how big is a car battery explosion?
Depends on what the explosion is coming from. If you short circuit the battery by laying a copper bar across the terminals, it will explode from the lead plates overheating from the ultra quick discharge of power will heat up the electrolyte to high enough pressure for it to crack the plastic case. But not a big explosion. The other way to explode it is to put a charger on the battery which converts the battery into a electrolyzer which breaks the water down into hydrogen and oxygen gas. Most batteries are vented to prevent a accumulation of this gas. If the vent gets stuck, or filled the gases could accumulate to unsafe levels, and enough to crack the battery open. The explosion would occur if there was an open flame or ignition source close by that would ignite the extremely flammable hydrogen gas and oxygen gas mixture that would escape from a battery not properly vented. The explosion could be significant if a cubic foot or more of gas had accumulated and ignited. It could burn you or spray hot sulfuric acid all over you or send shrapnel on you on in you
As car batteries – and any other lead-acid batteries, for that matter – charge, they release hydrogen gas. This gas is not typically dangerous in a well-ventilated vehicle, but in rare cases, the gas can build to a dangerous concentration and then explode. However, even a large car battery cannot create enough hydrogen for a large explosion. The real danger comes from the fact that the explosion often showers battery acid in all directions. This acid is extremely dangerous, and is usually more of an issue for humans than the primary explosion.
dude you should raise it honestly . girls like lifted trucks not lowered cholomobiles
lowering it isn't going to do anything but mess up your ability to tow things, handle bumps, etc. plus it looks really stupid. why mess with a perfectly good truck when you don't have to? if you really want it to perform better get a custom exhaust of maybe a turbo or supercharger is you havn't done so yet. might wanna think about anti-det injection too.
It depends on how much hydrogen it generates before the explosive mixture is set off. The size of the battery is also a factor. Unless you are right there at the time of the explosion, most battery explosions are fairly mild compared with other typical accidental explosions such as a gas accumulation in a home.