Old 01-21-08, 06:02 PM
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Bikes: 1990 Marin Pine Mountain

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Originally Posted by karma View Post

there is no heatzinc past on the bar the mossfets are screwed to and the heat willnot transfer to the case. easy fix take the side screws out slide the board out add heat zinc compound slap it back together. it will prolong the life of your investment.[/SIZE]


Thanks for that - I'm having a look at it today. I have also made a battery carrier from two reusable shopping bags and suspended the 3 sla from the cross bar with velcro straps - it has made a big difference to the handling and feel (especially when walking it about) at a total cost of $2. The bags even have 'Green and environmentally friendly' stamped on them so I can feel holier than thou

edit: checked - mine and had zinc paste on the heat sink and proper support posts ~ sounds like yours was made on a Friday afternoon

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