DIY Lithium Battery - What could go wrong??

  • Published on Oct 10, 2018
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Comments • 6 147

  • FrankMeansTruth
    FrankMeansTruth 12 hours ago

    @9:02 I thought that iggy izalea music thing was in my head until I went back. Very cheeky.

  • Aryan
    Aryan 2 days ago

    When i saw powerrrr i heard Jeremy clarkson say it

  • Eric Baker
    Eric Baker 3 days ago

    He was so close to a huge shock like multiple times :D

  • Soaringnemesis
    Soaringnemesis 4 days ago

    Linus decides to touch live and neutral terminals at the same time.

    Person next to him: *YOU FORGOT THE GROUND*

  • GamerTheVincent
    GamerTheVincent 4 days ago +2

    The car could’ve went faster but..

    *Linus dropped it before starting the video*

  • Scott Murray-Anderson

    Hospital is not free in Canada

  • Jeremy Lindemann
    Jeremy Lindemann 5 days ago

    Linus is like Tim Allen crossed with MacGyver. Come to think of it, he looks like he could by MacGyvers son.

  • Michael Sears
    Michael Sears 6 days ago

    electromagnetic charging, and some solar possibly wind. could be many ways.

  • Michael Sears
    Michael Sears 6 days ago

    samsung 18650? could watch some rip trippers to learn more! (insert laughing emoji). or watch the colony. the engineer guy goes nuts in there. genius

  • Joni Paananen
    Joni Paananen 7 days ago

    Ok, I'm late to the game...BUT REMOVE YOUR WEDDING BAND WHEN WORKING WITH BATTERIES! Short a lipo on that, and you just turned your wedding band into a toasting device that will stick to your burnt remains of the finger

  • edstar83
    edstar83 7 days ago

    "DIY Lithium Battery - What could go wrong??"

  • Stephen Cech
    Stephen Cech 8 days ago

    Put rubber trims on the wheels, you will go slightly faster ;) So much wheelspin on the vid it was hard to watch, all that energy that could be shooting you across the yard just going to waste and noise

  • Ethan
    Ethan 9 days ago

    12:13 :)

  • icejack S
    icejack S 9 days ago

    man you should not do sponsor ads when doing crazy stuns, makes things worse

  • Loek Heijmans
    Loek Heijmans 9 days ago

    Linus is a mechanic now

  • nope
    nope 10 days ago

    That bad weido crimping tool..... BURN IT WITH FIRE!

  • GaryChap
    GaryChap 11 days ago +1

    And with that, Linus entered the burgeoning self-driving car market.

  • Fsilone
    Fsilone 13 days ago +1

    "I'm going to Disneyland in..."
    **checks watch**
    "Three days..."

  • slowpoke thesloth
    slowpoke thesloth 15 days ago

    cool vid... but stick to your day job lol

    JFCOAREZA 16 days ago

    An electric hot-rod. Roadkill guys must be proud for Linus.

  • World Of Games
    World Of Games 19 days ago

    well surely its not

  • World Of Games
    World Of Games 19 days ago

    its not the best way to get admitted in a hospital

  • Frank HEUSER
    Frank HEUSER 24 days ago

    Are you planing on putting Tesla out of business ? LOL

  • miss misanthropist
    miss misanthropist 27 days ago

    imagine commuting to work on one of these

  • Invincible Mew
    Invincible Mew Month ago

    Diy=Millions of views
    Don't trust me?? huh!
    Ask 5 minute craft.

  • ZenX100
    ZenX100 Month ago +1

    How much?

  • Nibedita Das
    Nibedita Das Month ago +1

    Elon Musk has left the chat.........................................!!!!!!!!!

  • TheExegetic
    TheExegetic Month ago

    You could probably learn a thing or two from Colin Furze

  • Ola Söderlind
    Ola Söderlind Month ago

    do more of them an have a race ( in controled inverment ) and you should equip each car whit extinguisher classed for electrical even you cant stop a lithium battery from burning .

  • Thomas Herfen
    Thomas Herfen Month ago

    Wanted to redo this work but the Link for the Batterykit is down

  • 6star
    6star Month ago

    Wish he was playing with 240v ac, that would have been fun to watch

    • Pat Callahan
      Pat Callahan Month ago

      Naw, she ain't a lady unless she's 480! Now THAT would get his "Oh S#!%" attention-span calibrated.

