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Hey Guys,
Have been looking around for the past few hours online for recommendations on a replacement LiPo battery for my 2017AT
My original battery is just about stuffed now.

Being in Switzerland I have to also check for what is available to order online here (importing can end up pushing the price up a fair bit)

I am down to 2 choices, both from Bosch

LTX9-BS 3 Ah
LTX10S-BS 4 Ah

Physical size of these 2 is right and as you may imagine, the 4Ah is more than the 3Ah?
My main question is the 3Ah enough for the AT? Or should I shell out the extra for the 4Ah?
 

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Hmm, only 4 AH capacity? The OEM is, what? 10 or 11 AH capacity? I wonder if the 2017 AT has higher run-time load requirements - but nothing major comes to mind.

If I were shopping, I would lean towards the extra capacity.

Ensure the battery provides similar start-up "cold cranking" current ability. I think the original battery is on the order of 225 CCA, or thereabout.
 

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Yeah, this discrepancy also caught my attention.
 

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Is there a specific reason you want to change to Li? (I assume you don't have a Li-battery in your AT now)
Although I'm impressed with the performance of this technology in general, I'm a bit sceptical of retrofitting these batts in motor bikes.

In my experience, a bike batt lasts quite a long time as long as you treat it right. Keep it healthy by connecting a good maintenance (trickle) charger when you don't ride for like >1 or 2 weeks. Never allow it to drain completely.

But if you're an early adopter or you just want the Li-batt "because you can", then go for it! 😄
As @DoubleThumper mentioned above, CCA is important here.

Post some pics please if you ever take the AT to the Gotthard pass... Even with the car it's fun to drive there.

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My 2017 AT factory battery just went **** up. I ordered a replacement Yuasa YTZ14s on Amazon for $144.99US. Not a Li, it should provide another 4+ years of service.
 

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Hey Guys,
Have been looking around for the past few hours online for recommendations on a replacement LiPo battery for my 2017AT
My original battery is just about stuffed now.

Being in Switzerland I have to also check for what is available to order online here (importing can end up pushing the price up a fair bit)

I am down to 2 choices, both from Bosch

LTX9-BS 3 Ah
LTX10S-BS 4 Ah

Physical size of these 2 is right and as you may imagine, the 4Ah is more than the 3Ah?
My main question is the 3Ah enough for the AT? Or should I shell out the extra for the 4Ah?
Last I heard Switzerland still gets snow from time to time. You might want to take the approach I use in Canada. Pick the battery with the largest capacity that will still fit in the battery box. It might not be a large difference in capacity but every little bit helps on cold starts in either country.
 
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