DIY Lithium Battery - What could go wrong??

  • Published on Oct 10, 2018
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Comments • 6 083

  • Distinguished Hacker
    Distinguished Hacker 9 hours ago +1


  • Jakery
    Jakery Day ago

    I'm at about 6:00 and realizing you guys have done parallel instead of series even though I don't do electrical shit and now I'm just scared for your safety once you actually switch to series.

  • DumbleDank1337
    DumbleDank1337 2 days ago

    that's a nifty battery welder you built there :P

  • Top Fortnite52
    Top Fortnite52 2 days ago

    Lol he gets electricuted way too many times

  • Eric Witte
    Eric Witte 2 days ago

    Lol I'm doing this with 32650 but not going crazy with voltage. Mostly a capacity bump. SLA dies so fast with heavy load.

  • Dr. Zoidberg
    Dr. Zoidberg 2 days ago

    how am i just seeing this

  • blue Ice
    blue Ice 3 days ago

    No spot welding, no soldering, pretty modular, I like... Up until the bms, still very nice

  • maybe arka maybe not

    y u copy electroboom

  • G. Oog Le
    G. Oog Le 6 days ago

    that mat on the table seems mice

  • Pate Jate
    Pate Jate 7 days ago

    10:35 ElectroBOOM mode activated

  • Michael Black
    Michael Black 7 days ago

    Electrocution ? hahaha can't be serious ,from
    Battery ? You don't know what you talking about ,DC voltech no way

  • Nikunj bittu
    Nikunj bittu 9 days ago


  • As the Drone flys TM

    Put a Tesla battery in it

  • Arnab Ghosh
    Arnab Ghosh 11 days ago

    How to be an idiot

  • wesley lim
    wesley lim 14 days ago

    You see me rollin!!!

  • Ryan Codrai
    Ryan Codrai 14 days ago

    What watch do you have??

  • Houssein K
    Houssein K 15 days ago

    Im pretty sure in a parallel universe this is the last LTT video

  • MildGonolini
    MildGonolini 16 days ago

    Wear rubber gloves you bellend

  • Threetree583059
    Threetree583059 17 days ago

    Linus strikes against the contacts linus says "stop that" even though it his fault

  • Fury Nick
    Fury Nick 18 days ago

    Linus you are great with the computers. But you are cob job Joe with other fun projects. We can't help but like you.

  • Christian Eade
    Christian Eade 19 days ago

    battery connector look like 8881 on 6:55

    GTB GAMING 19 days ago

    Totally formula e

  • Edward wall
    Edward wall 19 days ago

    Call 911 Linus has gotten into a wreck 12:26

  • Porké Chop
    Porké Chop 20 days ago +1

    Just noticed this was uploaded on my birthday

  • Derek Smith
    Derek Smith 20 days ago

    the only place you can see a short out birn out and blow out all with kids toys

  • RH W
    RH W 21 day ago

    I appreciated the first thing first joke

  • Pistons Piston
    Pistons Piston 22 days ago

    looks like ur building a bomb

  • briankeith1007
    briankeith1007 23 days ago

    Next time,try Batteries blocs, they are easier to work with with 18650's batteries

  • liliya bossak
    liliya bossak 26 days ago

    Now do 220 volts

  • WalkingIphone
    WalkingIphone 26 days ago

    Imagine his kid in there who is super lite lmao

  • Gillster X
    Gillster X 26 days ago

    10:38 I was waiting for that to happen. lol

  • Richard Graham
    Richard Graham 28 days ago

    The "engineer" (on his mother's side) Wanker Luke again, how does this retard manage to get a job? He is so dynamic for a plank of wood. Such a skilled engineer, charging a 20Volt battery with 29Volts, absolutely brilliant!

  • Matt Dlutek
    Matt Dlutek Month ago

    Linus, what do your neighbours think of you guys and all your antics? I think a video with them talking about what shananagines you and LTT get up to that they see, should be in order!

  • Clown Whisper
    Clown Whisper Month ago

    Electrocute yourself with 18650 batteries? Yeah I don't think I'd worry about that!....

  • jcat187
    jcat187 Month ago

    Nice wire strippers.