  • Brady Nicholas
    Brady Nicholas Month ago

    I love that he kept his ring in while wiring. Smart move 10/10 would recommend

  • B A
    B A Month ago

    I wonder what those guys in the background were thinking then

  • Aidan Hawkins
    Aidan Hawkins Month ago

    What could *possibly* go wrong?

  • BLU3.20N.10
    BLU3.20N.10 Month ago


  • dougmurray42
    dougmurray42 Month ago

    You have officially made me laugh. A well deserved thumbs up. :-)

  • snekjuice
    snekjuice Month ago

    People who vape find this video extremely unsettling

  • World Theory
    World Theory Month ago +3

    When I was little, my dad did something similar to one of these things, the day I got it. I used it for a few seconds after the modification, and smelled burnt plastic insulation. The wires caught fire.
    I was so disappointed…

  • World Theory
    World Theory Month ago +1

    8:15 You guys need a few variac transformers in the shop for situations like these… They'll come in handy in a pinch, with all the weird electronics you tinker with. Just remember to find a specialized transformer/adapter when you have time after the project, so you can free up your variac for other future projects.

  • Max Miles
    Max Miles Month ago +1

    GO BIG OR GO HOME, I think they should up the home made batteries and convert a go kart to electric power :) lol

  • Redstone Engineers
    Redstone Engineers Month ago +1

    It is over clocking your car.

  • wlogan0204
    wlogan0204 Month ago

    you should sell all of your old used pc parts and tech on ebay

  • Charles Mcgehee
    Charles Mcgehee Month ago

    What could go wrong? You could lose the sight out of both of your eyes. Maybe even blow off some fingers. At very least you could burn yourself badly. The level of denial that lithium ion batteries are very dangerous is massive. Now go ahead and make a bunch of nasty comments. I am only trying to look out for you guys man. PLEASE remove this? Kid are going to get hurt.

  • PublicWorld
    PublicWorld Month ago +1

    Every time when Linus touch battery both side by hands I feel someone will die.

  • Cameron 98
    Cameron 98 Month ago

    Next on LTT linus makes a vape

  • Pabs
    Pabs Month ago


  • Cheng Zhang
    Cheng Zhang Month ago

    11:40 one of the best editing

  • Potato Squad85
    Potato Squad85 Month ago

    LOL!! lost wheel xD

  • David J Hoyda
    David J Hoyda Month ago

    How does no one have a benchtop power supply in the office? They spent so long searching for that charger.

  • Emin Nart
    Emin Nart Month ago

    12:13 almost died in car accident

  • John Maksym
    John Maksym Month ago

    I fee sorry for Yvonne, she has has to deal with a crew of toddlers.

  • Ms. Ameyla Horrors
    Ms. Ameyla Horrors Month ago

    Imagine changing the wheels on this thing and putting a 32 volt battery in o.o Easier yet, but those rubber strips made for putting gravel in your garden, and putting those on there with bolts and even just epoxy.

  • Phil Morton
    Phil Morton Month ago +2

    Linus is a big kid at heart lol love how he made the toy jeep go really fast but forgot to add a breaking system. He can Tokyo drift in that thing too, I'm impressed lol

  • Ethan Ramsay
    Ethan Ramsay Month ago

    My grandfather used to have a 3 speed manual one with an electric shift stick so it felt like you were in a real manual this would of been great

  • iKingRPG
    iKingRPG Month ago

    Next over volt your car

  • Matt Nuthak
    Matt Nuthak Month ago

    I punctured a lithium battery in my vape mod by simply re-tightening an exterior screw. It immediately burst into a 3 foot lithium ion flame that narrowly avoided my eyes xD. Safety first!

    • iKingRPG
      iKingRPG Month ago +1

      That's why you don't vape

  • usquanigo
    usquanigo Month ago +1

    I see you got the new Telsa model (at the start, walked in carrying it)/

    • usquanigo
      usquanigo Month ago

      It's all the same shit man. A wheel chair with a windshield. Adult power-wheels.

    • iKingRPG
      iKingRPG Month ago

      He has a Chevy volt 2017

  • Jared Quick
    Jared Quick Month ago

    though pretty expensive if you already have them could you just use a power tool battery?

  • dash8brj
    dash8brj Month ago

    Don't take your power wheels upgrade battery to the airport :P

  • Austemagne
    Austemagne Month ago


  • Steve V
    Steve V Month ago

    "Electrical tape." Yes, "electrical tape" would be the correct answer.

