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Offline opa1

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Tube removal
« on: March 30, 2018, 12:14:30 PM »
I have a Jr. Fuel car that had a mini battery just for the electronics. I'm needing to use a larger battery for self starting.There is a tube crossing the battery box. The tube was a add on by someone. You can see where the paint was removed to weld it in. Do you think the tube is needed? Can I remove it so a larger battery will fit?

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Re: Tube removal
« Reply #1 on: March 30, 2018, 01:56:43 PM »
Not sure why it was added--maybe some lateral stiffening of the chassis  but I can't see that it would cause major problems if you removed it.

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Re: Tube removal
« Reply #2 on: March 30, 2018, 06:45:13 PM »
Agree on tube removal. Check Braile battry out small and stout cranking amp.Oh yea half the weight on nomal car sized battery.
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Re: Tube removal
« Reply #3 on: March 31, 2018, 08:48:05 AM »
Thanks, Those Braille batteries might fit without cutting the tube out. I'll have to do some measuring.

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Re: Tube removal
« Reply #4 on: April 01, 2018, 06:42:07 AM »
I run the small Braille in my car . part no B2317 weighs 17lbs