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What Car Jump Starter Would You Recommend?

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What Car Jump Starter Would You Recommend?

Post by Oka » Sat Jan 11, 2020 12:37 pm

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Have had this for a long time now and would like to get another one. This unit is really heavy.
What do you have or what would you recommend?
Just found this link.
https://www.carbibles.com/best-jump-starters-reviewed/
Thanks
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Re: What Car Jump Starter Would You Recommend?

Post by drmegadan » Wed Jan 15, 2020 1:24 pm

Pick up a reputable brand lithium ion jumper pack. They're lighter, just as powerful, and easier to use. Yes; they really work.

Just make sure its a name brand. You might get lucky with some Chinese junk, or it might literally be a bomb.

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Re: What Car Jump Starter Would You Recommend?

Post by crlande » Wed Jan 15, 2020 2:16 pm

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07F8MJW8W/ref=dp_cerb_3
Capacitor type. Used several times on commercial delivery trucks and my car. Most batteries have a little life left in them giving this thing a super burst of a jolt to fire up the vehicles. Should last twenty some years and no need to keep it charged or worry about it exploding in your trunk.
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Re: What Car Jump Starter Would You Recommend?

Post by oragex » Wed Jan 15, 2020 3:29 pm

Oh, Alaska. I recommend also having the key in POS II before connecting the charger.

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