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Old 8th October 2007, 22:53   #1
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Need to buy on an urgent basis jump start cables of good heavy duty quality in Bangalore. Any suggestions where I might get them?
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Old 8th October 2007, 22:57   #2
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I simply had mine made by a battery charging mechanic, in Bombay where I live. They can make it in half a day.
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AFAIK the gauge of the wiring is important. Will the local mechanic know what to use?
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Old 9th October 2007, 10:02   #4
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Whereabouts in Bangalore do you live?

I bought Heavy Duty Finolex Cables, Crocodile clips from a shop in Rajajinagar and made it myself.

Best would be to try S.P Road or BVK Iyengar Road.
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Reviving this old thread again to find out where to buy good quality jumper cables in Bangalore.

Also can anybody post how to jump start a car using these cables.
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Also can anybody post how to jump start a car using these cables.
Park both the cars parallely, connect the jumpstart cables of both batteries ensuring that positive terminal is connected to the positive terminal of the other battery and vice versa for the negetive terminal, very important ! Start the car in which the battery is in good condition and from which you want to jumpstart the other car and keep it running before you get into the stalled car and crank up the starter ! Voila, job should be done !

I bought mine in a shop just off JC Road but that was way back in 1995, maybe other fellow TBhpians can help you out here !

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Old 30th May 2009, 09:53   #7
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I think Hot Tracks have a set
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Old 30th May 2009, 10:52   #8
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you will find plenty in siddiah road near urvashi theatre.
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Old 30th May 2009, 12:35   #9
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Thanks for the reply guys. Will go and look for them in those areas.
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get into the stalled car and crank up the starter ! Voila, job should be done !
Immediately after starting the stalled car disconnect the circuit. Perhaps ask a friend to hold the cable by hand and he should do the job of disconnection for you. It should be as immediately following the start as possible.
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Old 3rd June 2009, 21:44   #11
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Looks like this thread started just at the right time. Last week, the person who cleans my cars did not close my Matiz door properly and I did not notice. The same evening, I left out of town and when I came back, the battery is dead. I guess, I need to keep a pair of jump start cables with me.
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This is very important.

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Attach the cables in the following order:

Attach one end of one cable to the dead battery's positive terminal.

Attach the other end of the same cable to the positive terminal of the battery in the starting vehicle.

Attach one end of the other cable to the negative terminal of the battery in the starting vehicle.

Attach the other end of that cable to the engine block of the car with the dead battery. Look for unpainted metal surfaces and be sure it will clear anything moving when the car starts. Do not attach the negative cable to the dead battery itself.
DIY: Jump-Start a Car

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I bought the cables and the clips separately today from JC Road.

How should I connect the wires to the clips now ? Insulation tape or soldering ?
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Soldering - the end of the clips also have a clamp where the wires need to be first clipped on and then soldered, will definitely post some pics of them here tomorrow
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@sdp1975, how much did the cable cost you? what gauge and what length you bought?

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