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Old 03-24-2015, 04:14 PM   #1
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Electrical connections

I didn't find any help looking for old posts on the topic-I have an '02 Winne and noticed that in the battery storage area it's age is apparent in the electrical connections/wires that are in there.Obviously this area is exposed to the elements somewhat and I am wondering the best way to clean and protect these elements.Dielectric grease would seem to collect dirt.Should I clean and then apply "liquid tape" to exposed wire connections? Anything that you have done to prolong the life of these elements and prevent problems would be appreciated

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Dirt wont hurt, corrosion will

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Old 03-24-2015, 04:37 PM   #3
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Di-electric grease isn't bad, like RICHARD said, just messy, other options, after you get it cleaned are heat shrink tubing, the adhesive kind makes a better seal and or red varnish paint or battery terminal protector
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I cleaned mine and spray painted with cheap paint no problems for 4 yrs
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Old 03-24-2015, 05:32 PM   #6
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clean and then coat every piece of metal on the terminals with liquid tape.

When I say clean I mean really clean. Unbolt the connectors and use a wire brush on them and the battery to shine up the lead. Use a battery cleaner and neutralizing spray for the wire to terminal junction.

Then when you have cleaned and brushed the batteries teeth till their braces sparkle like the $12K you invested in them (ahem sorry I digress), buy these...


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