  • Qardo
    Qardo Month ago

    When you crash. First thing you worry about is your phone.

  • James Kneser
    James Kneser Month ago +1

    10:15 “Don’t want to make enemy’s with the Verge”, nice foresight!

  • Furry Gamer
    Furry Gamer Month ago

    he has plyers from the dollar store lol

  • Russ G
    Russ G Month ago

    "The Bomb has been Planted" #counterstrike #FTW

  • Techno Boy
    Techno Boy Month ago

    I cringed the whole time

  • eLJaybud
    eLJaybud Month ago

    Because nothing says fun like a battery fire. 🔋🔥😂

  • Roadkill
    Roadkill Month ago

    What is the annoying "squek"noise in the background...? -.-

  • Wretched Slippage
    Wretched Slippage Month ago +1

    ITs my two favorite youtube channels in one.. The Hoonigans and Linus Tech Tips. RAD

  • Jason Snell
    Jason Snell Month ago

    I didn't read all the comments, but when my daughter (however briefly) was driving on of these things, i cut up old bicycle tires, flatten them out, wrapped them around and screwed them into the back wheels for better traction... and better traction it was. it still slid in a turn cause i didn't put them on the fronts, but it worked like a charm!

  • Atoool K
    Atoool K Month ago

    What's the verge?

  • Atoool K
    Atoool K Month ago


  • Janczyk
    Janczyk Month ago

    How 24V DC could electrocute you?

  • nextFauzindo
    nextFauzindo Month ago

    12:10 the left aft of the wheels have the bolt released

  • RGC2005
    RGC2005 Month ago

    Rich rebuilds had an old pack in a Disney car burn down. It would have take the whole shop had the mechanic not pushed it outside.

  • BigEnderTroll Zockt

    more of that pleas

  • Royden Sodetani
    Royden Sodetani Month ago

    I got a lost and a founder

  • Cronos Black
    Cronos Black Month ago

    Linus Drift Tips

  • 2010stoof
    2010stoof Month ago

    Under the sticker will say either Samsung or LG if it's one of those.

  • i m
    i m Month ago +3

    I could imagine myself driving that through my 15min-walking-distance road to school, feelin like bad ass, just pulling over in front

  • neon cz
    neon cz Month ago


  • Marlon Liwanag
    Marlon Liwanag Month ago

    Dont let Toretto see this

  • Alfred PianoMan
    Alfred PianoMan Month ago

    Linus Shock Tips

  • nextFauzindo
    nextFauzindo Month ago

    am I the only guy who laugh so hard when linus test the car?

  • Felipe Soehnlein
    Felipe Soehnlein Month ago +1

    Hello? ElectroBOOM?

  • The Armed Resistance
    The Armed Resistance Month ago +1

    Yvonne is looking at this situation in a way that screams "why did I marry this???"

  • TitanBeats
    TitanBeats Month ago

    vape nationnn

  • Mike
    Mike Month ago +2

    13:50 Deja vu
    I've just been in this place before
    Higher on the street
    And I know it's my time to go
    Calling you and the search is mystery
    Standing on my feet
    It's so hard when I try to be me uoooh!

  • Calvin Liang
    Calvin Liang Month ago

    11:42 excatly what im gonna type in here

  • NateStar 0
    NateStar 0 Month ago

    Managerial control chair

  • The Bell Curve
    The Bell Curve Month ago +1

    We did this to my now 8yr old nephew's plastic riding jeep a few years back. We had to make a few other modifications to handle the new found torque. The plastic gears were not up to the task and had to be rebuilt, and the plastic drive wheels had zero traction on grass/dirt so we glued a wide accessory belt to the wheels, notched side out, as add on tires. The gears have been stripped out again and will need repairing, but my nephew still loves driving it even though he has had it for a few years now. God knows how much longer it will last as its really taken a beating.

  • Freakin Kat
    Freakin Kat Month ago

    No interns where harmed in the making of this episode

  • Freakin Kat
    Freakin Kat Month ago

    Don't let the idiots see you supup a freaking big wheels good Lord I can already picture the accidents that will happen when the perfect amount of stupid tries this!

