DIY Lithium Battery - What could go wrong??

  • Published on Oct 10, 2018
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Comments • 6 136

  • miss misanthropist
    miss misanthropist 12 hours ago

    imagine commuting to work on one of these

  • Invincible Mew
    Invincible Mew 3 days ago

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

  • ZenX100
    ZenX100 5 days ago +1

    How much?

  • Nibedita Das
    Nibedita Das 5 days ago +1

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

  • TheExegetic
    TheExegetic 5 days ago

    You could probably learn a thing or two from Colin Furze

  • Ola Söderlind
    Ola Söderlind 6 days 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 6 days ago

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

  • 6star
    6star 6 days ago

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

    • Pat Callahan
      Pat Callahan 4 days 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 6 days ago

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

  • B A
    B A 6 days ago

    I wonder what those guys in the background were thinking then

  • Aidan Hawkins
    Aidan Hawkins 6 days ago

    What could *possibly* go wrong?

  • BLU3.20N.10
    BLU3.20N.10 7 days ago


  • dougmurray42
    dougmurray42 7 days ago

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

  • snekjuice
    snekjuice 7 days ago

    People who vape find this video extremely unsettling

  • World Theory
    World Theory 7 days ago +2

    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 7 days 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 8 days 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 8 days ago +1

    It is over clocking your car.

  • wlogan0204
    wlogan0204 8 days ago

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

  • Charles Mcgehee
    Charles Mcgehee 9 days 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 9 days ago +1

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

  • Cameron 98
    Cameron 98 10 days ago

    Next on LTT linus makes a vape

  • Pabs
    Pabs 10 days ago


  • Cheng Zhang
    Cheng Zhang 10 days ago

    11:40 one of the best editing

  • Potato Squad85
    Potato Squad85 10 days ago

    LOL!! lost wheel xD

  • David J Hoyda
    David J Hoyda 10 days 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 11 days ago

    12:13 almost died in car accident

  • John Maksym
    John Maksym 11 days ago

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

  • Ms. Ameyla Horrors
    Ms. Ameyla Horrors 12 days 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 12 days 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 12 days 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 14 days ago

    Next over volt your car

  • Matt Nuthak
    Matt Nuthak 14 days 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 14 days ago +1

      That's why you don't vape

  • usquanigo
    usquanigo 14 days ago +1

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

    • usquanigo
      usquanigo 14 days ago

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

    • iKingRPG
      iKingRPG 14 days ago

      He has a Chevy volt 2017

  • Jared Quick
    Jared Quick 16 days ago

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

  • dash8brj
    dash8brj 16 days ago

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

  • Austemagne
    Austemagne 16 days ago


  • Steve V
    Steve V 16 days ago

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

  • Sam Brzozowski
    Sam Brzozowski 17 days 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 17 days ago

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

  • Michail Kornilov
    Michail Kornilov 17 days ago

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

    You needed a watch for that

  • Kostas Taouktsis
    Kostas Taouktsis 17 days ago

    Looks like csgo irl

  • flexairz
    flexairz 18 days ago

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

  • Vasily
    Vasily 18 days ago

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

  • djn15
    djn15 20 days 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 20 days ago

    Fun, but no Colin Furze

  • Carbide Games
    Carbide Games 21 day ago

    Yo William Osman Check this out

  • Ian Newbold
    Ian Newbold 21 day ago

    you need more "What could go wrong??"

  • Family Capehart
    Family Capehart 23 days ago

    I miss The Red Green Show.

  • Ortak Bizkurt
    Ortak Bizkurt 23 days ago

    9:10 what is the name of this music?

    • Ortak Bizkurt
      Ortak Bizkurt 23 days ago +1

      +João Aleixo so funny... now can we get a normal answer?

