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Old 07-16-2006, 08:56 PM   #16
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put the cells in your car the way you want it.....then run a thin amout of glue between them....leave for an hour then come back and do the other side..leave it for an hour....come back and solder em up..they will fit perfect and flush.....

thats how i do em
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Old 07-17-2006, 04:03 AM   #17
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Originally Posted by Ernie P.
Why not make your packs fit properly? Just lay the batteries in the battery tray; put on a dab of Shoe Goo; let it dry; flip the batteries over and finishing glueing them together; and *then* put the battery bars on. That way, the battery pack will fit your battery tray perfectly. Thanks; Ernie P.
yep this is what i do.. i have 5 battery trays from oval cars.. i shoe gooe the packs then sit them on the trays.. after they are dry i add the bars. I have two rubber blocks i use to hold the pack .. works better to me thn a jig.. With the new larger cells, they not only fit diff on a chassis, but they seem to tight in the jigs.. they never seem to sit flat..
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If you use the old battery jigs with the new 3800's and 4200's, the fit is so tight, you wind up skinning the insulation (cell wrapper) off the cells. Not a good idea with a battery that sits next to a conductor like graphite. You're better off to skip the jig and save the insulation. Thanks; Ernie P.
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Old 07-17-2006, 08:20 AM   #19
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Or you can carefully use a dremel to make room for the larger cells.
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Old 07-17-2006, 09:56 AM   #20
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Originally Posted by KWHIS
Or you can have someone build them for you that has all the right equipment. Expect or offer to pay them for their work, like Nutfluff did....

Seriously consider Slingshot Batteries for your cells people. Customer service and quality is 2nd to none.
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Taken care of...thanks.
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