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Old 05-24-2018, 12:32 PM   #34 (permalink)
oil pan 4
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This pack will have to get weak enough for me to want to replace it then I will consider some kind of major upgrade that involves tearing into the battery.

Until then I may drop the pack and coat it with A•B sprayed foam. But I would probably save that till it gets cold, after I see how it does during the summer. If I insulate it too well it may not want to cool during the summer.
Constant driving and charging like I did yesterday heated it up some.

It may just need an air conditioned garage lol.

Because right now, the plan is to drive the firebird if it's going to be exceptionally hot or cold out and save the battery.
1984 chevy suburban, custom made 6.5L diesel turbocharged with a Garrett T76 and Holset HE351VE, 22:1 compression 13psi of intercooled boost.
1989 firebird mostly stock. Aside from the 6-speed manual trans, corvette gen 5 front brakes, 1LE drive shaft, 4th Gen disc brake fbody rear end.
2011 leaf SL, white, portable 240v CHAdeMO, trailer hitch, new batt as of 2014.

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