Yuasa Motobatt or Powerline

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Re: Yuasa Motobatt or Powerline

Post by trophydave » Fri Feb 20, 2015 3:22 pm

The Motobatt on my Tiger has just failed after only 2 1/2 years.I don't think that I will bother with one of those again.

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Re: Yuasa Motobatt or Powerline

Post by sprintster » Fri Feb 20, 2015 4:58 pm

trophydave wrote:The Motobatt on my Tiger has just failed after only 2 1/2 years.I don't think that I will bother with one of those again.
I'm glad I read this.Everyone on Triumph Torque seems to rave about Motobatt so that's what I would have bought next time but my last Yuasa lasted 10 years so I think I'll just stick with them. (thumbs)

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Re: Yuasa Motobatt or Powerline

Post by Cleo » Fri Feb 20, 2015 5:08 pm

Thanks guys....might stick to yuasa, meant to say, I've also had GS

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Re: Yuasa Motobatt or Powerline

Post by threepot » Fri Feb 20, 2015 5:22 pm

I know someone who works in the parts trade..they get a lot of Motobatts returned!

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Re: Yuasa Motobatt or Powerline

Post by Simon_100 » Fri Feb 20, 2015 5:26 pm

Me too - Motobatt failed after sfirteen months on my Beta Alp :( - got a replacement (another make) on warranty though (thumbs)

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Re: Yuasa Motobatt or Powerline

Post by Angel » Fri Feb 20, 2015 6:01 pm

Bit worried now. I have been selling and recommending Motobatt for years. Never had a problem except for one that didn't work straight out of the box. All the rest have been great. Having look trough this thread I'm wondering if I've just been incredibly lucky and should stop selling them while I'm ahead. As I say, no problems of any kind so far.

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Re: Yuasa Motobatt or Powerline

Post by Simon_100 » Fri Feb 20, 2015 6:10 pm

Well you are a more representative 'sample' than us lot, so maybe a +1 for Motobatt after all :whistle:

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Re: Yuasa Motobatt or Powerline

Post by AndyB » Fri Feb 20, 2015 8:10 pm

I put a Motobatt in my Tenere and it seemed to crank the bike over faster but the first time it went completely flat (my fault) it refused to take a charge no matter what I tried and in the end I binned it. Three months old :(

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Re: Yuasa Motobatt or Powerline

Post by Rust » Fri Feb 20, 2015 8:26 pm

Had a Motobatt lose a cell after just a couple of months (took care of it too, always on an optimate when left for more thaan a few days)
To be fair they replaced it and the new one is doing ok after about 6 months, I'll stick to Yuasa next time, never had a Yuasa go bad.

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Re: Yuasa Motobatt or Powerline

Post by Cleo » Fri Feb 20, 2015 8:37 pm

I'll stick to yuasa

But right now i think a battery's the least of my problems (see other post)

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