Jump Leads?

Discussion in 'Tech/Mech General' started by Yorick, Mar 31, 2014.

  1. Yorick

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    I have a couple of sets, but are a bit crappy and won't jump the Transit when some numpty leaves fridge on :cry:

    Last time I had to hook both sets up after about 15 mins hooked up to my car.


    So, I'd like a decent set and recommendations.

    I don't understand leccy so what amp rating would I need for 2.3l Transit diesel?

    Cheers
     
  2. Dawn B

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    Got some good ones BUT I'M NOT SHARING INFO :BigGrin:
     
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  3. Wildbill

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    best ones I ever had are made out of welding cabal and heavy duty clips the heaver the beater
    get welders earth clamps x4 x4 meters of welding cabal they will last you a life time :thumb:
     
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  4. Dawn B

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    They'd go round his neck nicely :BigGrin:
     
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  5. Yorick

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    And easily fit in your gob :Wink:
     
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  6. Dawn B

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    Play nicely you two :Wink:
     
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  8. Dawn B

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    Why ?
     
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    Truthfully what Bill is suggesting would be the best.....they can take up to 180+ amps.....and a starter can draw something near that at times...

    Get some and we can test them by wiring up Dawn to them....if she burns (doubtful) they will be good....:thumb::thumb:

    BTW this is Larby borrowing Derek's laptop....honest injun
     
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  10. Dawn B

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    That's a BIT MEAN :cry:
     
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    i used to have a set of hand made 6m long cables....lent them to somebody and they never came back. you can tell quality cables usually by the weight as thick copper cables are heavy

    go with 25mm2 cables or thicker and you wont get a voltage drop and will allow full current to flow into flat battery

    think i will make myself a set up for the van. mind you, these look ok
    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/JUMP-LEAD...7139?pt=UK_Recovery_Tools&hash=item417e99dd63
     
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    That's what you get for not playing nicely :Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    What?...The bit about Larby.....Oh guess you're right....:Blush: sorry Larby:cry:
     
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  14. Dawn B

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    PIGS
     
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    This could be the solution ........
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    You don't know then !!!

    Hey Yorick and Acting Strange, have you not seen the thread where Dawn asks "is anyone on my side"
    This is YOUR chance to say, I have :Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    Sh!t stirrer
     
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    Oh, ducking stools are just so last year........ Scold's bridle is the way to go........

    Be careful lads....... these things work both ways when in the right (wrong) hands - remember that the fairer sex can multitask :Wink:
     
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    You both sound like an old married couple.......war of the roses comes to mind.:lovewait:
     
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