Battery Terminal Cleaning Tools

The red tool looks cheaper, but it actually works much better than ...
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Posted: 6/17/11
Battery Terminal Cleaning Tools The red tool looks cheaper, but it actually works much better than ...
These are the absolute crappiest terminals on the market, and they're becoming the most-popular.  Th...
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Posted: 12/26/09
These are the absolute crappiest terminals on the market, and they're becoming the most-popular. Th...
Q: "Why do I have battery problems?"
A: Why wouldn't you?

Any ONE of these can cause slow...
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Posted: 3/12/16
Q: "Why do I have battery problems?" A: Why wouldn't you? Any ONE of these can cause slow...
Before hammering the terminal down onto the battery post, remove its bolt (especially if it's very d...
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Posted: 5/20/15
Before hammering the terminal down onto the battery post, remove its bolt (especially if it's very d...
For whatever reasons (corrosion, overtightening, poorly-attached accessories...), automotive battery...
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Posted: 4/17/09
For whatever reasons (corrosion, overtightening, poorly-attached accessories...), automotive battery...
Fortunately, the lead terminal didn't melt into the lead battery post, and the battery wire is virtu...
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Posted: 4/17/09
Fortunately, the lead terminal didn't melt into the lead battery post, and the battery wire is virtu...
This terminal appears to be in fair condition for its age, but I'm replacing the other anyway, so th...
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Posted: 2/21/11
This terminal appears to be in fair condition for its age, but I'm replacing the other anyway, so th...
This shows how little of the wire is actually in contact with the lead terminal, and how much room t...
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Posted: 2/21/11
This shows how little of the wire is actually in contact with the lead terminal, and how much room t...
This terminal is about to fail for a variety of reasons, and that exposed wire isn't doing great.

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Posted: 2/21/11
This terminal is about to fail for a variety of reasons, and that exposed wire isn't doing great. [...
Internally, it's even more corroded than the negative terminal shown before.

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Posted: 2/21/11
Internally, it's even more corroded than the negative terminal shown before. [url=https://www.super...
As bad as this looks, it CAN be cleaned & repaired without losing much of the cables' length.  The w...
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Posted: 2/21/11
As bad as this looks, it CAN be cleaned & repaired without losing much of the cables' length. The w...
After cutting off the damaged terminal & stripping the cable slightly less than the depth of the rep...
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Posted: 4/17/09
After cutting off the damaged terminal & stripping the cable slightly less than the depth of the rep...
The strands are now shiny clean, and the cable has been pre-bent the way it will need to be after th...
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Posted: 4/17/09
The strands are now shiny clean, and the cable has been pre-bent the way it will need to be after th...
The cable (along with any other wires to be attached) has been set in position in the new terminal, ...
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Posted: 4/17/09
The cable (along with any other wires to be attached) has been set in position in the new terminal, ...
The essence of soldering is:
1) clean surfaces
2) all parts heated above the melting point of the so...
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Posted: 4/17/09
The essence of soldering is: 1) clean surfaces 2) all parts heated above the melting point of the so...
Note that the solder totally fills the socket, and the heat was maintained long enough for some sold...
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Posted: 4/17/09
Note that the solder totally fills the socket, and the heat was maintained long enough for some sold...
The cooled & wire-brushed terminal is now installed on the cleaned battery post, making a connection...
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Posted: 4/17/09
The cooled & wire-brushed terminal is now installed on the cleaned battery post, making a connection...
This '94 truck required 2 new terminals.  Note that the amplifier's fuse wire was soldered into the ...
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Posted: 4/17/09
This '94 truck required 2 new terminals. Note that the amplifier's fuse wire was soldered into the ...
Late-Model OE-style Battery Terminals ~$10ea @ NAPA

The "lead-free" description is mislea...
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Posted: 4/28/09
Late-Model OE-style Battery Terminals ~$10ea @ NAPA The "lead-free" description is mislea...
Battery Brands

Choose wisely.  A few extra dollars up front can be a lot cheaper in the long run.  ...
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Posted: 7/19/20
Battery Brands Choose wisely. A few extra dollars up front can be a lot cheaper in the long run. ...
This one of the reasons why some batteries cost more: their cases are molded better around the lead ...
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Posted: 1/16/18
This one of the reasons why some batteries cost more: their cases are molded better around the lead ...
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