. The weight savings with this battery are nothing short of amazing! But I'm just as impressed by its cranking power. I had some fuel issues coming out of winter storage, and this featherweight battery cranked through dozens of starts with no signs of weakening. Truly impressive!
June 16, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago
Would you recommend
Yes
so far so good
installed in a 2009 Yamaha FJR. battery is smaller and way lighter than original but using the enclosed foam pads the fit is good. bike turns over really fast now and starts instantly. The original yuasa AGM battery lasted 8 years! We will see how long this battery lasts. seems like a very good choice.
August 14, 2017
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Would you recommend
Yes
Nice
I bought the Shorai charger also. It topped off the battery in 20 minutes. It fit right in with no modifications to the cables. My Kawasaki 1,200 cc started in 2 seconds with a fast spinning starter. It was so much lighter and half the size as well.
February 12, 2017
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Would you recommend
Yes
Heads up bikers...this is the future of bike batteries!
I've had 2 Shorai batteries in two of my bikes for over two years now. What a world of improvement over lead-acid clunkers! These batteries are so small and lightweight that you will use most of the spacing pads included. I live in Florida with warm temperatures and sometimes my three bikes sit for weeks before I ride one of them. Hit the starter button and the engine nearly jumps out of the frame cranking up! I bought the special Shorai battery charger as insurance, but I rarely have to use it. When a bike sits in the garage, the charger restores it's level in minutes as opposed to long hours for lead-acid chargers. Only the test of time now will prove their value. I have never gotten more than 3-4 years service life out of any lead-acid battery with excellent care and they will quickly leave you stranded on the roadside when they crap out on you. If these new lithium batteries last longer than that, I will be a lifetime customer. Yeah they cost more, but you get what you pay for. I want the best for my bikes and Shorai has not disappointed me since. Eventually every bike manufacturer is going to design small battery containers on future bikes to contain these superior masterpieces and we all will benefit from the results. Lead-acid is DEAD...Long live Shorai with a prosperous future!
January 29, 2017
Would you recommend
Yes
These are awesome
Have put these on multiple bikes and love them. They have a excellent warranty as I have tested that one out. They got me a replacement battery fast and were great to work with. Highly suggest getting the maintainer as well.
December 28, 2015
Would you recommend
Yes
excellent battery
Much smaller and lighter than original equipment batteries. I have a Shorai battery in my Triumph Speed Triple, Hayabusa, and Suzuki Bandit 1250S and they have performed flawlessly in all seasons since I bought the first battery several years ago. Since it is much smaller you will have to use the included foam panels to make the fit tight in the battery compartment but it is very easy to do and takes very little time. The motorcycles start instantly. I have not experienced any downside to these batteries at all.
September 9, 2015
Would you recommend
Yes
Very dependable
This is my third Shorai battery, one for each of the motorcycles. My experience is that they are quite dependable. I have not experienced failure to start or need to charge one in the several years since I bought the first one though I live in an exceptionally hot climate here in east Texas. They are very small and light weight. The OEM batteries are always much larger and heavier, but the material provided in the box creates a tight fit in the battery compartment with no difficulty. I have not experienced any negatives about the battery and anticipate the one I recently purchased will provide years of reliable service.
July 23, 2015
Would you recommend
Yes
Good product
Removed compression release on XR650L and this battery helps give that little extra ump to help start the bike
January 22, 2015
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