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Old 02-24-2006, 10:19 PM   #1
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Default wondering about batteries.

i have 6 cell packs with the batteries in a formation such as this:

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and i always see them in a formation such as this:

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what is the difference? and if i were to switch mine... i have the stuff to do it with ...do i need to discharge my batts ALL the way or can i not even do it because i dont think solder sticks if theres voltage running
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Most high end cars only accept side by side ( |||||| ) packs as they sit lower in the chassis. Also most stick packs (===) are not comprised of matched cells. Whether to change or not really depends on what car they are for, if you're racing or bashing, and what you expect to gain. If you decide to do it, discharge the pack down to 5.4 volts and use a HOT iron so as not to damage the cells by exposing them to extreme heat (which happens when you leave the iron on the cell end too long when using a sub par iron). When rebuilding be sure to use a deans jig or the like to ensure the cells are properly alligned and to make it easy on yourself. If the packs you have fit I would leave them the way they are and just set aside some $$ to upgrade to a few decent used matched side by side packs rather than fuss with all that rebuilding. thats me and my 2 though.

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so basically cuz im not racing just forget it? im bored theres no more mods i can do with my car my soldering is downstairs screaming to be plugged in, i can hear him.
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If you're looking for something to do go throuigh your car and clean all the bearings. : )
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with... i got so much cleaning stuff its unbleievable. like paint remover, denatured alcohol, wd40, silicon spray stuff i think it is... idk i got tons of stuff. and then i have two types of oil, thicker or runnier? and how exactly would i clean them?
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I would explain it but its been explained so much before so much better than I could. You ought to do a search for bearing cleaning. The search tool works wonders!!
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i forgot about him, i thought he died... thanks
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i like the packs that go like this

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i like the packs that go like this

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I think the left nip is larger than the right - ??? and the right "mam" is larger than the left ???
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i forgot about him, i thought he died... thanks

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mr search button... i thought he died
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