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Ignition & Electrical / Tech / Tech Articles

Beating the Dead Battery Blues: How to Choose the Best Jumper Cables (Or Just Make Your Own)

A set of jumper or booster cables is something few of us ever think about. Unless of course, you discover a dead or weak battery and you need a boost. […]

Ignition & Electrical / Tech Projects

Charge! How to Build a Remote Battery Charger Terminal Bracket

A few years ago, I had a drag car that needed a place to mount a set of battery charger terminals (lugs). Because of where I wanted to mount the […]

Electric Vehicles

What is a Tesla Supercharger?

Any conversation about electric vehicles is bound to include Tesla. The United States-based auto manufacturer is notable not only for the electric vehicles it produces, but also for the innovations […]

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Videos & Galleries

Video: Anatomy of a Vehicle Battery

To most of us, the concept of a battery is nothing new—we know batteries are the way to store electrical (DC) energy for future use. But while the concept is […]

Ignition & Electrical / Q&A

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Why Do I Keep Killing Alternators?

I did a LS2 swap in my ‘54 Belair. The engine came from an ‘05 GTO. It has a modest stereo system operating on a 10-amp fuse. It has a 16-inch […]

Tech / Tech Articles

Quick Tech: Why is My Car Battery Not Holding a Charge?

It’s one of the most-searched automotive questions on the internet. It’s also one of the most-common reader questions we get here at OnAllCylinders. “Why won’t my battery hold a charge?” […]

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Q&A / Tech

Mailbag: Properly Installing Battery Disconnect Switches

Q: My new battery disconnect switch has two large terminals, and two smaller terminals. How should I hook it up? A: The large terminals should be connected (in series) to positive battery […]

Q&A / Tech

Mailbag: Tracking Down Potential Charging System Issues

You’ve got questions. We’ve got the answers—the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we’re troubleshooting a weak charging system. J.W. Dix Hills, NY Q: I own a 1969 Ford Bronco […]

Ignition & Electrical / Tech / Tech Articles

Battery Maintenance Tips

Editor’s Note: This guest post is courtesy of the Car Care Council, which is dedicated to educating vehicle owners about the benefits of regular vehicle maintenance through its “Be Car Care Aware” program. […]