    • João Aleixo
      João Aleixo 23 days ago

      darude sandstorm

    ZAMUSAMU 24 days ago

    Mean while at ltt 13:50

  • Tyler Moore
    Tyler Moore 25 days 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 18 days ago

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

  • Trevetrev Balboa
    Trevetrev Balboa 25 days ago +8

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

  • Ben W
    Ben W 26 days ago

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

  • Yosi Pramana
    Yosi Pramana 26 days ago

    thats sony cells

  • qtrax100
    qtrax100 26 days ago

    I`m so doing this with my e-bike

  • owo kibo
    owo kibo 26 days ago

    Did linus just overclock a kiddie car?

  • Nicholas Labadie
    Nicholas Labadie 26 days ago

    You should try useing super capacitors

  • John Abrahamsen
    John Abrahamsen 26 days ago

    Could use a step up converter too :)

  • Jeremy Vest
    Jeremy Vest 27 days ago

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

  • Terry Robinson
    Terry Robinson 28 days ago +1

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

  • Trey Bernard
    Trey Bernard 28 days ago

    To think this man gets paid to do these things

  • lil doggo
    lil doggo 29 days ago

    elon musk you better watch out

  • FluffyFighter667
    FluffyFighter667 29 days 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

    *mr beast has joined the chat*

  • ted strange
    ted strange Month ago

    Now you have to do a colab with electroboom

  • Brian Zai
    Brian Zai Month ago

    watching this feels like someone assembling/disassembling a bomb lol

  • slik T.
    slik T. Month ago

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

  • slik T.
    slik T. Month ago

    you're so fancy, linus.

  • gigi gigiotto
    gigi gigiotto Month ago

    missleading title. This is better: DIY Liyhium Battery Pack

  • PHO3NIX 1337
    PHO3NIX 1337 Month ago

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

  • Moeez Malik
    Moeez Malik Month ago

    Nice. Now DIY a Tesla Power Wall equivalent.

  • Danson Saldanha
    Danson Saldanha Month ago

    When linus tech tips became ElectroBOOM channel.

  • MorenajeRD
    MorenajeRD Month ago

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

  • Vatsal Parmar
    Vatsal Parmar Month ago +1

    Well I use duct tape to tape the cells together and aluminum foil and tape to connect the cells together. BAM it's "REAL" DIY XD

  • Daniel Teunissen
    Daniel Teunissen Month ago

    Plasti dip the wheels

  • Tim Everhart
    Tim Everhart Month ago

    couldn't help but laugh at the shock.

  • Galaxy Eyes Photon Dragon

    I always wanted one of those plastic cars but I never got one


    its he is like "fun with the flags"

  • Bob Ross
    Bob Ross Month ago

    A Weapon to Surpass Metal Gear

  • Harry Potter
    Harry Potter Month ago

    Will we see Linus at Power Racing Series?

  • Distinguished Hacker
    Distinguished Hacker Month ago +25


  • Jakery
    Jakery 2 months 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 months ago

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

  • Void _ILordI
    Void _ILordI 2 months ago

    Lol he gets electricuted way too many times

  • Eric Witte
    Eric Witte 2 months 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 months ago

    how am i just seeing this

  • blue Ice
    blue Ice 2 months ago

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

  • maybe arka maybe not
    maybe arka maybe not 2 months ago

    y u copy electroboom

  • G. Oog Le
    G. Oog Le 2 months ago

    that mat on the table seems mice

  • Pate Jate
    Pate Jate 2 months ago

    10:35 ElectroBOOM mode activated

  • Michael Black
    Michael Black 2 months 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 2 months ago


  • As the Drone flys TM
    As the Drone flys TM 2 months ago

    Put a Tesla battery in it

  • Arnab Ghosh
    Arnab Ghosh 2 months ago

    How to be an idiot

  • wesley lim
    wesley lim 2 months ago

    You see me rollin!!!

  • Ryan Codrai
    Ryan Codrai 2 months ago

    What watch do you have??

  • Houssein K
    Houssein K 2 months ago

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