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Old March 21st, 2016, 09:39 AM
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Heat shrink solder or crimp butt connectors

Due to corroded/rusted terminals on rear tail lamps 97 D90 going to replace lighting.
Pros/Cons on using butt connectors?
I am either going with the Solder heat shrink butt connectors or the Crimp heat shrink butt connectors.
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Old March 21st, 2016, 09:43 AM
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I favor heat shrink approach
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Old March 21st, 2016, 09:52 AM
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Both.

I prefer the metal crimps without the plastic sheath and then shrink wrap that.

Solder only on a butt connector will probably be ok but you won't find many technical manuals that support only using solder as a mechanical connection.
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Just saw your PM.

The solder shrink still requires a crimp, there's just a little lug of solder inside the barrel that melts and ensures a really good connection. They're probably overkill for the application, and you need a really good heat gun to heat the lug to its melting point, but they do work very well.

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Old March 21st, 2016, 09:55 AM
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delcity has combination solder and crimp with heat shrink. Understand about the heat gun but seems the solder connectors are low temp solder at 230 F.
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Just saw your PM. The solder shrink still requires a crimp, there's just a little lug of solder inside the barrel that melts and ensures a really good connection. They're probably overkill for the application, and you need a really good heat gun to heat the lug to its melting point, but they do work very well. -Ash EDIT: He's referring to these.
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Look at Ancor first. Genetics are available for cheaper.
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