If your battery cables aren't in top shape, it can wreak havoc on other components in your car. The battery is essential to the overall performance of your car. If the cables are worn, corroded, damaged, etc. then all of your electric components are not running to the best of their ability. It is extremely important to replace parts as needed to keep your Corvette running like a champ and prevent costly repairs.
The C5 Corvette 1997-2004 Replacement Positive Battery Cable includes factory crimped copper alloy cable terminals to ensure electrical connectivity and durability not found with emergency type bolt-on or spliced battery cable terminals. It features durable outside insulation to help protect the copper cable from severe under hood conditions, such as oil, acid, heat, ozone, and road splash. It meets SAE J1127 requirements and is rated for continuous use temperatures up to 257 degrees Fahrenheit (125 degrees Celsius) for safety and dependability.
Common strand size provides high 'strand count' to improve conductor flexibility. It has a steel skeleton embedded in casting for more reliable electrical connection. Casting overlaps cable insulation to protect cable from corrosion, which is the primary cause of cable failure.