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10-26-2005, 12:05 PM
Which of these batteries should I use? My car is dead everymorning, and everytime I stop, so I figure it's time for a new battery.
Which is better?

Motosmaster eliminator spiral cell
http://www.canadiantire.ca/assortments/product_detail.jsp?PRODUCT%3C%3Eprd_id=84552444324 9210&FOLDER%3C%3EbrowsePath=2534374303517494&FOLDER%3C%3EbrowsePath=2534374303517543&FOLDER%3C%3EbrowsePath=1408474396669678&FOLDER%3C%3EbrowsePath=2534374303517477&FOLDER%3C%3Efolder_id=2534374303517477&ASSORTMENT%3C%3East_id=1408474396670271&bmUID=1130342313570
Cold Cranking Amps Up to 770
Reserve Capacity Up to 95 minutes
Power 12V
Warranty 10 years
Brand Motomaster
Model Number N/A
Free Replacement Period 3 years
Cranking Amps Up to 1000
Marine Cranking Amps Up to 960


Optima red top 34/78

Any help would be awesome, thanks!

10-27-2005, 01:00 PM
Well, all I know is that if you have a convertible, use OEM, if not, you're open to whatever you like. Hell, I use a 17amp dry cell motorcycle battery, I've never had the car not start, even in sub-0 weather. :)

Justin e36
10-27-2005, 01:54 PM
convertible?... then you can't use a regular e36 battery. you need a battery with a higher vibration tolerance as battery as your battery is on a movable tray. look for an oem / douglas battery.