Originally Posted by Just Dan
The battery does not need charging. Just tip the acid into the battery.
Yes I discovered this when I put it on the charger and it wasn't flat. I've never had to fill a battery before, so I had no idea.
Fortunately my Ace arrived relatively unscathed. The chrome sleeve on the right shock has a few small dents in it. I can't see how this would have happened in transit, and suspect it was dented from the start. I don't care though as the shocks will be replaced.
Good to hear that it doesn't take much to get the Ace moving a bit quicker. I have followed your lead and purchased some parts from OORacing. Did you happen to ride it before and after installing the CDI? I'm curious to know what sort of difference it makes.