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Question: Why is there a battery in the trunk???

What the heck? LoL


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Re: Question: Why is there a battery in the trunk???

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Re: Question: Why is there a battery in the trunk???

weight distribution, less heat to impact battery performance

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Re: Question: Why is there a battery in the trunk???

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weight distribution, less heat to impact battery performance
OK - 2 points (cos I'm feelin' Dr Evil...)

Why carry the cost and technical issues of moving the battery to the rear for weight distribution?

Heat actually improves lead/acid battery performance - cold kills it!

Right - time for another drink!
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Re: Question: Why is there a battery in the trunk???

Mostly; Just better weight distribution. The extra lbs. is better used closer to the drive wheels.

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Re: Question: Why is there a battery in the trunk???

a.k.a noone knows
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Re: Question: Why is there a battery in the trunk???

Because there wasn't enough room in the glove compartment.


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Re: Question: Why is there a battery in the trunk???

Batteries are required to start our vehicle. lol

Because the PCM is located where the Battery would typically go.


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Re: Question: Why is there a battery in the trunk???

I think they put it back there so a real spare tire won't fit!
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Re: Question: Why is there a battery in the trunk???

i think a designer just woke up one day with the funky idea that the car was like a 76 vw bettle..


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