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  1. Thread: remote start

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    I put one on my yukon years ago and really liked...

    I put one on my yukon years ago and really liked it. I got a one button Viper system, which was easy for a quad to use. I would start the car before using the lift. It would also allow me to press...
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    Cadamson, did your battery hold charge after your...

    Cadamson, did your battery hold charge after your charged it.
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    I don't think CR ever switched over to lithium. ...

    I don't think CR ever switched over to lithium. A lot of rumors that they updated their battery design and would no longer fit the older iglide but I am not sure of that either.
    I think one of...
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    Also small spark when connecting the simple...

    Also small spark when connecting the simple charger is a good sign and means current is flowing. No small spark means no current which is what happened to my battery that could not be revived. ...
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    1 and 3 is correct. 3 goes straight to the...

    1 and 3 is correct. 3 goes straight to the battery and bypasses the circuit board inside. There is no power in the battery to power the circuit board to tell the charger to start charging. By...
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    If this battery is still good you can revive it...

    If this battery is still good you can revive it fairly easily. Take a 12v charger and put charge to pins 1 and 3 for about a minute. I used a car battery charger and but a nail in the clamps and...
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    I have a Corbac and like it.

    I have a Corbac and like it.
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    TREA18 talked me out of my battery so I sold it...

    TREA18 talked me out of my battery so I sold it to him shortly after I built it. I just built myself another one but decided the box I used before was a little small and made things difficult. I...
  9. Thread: heated vest

    by maddog
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    I have a good bit of experience with heated...

    I have a good bit of experience with heated jackets, I wear one every day. I wrote an earlier post about my 12v milwaukee jacket found here....
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    You could get a football girdle, might be hard to...

    You could get a football girdle, might be hard to put on and make cathing difficult.
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    I am going to keep my Tailwind, probably switch...

    I am going to keep my Tailwind, probably switch over to it this winter. There is a broken one for sale on ebay that has a good frame, might be too big. I think he is asking too much for what he has...
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    Do those black tires mark up your house floor? ...

    Do those black tires mark up your house floor? My tailwind wheelchair came with black tires and they are horrible about leaving black streaks everywhere I go.
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    Ok thanks. I guess removing everything from the...

    Ok thanks. I guess removing everything from the inside of the battery is the only option.
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    Did you originally hook your lithium battery to...

    Did you originally hook your lithium battery to the wires that originally went to the nimh cells, running the lithium power through the circuit board? Did this not work? I am thinking that running...
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    The chair is one of the most reliable things I...

    The chair is one of the most reliable things I have ever bought. There is so much junk out there that does not last but these things just keep going. I went through insurance to get a Tailwind in...
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    The Tailwind batteries are 8.4ah vs iglide 5.6ah...

    The Tailwind batteries are 8.4ah vs iglide 5.6ah battery. In the past I have rebuilt those batteries with 10ah nimh cells and they worked ok at best. I think you lose reliability and longevity with...
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    One other thing that may make this simpler would...

    One other thing that may make this simpler would be to get Battery Space to spot wield the battery and wires to 24v before they ship.
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    I don't know if the tailwind battery was ever...

    I don't know if the tailwind battery was ever changed but mine was one of the first tailwinds made in 2014 and the battery is the same as iglide. They may have made changes later.
    I just built...
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    Final product. 10ah lifepo4 bluetooth battery....

    Final product.
    10ah lifepo4 bluetooth battery.
    weighs 6.75lbs vs 7.5lbs original tailwind battery.
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    Next stuff everything in the box. The cells sit...

    Next stuff everything in the box. The cells sit toward the back by the handle. The bms sits in front of the cells sitting on that notch that was cut out of the plug, the green area in the picture...
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    Then we glued and bolted the old battery box top...

    Then we glued and bolted the old battery box top to the new box to look like this. We also drilled a round hole to mount the charge wire. This hole needs to be exact because there is very little...
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    Next solder the cells together with all the bms...

    Next solder the cells together with all the bms wires along with the heavier + and - wires on the ends. They are all connected in series. I covered the tabs with liquid electrical tape.
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    Then I took the box and ground of the small round...

    Then I took the box and ground of the small round areas in the bottom. I also removed one of the middle post that holds the lid down. This will leave you with 5 screws to hold the lid. You have to...
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    I built a battery and took some pictures during...

    I built a battery and took some pictures during the process, although it looks like I did not take as many pictures as I thought. The battery turned out well but was not easy to build.
    List of...
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    Watts = volts x amps 12.45A x 25.5v = 318 watts

    Watts = volts x amps
    12.45A x 25.5v = 318 watts
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