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Shorai LFX18A1-BS12 Battery Review

Shorai LFX18A1-BS12Shorai LFX18A1-BS12 is an extreme rate Lithium Iron powersports battery which is Ultra-light in nature, with only one fifth the weight of lead-acid batteries on average.

This ultra light battery is a 270 CCA, 18 Ah, 12 Volt “A” polarity, Case Type 1 battery. It offers safety and reliability and has no explosive gases that may cause harm during the charge. It features a faster cranking for a better start. It is best known for its super fast recharge rate and is perfect choice as harley replacement battery.

The physical dimensions of this battery are:

  • Length = 5.83 inches
  • Width = 2.6  inches
  • Height =  4.13 inches
  • Weight = 2.29 pounds

Shorai LFX18A1-BS12 Features

  1. AGM technology: This technology’s key is to provide the highly porous micro-fiber separators (Patented Solid Lead Female Threaded Terminals). They absorb, trap the acid completely. So, this battery is battery spill and leak proof.
  1. Maintenance free: The battery eliminates the low water levels and needs no activation or filling. This battery has a good cranking power that withstands the damaging effects of severe vibrations and can be revived easily too.
  1. Stainless Steel Bolts: These bolts are resistant to corrosion, lasts longer. It can endure very high and low temperatures as well as the high corrosive environment. Needs low maintenance and are easier to clean up. 
  1. 3 years replacement warranty: It offers the 3 years free replacement warranty. What is there to fear about buying it? You can always contact the seller within the 3 years in case replacement is needed.
  1. Good cranking power: The battery has good power to crank, so that it can handle any medium level compression engine (270 CCA). You can just buy and ride it freely with confidence.

Pros

  • Safe, no explosive gases during charge.
  • Faster cranking for better start.
  • Super-fast recharge rate
  • Easy to install.
  • Easy to clean up the bolts with foam.

Cons

  • Very expensive. This battery doesn’t need much investment.
  • You need to be careful while buying a suitable charger.

Shorai LFX18A1-BS12 FAQ’s

  1. Will this fit on ktm 530 excr 2008?

    Actually, no! The dimensions of the batteries vary for machine to machine. We recommend you to check the compatible dimensions of your motor and then go for a suitable battery. 
    As per the manufacturer, the replacement battery for your KTM is the LFX14L2-BS12.

  2. How many cold cranking amps does this battery have?

    The battery has a good power of 270 cold cranking amps to crank, so that it can handle any medium compression engine. You can just buy and ride it freely with confidence, if it is compatible with your bike’s engine.

  3. What are the physical dimensions of the battery?

    The physical dimensions of this battery are:
    Length = 5.83 inches
    Width = 2.6  inches
    Height =  4.13 inches
    Weight = 2.29 pounds

  4. Are there bolts included for the battery?

    Yes! The hardware is pre-installed with good bolts and special nuts of rich quality. Foaming under the nuts when you find more than one terminal, helps the bolt to get started in the nut.

  5. What kind of chargers work with this battery?

    Any kind of standard 12V supportive charger will work on this battery. We suggest the one with a float mode, so that you could eliminate the risk of overcharging your battery with 2amp or under amperage setting.

Final Words

Overall, this is a good battery with the limited features. But this battery isn’t worth the complete money you put on it, as we say it is over expensive. Still, If you want to give it a try, you can go for it for some cool features, as we mentioned in this article.

Shorai LFX18A1-BS12 Battery

Shorai LFX18A1-BS12 is an extreme rate Lithium Iron powersports battery which is Ultra-light in nature, with only one fifth the weight of lead-acid batteries on average.

Product Brand: Shorai

Editor's Rating:
4.4

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