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post #1 of 3 Old 04-05-2011, 01:25 PM Thread Starter
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Battery cable thicker gauge

Has anyone replaced their battery cables or upgrade to a thicker gauge? back when I had my mid 90s Ducati monster I replaced that bike's battery cable to a 4GA and it helped out a lot interms of quicker ignition and the bike just seemed "happier" with the additional current.

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post #2 of 3 Old 04-05-2011, 01:30 PM
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On the 919?

No need as far as I can see. Cranks fine and fires up immediately.

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post #3 of 3 Old 04-05-2011, 07:23 PM
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no need. Besides, how much less resistance are you gonna get up sizing? not by much. not to mention the length of the wire isnt much,(more wire = more resistance and larger wire =less resistance) and im sure its a bunch of work. Maybe your old bike had damaged wires, so replacing it with new wire, larger wire and possibly a shorter route helped. If your 919 has a tough time starting maybe think about getting a new battery.

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