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  1. Replacing 12v acid battery with lithium pack

    Modifications and Technical Discussions
    I have made a battery pack using 4.2v lithium cells from old laptops in a 3x7 cell arrangement (multiply voltage by 3 and multiply capacity by 7). I have a dead 12v acid battery in my Honda Insight 2010 and I want to replace it with my homemade lithium battery pack, however, a straight...
  2. Lithiated Insight

    Honda Insight Forum 1st-Gen Discussion
    So I had a little discussion with my boss today, just theorizing, about how we could make a battery pack for an Insight (I work for a large battery company). 3.6v max cell voltage, 2.5v or so min cell voltage, LiFePO4. A 51 series, 1 parallel configuration would give us 183.6v-ish max...
  3. Battery replacement

    Honda Insight Forum 1st-Gen Discussion
    It appears that I need a new IMA battery. What options do I have, in the San Francisco Bay area or possibly near Los Angeles, and how expensive are they?
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