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  1. Battery

    Thunder Stroke 111 Guides & How-To's
    I just replaced the stock battery (3 1/2 yrs old) with the Wicked battery. I got it from Amazon for just under $100 delivered. They claim 500 CCA, it cranked the bike right up with no problem and it is a direct fit for our stock batteries. Time will tell how this one lasts but I am happy with it...
  2. 500 CCA battery?

    Indian Motorcycle Tech Q & A
    I've seen in a few threads folks mentioned putting a 500 CCA battery in their bikes, but searching goole for 2016 Indian Chieftain battery brings up nothing but 270 to 310 CCA batteries. Anyone have a source for a 500 CCA battery they can share? I'd like to get as many cranking amps as I can...
  3. Dead Battery or Starter or...?

    Indian Scout
    Greetings, I have read through all the posts and have tried a few suggestions to no avail. Some background: I bought the bike, previous owner mentioned the battery died fast but kept it on a tender and started fine. I have kept it on a tender since I bought it but only rode twice since Feb...
  4. Battery - 2 years and out

    Thunder Stroke 111 Guides & How-To's
    My battery struggled to start the Chief yesterday, as a bit cool outside but still summer down here in NZ. It threw a "chkeng" code in the process. Tested the battery, it's almost shot. 2 years old, 7000kms. They don't make 'em like they used to...FYI...battery type (2014 Classic) is 20HL-BS
  5. Dead Battery x3 '15 Chieftain

    Indian Motorcycle Tech Q & A
    Hi All! Bike: 2015 Chieftain 4,800 miles Extras worth noting: Added heated grips, seat, trunk, Garmin GPS (none of which work when the bike is turned off). Keyfob: Kept in the house away from the bike I've been off the bike for 5 months recovering from reconstructive foot/ankle surgery...
  6. Gilroy Scout Battery Issues

    Indian Motorcycle Tech Q & A
    Looking for some answers or idea's. My daughter's 2003 Scout Deluxe starts right up, but if you shut it off after riding the battery is dead. I've put a multi-meter on the battery after I started it and you can see the charge slowly go down. Any idea's???
  7. Tin Your Cables

    Indian Scout
    When fooling with the battery, couple weeks back, I noticed the ground terminals were crimped on the ends of a thin-stranded cable, like so: You can see the strands either side are not crimped down. Nor are the strands in the center all in direct contact with the terminal. Cold weather prolly...
  8. New Chieftain voltage shutdown while riding!!

    Indian Chieftain
    OK, so my ride only has 480 miles on it and it has worked perfectly until this afternoon when I got on it and within 2 miles, my voltage went to under 11 volts and the "low voltage" indicator came on, then 1 mile later, my driving lights and radio were shut down by the computer, then another...