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Picking the battery to complete my drivetrain. Help me check my work

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I have currently bought:
Nissan Leaf Gen 2 Motor / Inverter
Zombieverter VCU
Tesla PCS and Control Board (10kw Ac charging and dc-dc converter)

Now I am to pick the most expensive part, and I am quite afraid to do so.
I have seen a good deal on a Tesla Model 3 Standard Range battery pack.
It was taken out of a car with only 5,500 miles on it and the price is $4,850.00 + $500 shipping.
I would plan to combine it with an Orion BMS.

Problem is, I don't understand how much capacity it has or how many volts it is, as it is intended to be a replacement for another Tesla.
If I look up the specs of that car, I should expect 50 Kwh with a nominal of 350v but if the cells are 5.2kwh, then It contains 9.5 cells??

Would this be a bad buy? I just would like a second opinion before I make a $5000 mistake.

The battery pack in question

Thank you very much for your time.
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The battery pack includes bms, charger and dc-dc converter along with contactors and pre-charge system. You need a separate controller to operate the systems. Ingenext sells one. The battery should be 54 or 55 kWh with around 3000 cells. The challenge to use these packs is due to the size of the pack. There are 4 modules in the pack and they are quite long.
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The price on this pack is good, however, you may want to buy from someone who can supply you with the cables, charger ecu and coolant lines and all connectors. The coolant connectors are proprietary and last time I looked, quite hard to come by.
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