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post #1 of 3 Old 06-06-2012, 08:40 AM Thread Starter
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Charging system

I bought two new running lights. They are 55watts each. The 919 is stock. Will the charge system handle this ok? My one year old battery when dead, I had to buy another one. I know that there is no short anywhere. Is it these lights?

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post #2 of 3 Old 06-06-2012, 08:50 AM
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I believe the charging system info is in the helpful topics area.

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post #3 of 3 Old 06-06-2012, 03:35 PM
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The stock charging system supplies 380 watts. Stock high beam is 60 W, brake and turn signals are all around 20-15 W. Other lights are small (under 10 W). Worst case scenario, with high beam, brake, turn signal, misc. small lights, and two 55 W running lights, you should be around 250 W - the stock charging system should be able to handle this. You should get a multimeter and check your charging voltage, charging cut-off voltage, and current draw (the last one with the bike turned off) to make sure your charging system works and you don't have any shorts to ground.

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