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Old 05-08-2005, 12:26 PM   #991
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Hey, i'm intersted in buying some fusion batteries off their site. When they send you your batteries, do you know what numbers you get prior to when recieving them?
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When you order off the site, you will see the range in which the packs are. The Team packs are 1.170-1.174, the Factory Team packs are 1.175-1.180 and lately there have been a plethora of Worlds packs, which are 1.180+.

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thanks, but i was also looking to find the i.r. and maybe runtime.
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IR isn't on the site, but runtime is. I forgot that, sorry. You won't be disappointed in any of the numbers; Fusion packs rip, and I don't say that just because I am a team driver.
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Old 05-08-2005, 04:07 PM   #995
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Well my main concern is punch so IR is what i'm looking for. I know fukayama batteries have very low IR. But i like Fusion's service and how they deliver pre-built, and also because they are well known matcher. so Brian what kind of IR's do most 1.175+ have?
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Most of the 1.175 batteries will have an IR of around 15-16. I have seen lower IR's on a friend's Fukuyama packs, but the Fusions are never lacking in rip. Remember, numbers from matcher to matcher are never totally comparable. Try them and you'll see for yourself. I guarantee you won't be disappointed.
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Also remember that when you build packs your self you risk damaging the cells performance from over heating them, Fusion packs are never damaged during assembly. So even if the IR on your buddies pack says it's lower, it may have been damaged during assembly and not have the performance of those numbers.
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Default Hard Wiring vs. Deans plugs

What can i expect if i directly solder my esc to my batteries? I'm wondering becuase i want to know if soldering my esc to my batteries all the time is worth it? Righ now i'm using deans plugs. Also would i have to change wire gauge on my lrp sport esc when hard wiring?
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What can i expect if i directly solder my esc to my batteries? I'm wondering becuase i want to know if soldering my esc to my batteries all the time is worth it? Righ now i'm using deans plugs. Also would i have to change wire gauge on my lrp sport esc when hard wiring?
You shouldn't have to change the wire guage it should be fine . But as for using deans . thats ok . I solder direct and have no problems .. if you never tried it , it will take a bit of time to get used to . meaning being ready for your heats and not rushing on soldering your wires and having bad solder connections ... I think it is worth it altho deans more of a convience , especially if running more than one car with the same batt's ... but you can always convert your other cars too ....

give it a try and see if its benifical to you ......
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thanks, do you see any battery performance difference
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thanks, do you see any battery performance difference
well there is less resistance when wiring direct , so there should be some difference . maybe small but its there ...
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Shouldn't it be pretty simple to test a lenght of cable, then test some Dean's with a simple multi meter? I would be very suprised if there is any on-track noticeable difference.
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Generally it shouldn't be super noticeable. But there are more solder joints for electricity to pass through, so that means more resistance. There is a reason Pro drivers hardwire their packs to the battery bars.

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Generally it shouldn't be super noticeable. But there are more solder joints for electricity to pass through, so that means more resistance. There is a reason Pro drivers hardwire their packs to the battery bars.

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From what I understand solder isn't always as efficient as some think. Solder has a fair amount of resistance in it, but I guess it depends on the solder. I know Fusion uses a really high quality solder for making their battery packs that has less resistance. Someone should correct me if I'm wrong though lol.

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