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Re: [EVDL] EV Digest, Vol 3, Issue 6

http://www.spectrowireandcable.com/products/mega_lugs_6-2_gauge.php

They have holes drilled, but Spectro wire and Cable
has mega lugs in up to 1 ga with #10 holes, 0ga and up
come in 1/4" hole sizes. I just finished up using some
of these to remake battery cables for a GEM car I
resurrected and they are quite a beefy lug, nice tin
plating as well. I have a bag full of 2/0 size mega
lugs for my Saturn when I get around to finishing it's
re-conversion up.

You might call them and see if they would make you
some without holes drilled if 1/4" holes won't work,
but I would be concerned with this because if you
drilled you'd have exposed copper so you'd kind of
have to get unplated undrilled lugs, drill the holes
as desired then have them plated before crimping them
on and using them.

I've held some BB600's in my hands before and I know
what your concern is with the contact area, but I
would imagine the 1/4" would be about what you need.

Later,
Rick
92 Saturn SC Conversion
AZ Alt Fuel Plates "ZEROGAS"

>Message: 8
>Date: Tue, 2 Oct 2007 12:47:18 -0400
>From: "dave cover" <[email protected]>
>Subject: [EVDL] Undrilled lugs
>To: "Electric Vehicle Discussion List"
<<[email protected]>
<Message-ID:
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>Does anyone know of a source of lugs that have not
>already been
> drilled? I
>have 2/0 cables running from my pack in the back to
my >controller in
> front.
>The pack is BB600s with the small bolts holding the
>cable onto a 1/2"
>diameter contact pad. Most lugs for 2/0 cables
usually >have a hole for
>a 5/16" bolt or larger. I lose a lot of contact area
>between the lug
> and the
>battery pad with this size hole. I'd really like to
>drill my own, but
>haven't found a source yet.
>
>Thanks
>
>Dave Cover
>

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