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Old 10-11-2012, 06:28 PM
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Originally Posted by DSXMachina View Post
I know my car is only one example, and I tend to discount anecdotal evidence, but FWIW: Accepted on redelivery Nov 2007, very rarely driven in the Winter, I commute to work and back on the nicest days 2 miles each way, on weekends I might put a hundred miles on the car, occasional track days. In short I am a battery's worst nightmare. The engine has never failed to crank like new and start immediately.
I don't lock the doors in the garage either. So what's going on? Did I get an upper third sigma battery or what?
I think your car just has good Mojo. That, and I'd bet a steak dinner that your car spends at least some of its garage time on a battery tender, especially during those cold winter months where she's in hibernation. Not having unending months where the temperature range is lows of 78 and highs of 104 probably doesn't hurt either. I'll also bet those 100 miles of weekend driving if its done regularly helps.
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