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Old 06-18-2010, 12:20 PM
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Wink anyone know hows got the cheapst batterys

i get my charging system fixed and batterys are shot the cells bone dry so they took over a gallone of water i hope that fixs it cause new ones ant cheap these days i feel like mike btw where has he been
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Old 06-18-2010, 06:54 PM
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Mike keeps himself pretty busy in the summer.
Best deals I see are at Walmart.
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Old 06-18-2010, 08:55 PM
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Hey Joe F350-

I bought a battery at Kragen's, paid about $120 I think. Group 65 battery. Forgot what brand it was, though. Gah, that stinker was heavy, too. This old fart is not used to hefting a battery that heavy into a 4X4.

The one battery I kinda stay away from is the Optima. I bought one when they first came out and I got a new one under the warranty every six months. It was in a '77 Chevy pickup with a butchered wiring harness (plenty of twisted and taped connections!) and a 1-wire alternator. That alt was cooking them, I think.

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I got a couple series 65 for $75 a piece at the auto shop on base. They have better stats than the duralast's I pulled out.
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I've got one I'd sell you for cheap if you are willing to come get it.
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i got some optems batterys form my gf
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I won a new Optima in a Raffle. I'm going to replace the Sears Die Hard in my Mercury Villager. It's still good, and I'd sell it for $25 when the Optima gets here. John
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i got some optems batterys form my gf


Joe....with a girlfriend?

Dang, she must have #2 running through her veins!

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That was pretty funny Mike.

I'm sure You've already gotten your battery but I'll share my input. I usually get my batteries at Costco. The signature brand "Kirkland" seem to be of very good quality and are relatively cheap.
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I installed my free Optima this last weekend. So, if somebody needs a very good used battery, I am ready to sell mine for $25. It's a Sears Die Hard model 24F. So the posts are on the top. It is rated at 500 Cold Cranking Amps.

It looks and works like new! It's a little less than three years old. My experience is that these Die Hard batteries usually last 5-6 years. So, $25 for 2-3 years is got to be a good deal. I'm in Antelope just north of Sacramento and south of Roseville. Jag
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I still have the battery from my Ranger, but I doubt it would start a diesel. It is a Duralast, and is about 2 years old. Had it checked at Kragen's about a month ago, and it is fine.
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