I drained/filled my stock battery 3 times before it finally quit functioning properly. Got the sealed one from Battery's Plus that is an exact size replacement and wondered why I didn't do it from day one. I now consider the battery swap to be the first mod anyone should do. It's cheap enough and a far better battery. Especially if your bike experiences frequent naps while offroading like mine used to do it's first year. I also think a lot of water was evaporated during really hot weather.
There is another option available that adds more amps, but has to be turned sideways and some retrofitting is needed to make it work. Not my choice, but many do it.
My 08 KLR (bought in Oct '08) works with stock battery until yesterday it just hadn't any more power to crank start the bike. So far I had twice refill the water level and found like any others, the stock battery just runs dry quickly. Time to get maintenence free battery. Ride Far Ride Safe
Anyone have a brand and model number of a sealed battery that fits like the stock without modifications. I cant mail order because the shipping to Ak is outragious so brand and model number in hand at the local dealers helps.
i have 08 KLR and im having problems with the battery i've filled it with battery acid and it just make this funny sound a buzzing noice and i can for nothing figure it does any one know what the problem is
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