Charging your car battery sounds like a simple task, but it's far more complex than it looks. That's why most of us opt to get our car batteries changed by a professional, but preppers know that there are times when we don't always have the luxury of hiring a mechanic.
What should we do if we're stranded with our car and we need to change the battery? Take the do-it-yourself route and re-charge your battery!
There is the standard way to charge or restart a car battery. The first step is to determine what kind of car battery you have. Is it a Valve Regulated Lead Acid (VRLA) battery or a wet cell battery?
You need to determine which battery charger you will need and purchase it. Ideally, you will keep the charger in the back of your vehicle so it will be ready when you need it.
But what happens if you don't have a car charger? One guy is about to show you an unconventional method to charging your battery and we think it's a great idea.
Check out the video on next page to see what he does and it will blow your mind!