Originally Posted by Stockmanreef
Now I am completely confused about drilling and not drilling. Both ring terminals are exactly the same size (8) except for the hole in the middle. I am confused as to why I can't drill out the smaller hole to the correct size, if the hole I drill out is still smaller then then ring connector on the other end. Does drilling somehow compromise the terminal?
Nope, I would have no problem doing this. Obviously if you drill a ring out too much you would compromise it mechanically. What you propose sounds fine to me.