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Old 03-12-2019, 11:10 AM   #21
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Default Re: New to Model A and Starter Question

That negative battery cable is to small.


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Old 03-13-2019, 09:53 AM   #22
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Default Re: New to Model A and Starter Question

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That negative battery cable is to small.


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Ditto,

Cables should be at least #1, preferably 1/0 (one ought) or 2/0. During cranking of a cold engine starter draw can reach around 300 amps, so you need good cables to ensure good starter performance.
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