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    replacing stock battery terminals

    ive never changed stock battery terminals is it safe to just cut them after i disconnect the battery or is there something i should be aware of? sorry if this seems like a dumb ? just not very sure if they hold a charge at all.




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    Re: replacing stock battery terminals

    I dont follow clarify please



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    Re: replacing stock battery terminals

    i disconnect them from the battery and cut the ends off. replace with your aftermarket terminals and you car will go boom, like so




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    Re: replacing stock battery terminals

    um so your saying cut the terminals off? you unscrew the terminals...




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    Re: replacing stock battery terminals

    Quote Originally Posted by 95saturn View Post
    um so your saying cut the terminals off? you unscrew the terminals...
    mine dont unscrew they are like crimped so i would have to cut them to put my after markets on.. i just wanted to make sure the pos dont hold a chrage or something basically. doin my big 3 got off work early




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    Re: replacing stock battery terminals

    a picture would help



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    Re: replacing stock battery terminals

    Disconnect from the battery and cut them off. There is no residual "charge" being held.

    The poor guy is simply asking if, once the battery is disconnected (unbolt the stock terminals), can he immediately cut the stock (crimped on) terminals off.

    The answer is yes. Cut them and continue with your big-3.

    Good luck.




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    Re: replacing stock battery terminals

    disconnect then but brotha. you wont get shocked or nothing. you'll be fine




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    Re: replacing stock battery terminals

    Why would you think battery terminals are capable of holding a charge?




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    Re: replacing stock battery terminals

    the wire i was thinkin if the whole chargin system itself held one.. i got them cut and new terminals on and 2/3 wires connected and it started raining so i finished getting 3rd wire ready with terminals on my porch soon as its done raining big 3= done with new nice battery terminals

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    Quote Originally Posted by bubbagumper6 View Post
    Why would you think battery terminals are capable of holding a charge?
    its electric ive seen guys on commercial construction sites have things hold a charge and take a zap so it was just a safety question.




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    Re: replacing stock battery terminals

    And if you had a capacitor installed, there WOULD be a charge there. Enough to let you know there was something not right. LOL




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    Re: replacing stock battery terminals

    yeah i dont have one but it was just a question i figured id ask before i found out hard way of burning some electric up or more importantly..hurting myself lol




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