  • Sam Brzozowski
    Sam Brzozowski Month ago

    13:36 uhaul got the message that linus was about to die and since hes the owner of the company theyd need uhaul to move his stuff since the business would shut down

  • Anwor Hamdi
    Anwor Hamdi Month ago

    Damn, don't you get tired of this!?!?

  • Michail Kornilov
    Michail Kornilov Month ago

    Going to disney land in *looks at the watch* in three day

    You needed a watch for that

  • Kostas Taouktsis
    Kostas Taouktsis Month ago

    Looks like csgo irl

  • flexairz
    flexairz Month ago

    Next time, get an EE to do this.. geez.

  • Vasily
    Vasily Month ago

    I actually like this type of content. Love seeing these things getting a boost

  • djn15
    djn15 Month ago +1

    I was waiting for the positive and negative wire touch each other ha ha all good I've done it too

  • Jon Ragnarsson
    Jon Ragnarsson Month ago

    Fun, but no Colin Furze

  • Carbide Games
    Carbide Games Month ago

    Yo William Osman Check this out

  • Ian Newbold
    Ian Newbold Month ago

    you need more "What could go wrong??"

  • Family Capehart
    Family Capehart Month ago

    I miss The Red Green Show.

  • Ortak Bizkurt
    Ortak Bizkurt Month ago

    9:10 what is the name of this music?

    ZAMUSAMU Month ago

    Mean while at ltt 13:50

  • Slushie Puppie
    Slushie Puppie Month ago

    I'm still waiting for the day he sends 100s of Amps thru his body... He keeps bridging those terminals with his hands! It makes me cringe so hard...

    • flexairz
      flexairz Month ago

      Wont happen.. the resistance of a human body is too high.

  • Trevetrev Balboa
    Trevetrev Balboa Month ago +16

    12:16 falls, dosent care about the pain
    Nah dude
    Hows my phone
    MFW I'M A REAL Techie!

  • Ben W
    Ben W Month ago

    does anyone know that desk mat that he has? would love to get one similar

  • Yosi Pramana
    Yosi Pramana Month ago

    thats sony cells

  • qtrax100
    qtrax100 Month ago

    I`m so doing this with my e-bike

  • owo kibo
    owo kibo Month ago

    Did linus just overclock a kiddie car?

  • Nicholas Labadie
    Nicholas Labadie Month ago

    You should try useing super capacitors

  • John Abrahamsen
    John Abrahamsen Month ago

    Could use a step up converter too :)

  • Jeremy Vest
    Jeremy Vest Month ago

    maybe if you wore mens pants, your phone wouldn't stick out of them

  • Terry Robinson
    Terry Robinson Month ago +1

    he is building himself a welder. he just isnt very good at it XD

  • Trey Bernard
    Trey Bernard Month ago

    To think this man gets paid to do these things

  • lil doggo
    lil doggo Month ago

    elon musk you better watch out

  • FluffyFighter667
    FluffyFighter667 Month ago

    "we could be electrocuted or worse the battery could explode" I feel like electrocution outweighs the battery being blown up

  • hector mendoza
    hector mendoza Month ago

    linus stop killing you kids toys

  • Oben Devin
    Oben Devin Month ago

    The baby cry like sound in the background music gave me a headache..

  • Clorox Bleach on Fire
    Clorox Bleach on Fire 2 months ago

    *mr beast has joined the chat*

  • ted strange
    ted strange 2 months ago

    Now you have to do a colab with electroboom

  • Brian Zai
    Brian Zai 2 months ago

    watching this feels like someone assembling/disassembling a bomb lol

  • slik T.
    slik T. 2 months ago

    wrap the tires in something rubber. electrical tape? do it! lol

  • slik T.
    slik T. 2 months ago

    you're so fancy, linus.

  • gigi gigiotto
    gigi gigiotto 2 months ago

    missleading title. This is better: DIY Liyhium Battery Pack

  • PHO3NIX 1337
    PHO3NIX 1337 2 months ago

    Linus: builds a Battery
    The Verge: am i a joke to you ?

  • Moeez Malik
    Moeez Malik 2 months ago

    Nice. Now DIY a Tesla Power Wall equivalent.

  • Danson Saldanha
    Danson Saldanha 2 months ago

    When linus tech tips became ElectroBOOM channel.

  • MorenajeRD
    MorenajeRD 2 months ago

    se puede ver como se salio el tornillo en 12:10 jajaja