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Offline Daffyd

2015 r1200 LC Battery code
« on: May 13, 2019, 10:26:28 am »
Hi Gents and Gentesses

Could someone confirm if a YTX 14-BS is the correct battery7 code, ive seen a few different codes around and unsure of which one is right
 

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Re: 2015 r1200 LC Battery code
« Reply #1 on: May 13, 2019, 12:59:44 pm »
Yip, that is the correct one.  Early models had the YTX12-BS but would recommend that you stick to the 14-BS
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Re: 2015 r1200 LC Battery code
« Reply #2 on: May 13, 2019, 01:28:03 pm »
Also, the aftermarket batteries are about 3cm or so higher than the BMW original battery. You'll need to take out the polystyrene piece below the BMW battery in order to fit in the new battery.
 

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Re: 2015 r1200 LC Battery code
« Reply #3 on: May 13, 2019, 02:22:28 pm »
Also, the aftermarket batteries are about 3cm or so higher than the BMW original battery. You'll need to take out the polystyrene piece below the BMW battery in order to fit in the new battery.

That polystyrene piece was fitted to the bikes with the 12Ah batteries.
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Re: 2015 r1200 LC Battery code
« Reply #4 on: May 13, 2019, 02:24:41 pm »
Also, the aftermarket batteries are about 3cm or so higher than the BMW original battery. You'll need to take out the polystyrene piece below the BMW battery in order to fit in the new battery.

That polystyrene piece was fitted to the bikes with the 12Ah batteries.
So when you say early models had the 12Ah battery, how early are you talking about? My 2015 GS/A had the polystyrene.
 

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Re: 2015 r1200 LC Battery code
« Reply #5 on: May 13, 2019, 02:41:55 pm »
Also, the aftermarket batteries are about 3cm or so higher than the BMW original battery. You'll need to take out the polystyrene piece below the BMW battery in order to fit in the new battery.

That polystyrene piece was fitted to the bikes with the 12Ah batteries.
So when you say early models had the 12Ah battery, how early are you talking about? My 2015 GS/A had the polystyrene.

'13,'14 and '15 I think.  Had a 2016 in the other day with full height battery in.
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Re: 2015 r1200 LC Battery code
« Reply #6 on: May 13, 2019, 02:48:59 pm »
Also, the aftermarket batteries are about 3cm or so higher than the BMW original battery. You'll need to take out the polystyrene piece below the BMW battery in order to fit in the new battery.

That polystyrene piece was fitted to the bikes with the 12Ah batteries.
So when you say early models had the 12Ah battery, how early are you talking about? My 2015 GS/A had the polystyrene.

'13,'14 and '15 I think.  Had a 2016 in the other day with full height battery in.
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Offline Daffyd

Re: 2015 r1200 LC Battery code
« Reply #7 on: May 16, 2019, 01:52:28 pm »
Thanks fpr your help, as you said i just had to remove the polystyrene bottom. :thumleft: