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post #1 of 8 Old Mar 16th, 2009, 8:55 pm Thread Starter
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Scorpian Battery

I need to replace my battery and I see some cheap alternatives to the BMW battery. Anyone have any experience with this Scorpion battery for $71?

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post #2 of 8 Old Mar 16th, 2009, 9:31 pm
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No experience with it.. let us know how you like it!
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Re: Scorpian Battery

Many of us feel that the best battery choice has been either the Odyssey or Westco AGM batteries. Since this one is also AGM, give it a try. In the past Odyssey PC680 has been the most popular, but their price has gone up considerably and are now more expensive than this one.

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My original BMW battery was starting to self discharge so I went ahead and bought one of these. I'm in Ohio and ordered the battery Monday morning and it was delivered by my mail carrier Wednesday at noon!! It looks like a good unit and it fit right in with no modifications required. It arrived fully charged and ready to go. It's made in china but what isn't these days? I obviously won't know for a while how well it will hold up but it survived its journey from the West coast and seems fine for now. I'll post any problems that might come up.

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post #5 of 8 Old May 1st, 2009, 12:34 pm
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I picked one up as well. Like the heavy terminals on it. The covers have to be removed, but no big deal, they just pop right off. Fits great and the bike starts like a deal even on the 32 degree mornings in WI. Connected up the leads for my new Battery Tender so I can easily connect that up this winter.

Had it for about a month now and it is nice to know the bike is going to start immediately...now to get my final drive fixed Started leaking and grinding today. Getting it towed to the local dealer.
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Re: Scorpian Battery

Reviving and older post here, but wondering how the folks here are doing with their Scorpion Battery?

I am thinking of replacing the battery in my 2005 and looking for first hand experience with this brand.

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Looks pretty good at that price. 230CCA aint shabby. Let us know how it holds up, (if we are all here in a few years : )

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Saw there were some folks looking for an update. I have been running this battery for 4 years. It is time for a new one but find that acceptable. I started using a Battery Tender on it in the winter months. I don't run that 100% of the time but flip it on for a day ever few weeks. Just ordered up a replacement because we are up to about 32 degrees in the morning here in WI so to me it is motorcycling weather!
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