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Re: Oooh More Controversy

Post by Mickly » Fri Dec 13, 2019 9:00 pm

Also I’m struggling to find replacement terminals to fit the connector blocks, any ideas?
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Re: Oooh More Controversy

Post by Stu » Fri Dec 13, 2019 9:02 pm

Mickly wrote:
Fri Dec 13, 2019 9:00 pm
Also I’m struggling to find replacement terminals to fit the connector blocks, any ideas?
try here

https://kojaycat.co.uk/epages/950000457 ... 300_200607
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Re: Oooh More Controversy

Post by JRH » Fri Dec 13, 2019 9:26 pm

Mickly wrote:
Fri Dec 13, 2019 8:58 pm
I do wonder why OE is crimped not soldered
Cost? Reliability? Longevity?
Hmmm ...
All of the above, but mainly cost/time.
The cable can be cut, stripped and crimped in auto machines
Wiring looms are then made up on a jig.

Soldering takes more time and not so easy on a cable loom production.
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Re: Oooh More Controversy

Post by Mickly » Mon Dec 16, 2019 2:01 pm

Stu wrote:
Fri Dec 13, 2019 9:02 pm
Mickly wrote:
Fri Dec 13, 2019 9:00 pm
Also I’m struggling to find replacement terminals to fit the connector blocks, any ideas?
try here

https://kojaycat.co.uk/epages/950000457 ... 300_200607
Hi Stu,

Thanks for the link to the electrical connectors, after a bit of rooting around I found exactly what I needed👍👍
Although I have to buy the blocks as well so needn’t have faffed around unpicking them and sticking a small screwdriver into my hand - every day’s a school day !
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Re: Oooh More Controversy

Post by Mr Fro » Mon Dec 16, 2019 3:35 pm

Oi, @Stu, do you know where I can get the old style optimate connectors at a reasonable price too?

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Re: Oooh More Controversy

Post by Stu » Mon Dec 16, 2019 4:39 pm

Mr Fro wrote:
Mon Dec 16, 2019 3:35 pm
Oi, @Stu, do you know where I can get the old style optimate connectors at a reasonable price too?
Yes

Ebay.... Tamiya connectors I believe
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Re: Oooh More Controversy

Post by Fleck » Mon Dec 16, 2019 4:52 pm

Mr Fro wrote:
Mon Dec 16, 2019 3:35 pm
Oi, @Stu, do you know where I can get the old style optimate connectors at a reasonable price too?
I just used to put "optimate connectors" in ebay search :thumb:
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Re: Oooh More Controversy

Post by Mr Fro » Mon Dec 16, 2019 5:23 pm

Fleck wrote:
Mon Dec 16, 2019 4:52 pm
Mr Fro wrote:
Mon Dec 16, 2019 3:35 pm
Oi, @Stu, do you know where I can get the old style optimate connectors at a reasonable price too?
I just used to put "optimate connectors" in ebay search :thumb:
At £3 a go? You've got to be joking!

Knowing what they are gets them for 69p.

Cheers @Stu. :thumb:

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Re: Oooh More Controversy

Post by Grumpy Old Git » Mon Dec 16, 2019 6:01 pm

Use Bluetooth - You don't need to connect the wires then! :notworking:
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Re: Oooh More Controversy

Post by Stu » Mon Dec 16, 2019 7:17 pm

Mr Fro wrote:
Mon Dec 16, 2019 5:23 pm
Fleck wrote:
Mon Dec 16, 2019 4:52 pm
Mr Fro wrote:
Mon Dec 16, 2019 3:35 pm
Oi, @Stu, do you know where I can get the old style optimate connectors at a reasonable price too?
I just used to put "optimate connectors" in ebay search :thumb:
At £3 a go? You've got to be joking!

Knowing what they are gets them for 69p.

Cheers @Stu. :thumb:
Last time I bought some I paid about £3 for 10 8-)
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Re: Oooh More Controversy

Post by Mr Fro » Mon Dec 16, 2019 7:56 pm

Stu wrote:
Mon Dec 16, 2019 7:17 pm
Last time I bought some I paid about £3 for 10 8-)
That was the kind of money I was thinking!

Usually RS are good for that sort of stuff but I'll be buggered if I can find them!

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