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Old 10-30-2018, 01:05 PM   #677 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by aerohead View Post
Does the pack serve as a structural member of the body?
With some motorcycles,the engine serves as an integral member of the frame,triangulating stresses across the otherwise 'void.'
Also,moisture has been reported as the greatest enemy of Lithium- ion technology.Perhaps the pack sealing is a redundant weather seal against this threat.
Yes, the battery pack is a major part of the chassis structure. And it lowers the Cg, making it VERY hard to roll a Tesla over.
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