  • TechManT
    TechManT Month ago


  • Vikram Vaghela
    Vikram Vaghela Month ago

    that beat at 9:00 minutes :P :P made me laugh

  • mremannn
    mremannn Month ago

    imagine this was sponserd by skillshare

  • Turner Simpson
    Turner Simpson Month ago

    Wear rubber gloves

  • Collin Bus Lines Inc.
    Collin Bus Lines Inc. Month ago +1


  • Oliver Carlsson
    Oliver Carlsson Month ago

    DIY Battery in your child's car... yeah....

  • Robert Enfield
    Robert Enfield Month ago

    You are a little kid in a big kids body.....GREAT JOB.........

  • Got memes?
    Got memes? Month ago

    not really a diy battery, they just wired up a bunch of small ones

  • Kasim Ashraf
    Kasim Ashraf Month ago

    when i was a kid i used my feet because electronic fake cars did not exist yet and when they did i was too old for it.

  • Tony Diaz
    Tony Diaz Month ago

    Electrocution with DC? Good luck with that. Best your gonna get is a spark show and some melted stuff if you short it long enough. That is if they don't swell vent and go kaboom first.

  • Abel Garcia
    Abel Garcia Month ago

    thats well, you overclocked the engine of that car 🤣🤣

  • Jackson Flynn Veitch

    Linus car tips

  • Thomas Henden
    Thomas Henden Month ago

    Just wait until he is souping up actual electric cars... :-D

  • Nemesis Zero
    Nemesis Zero Month ago

    I want to see power wheels racing lol

  • Miguel Sanchez
    Miguel Sanchez Month ago

    Step aside *Elon Musk!*
    *Linus* is coming through!!

  • Lupix
    Lupix Month ago

    Can I use a 1000V battery???

  • Bob Ravenscraft
    Bob Ravenscraft 2 months ago

    No bms they suck just buy 1$ alarm. Bms are only good for complicated projects

  • lostaerie
    lostaerie 2 months ago +1

    my grandpa put a car battery in my little electric jeep and added rubber tires, it was fast as fuck

    • lostaerie
      lostaerie 2 months ago

      +Some One it was sweet, you could jump it on dirt hills

    • Some One
      Some One 2 months ago

      Wtf nice

  • Wolfie
    Wolfie 2 months ago

    "first things first" lmao

  • Don Mega
    Don Mega 2 months ago

    Nothing as long u can separate your 1's and 0's. (Pos & neg)

  • sky bro
    sky bro 2 months ago

    Finally I understand the meaning of "what doesn't kill you, simply makes you STRANGER"

  • sky bro
    sky bro 2 months ago +1

    12:15 when nature gives you an L

  • Drayven Maguire
    Drayven Maguire 2 months ago

    Linus whats your phone number

  • CL1CKS
    CL1CKS 2 months ago

    I thumbs up Linus videos I don’t even find entertaining, for the support lol. I like the DiY projects but this was boring to watch lol.

  • joseph gilliand
    joseph gilliand 2 months ago

    Little boys get older, but they never grow up. :)

  • ScumSlots
    ScumSlots 2 months ago


  • Sergeant Cent
    Sergeant Cent 2 months ago

    12:16 that's why you should use dbrands Grip and Prism ;D

  • RoCk ShaDoW-WaLkEr
    RoCk ShaDoW-WaLkEr 2 months ago

    If it wasn't for the fact the Power Wheel is an open top, I would have thought Linus converted his old car to electric....

  • James Brassill
    James Brassill 2 months ago +1

    Watching that wedding ring get close to bare wires was pretty anxity inducing.

  • Aritro Roy
    Aritro Roy 2 months ago

    As an electrical engineer watching this was painful. But seeing linus ride a tiny toy car made it all worth it.

  • Panic The Scholar Knight.

    XD I did this myself! But i used a battery monitoring system to sound an alarm with low voltage and a heads up display instead of a battery manegement system. XD and i charged it using tp4056 micro usb lithium chargers. Haha!

  • Double Stacked
    Double Stacked 2 months ago

    Am I watching Linus tech or hoonigan?

  • Paul Morgan
    Paul Morgan 2 months ago

    That could be a battery pack for a highend gaming laptop.