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Battery Relocation to Trunk Pros & Cons?

Another point is voltage drop - we already use a thick positive cable between the starter and battery. That cable will be roughly 4x longer causing voltage drop so you need a thicker wire (lower ...
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Battery Relocation to Trunk Pros & Cons?

I think you have most of the stuff covered as far as pros/cons. The "main" reason people do this is weight distribution, as you stated. This is for the performance to place more weight in ...
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Is it ok to charge battery inside car or home with no one in it?

The only two concerns are (1) battery acid and (2) hydrogen gas. Hydrogen gas is explosive, but to explode you need 4% of it in air. This means that in a 30 square meter, 2.6 meters high room, you ...
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Can batteries on my RV be brought back to life?

There are too many variables, most importantly the batteries' age and charging history, to predict the outcome. The only way to know if your batteries will survived this trauma is to bring them to a ...
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Car with floor-integrated battery pack

The answer is 'yes'. Today almost all electric cars have their battery pack floor integrated. Every Electric Car You Can Buy in 2022
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What are desirable battery chacteristics for a seldom used car?

Buying a float charger would be the best way to ensure you don't repeatedly damage batteries, but it could be the case that 1 month of staying unused might be not too long, assuming when you do drive ...
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New car battery keeps dying

About a week later the battery is once again dead, with 3V. The temperature did drop from about 60F to 30F during this week, although my other car had no issues. If this is accurate with just having ...
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Is it time to replace the battery?

According to these charts: https://footprinthero.com/lead-acid-battery-voltage-charts ...12.2v, the lowest voltage you measured, corresponds to more than 60% of charge left (I'm assuming this ...
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Does running the engine without using air conditioner significantly influence battery life?

A/C usage will not have an effect on your battery life. One does not correlate with the other. The A/C pulls most of its power directly from the engine through the accessory belt. What little power it ...

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