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Old 03-23-2008, 03:21 PM   #1
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Car Batteries - What do you use

what kinds of batteries you guys use?
i know my cousin just picked up a $200+ battery for his 330ci
anyone good place to get a nice battery, maybe good price too
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Old 03-23-2008, 03:38 PM   #2
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i was wondering the exact same thing i need to find a battery between now and april 1st
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Old 03-23-2008, 03:55 PM   #3
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i went to crosstown battery.

$170 installed on the 540i
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Old 03-23-2008, 04:04 PM   #4
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optima yellow top here... no complaints at all, and got it cheap when Costco carried them.
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Old 03-23-2008, 04:43 PM   #5
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Old 03-23-2008, 05:45 PM   #6
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Old 03-23-2008, 06:14 PM   #7
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I got a cheap interstate battery for $50 bucks tax in. It is a reburished one with a 1 year warranty. had some battery problems before, put the new one in and now not problems at all. does'nt look fancy, but the car starts.
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Old 03-23-2008, 07:13 PM   #8
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i got one from canadian tire for under 100, i think it had 660 cca or something like that, original had 5 something
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Old 03-23-2008, 11:43 PM   #9
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just go to costco . kirkland battery . then run about 70$ . i have used them and there are great
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Old 03-24-2008, 04:15 AM   #10
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Old 03-24-2008, 01:44 PM   #11
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Odyssey PC680, just don't use it if you have a huge stereo or driving in sub-zero temperatures.
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Old 03-24-2008, 05:30 PM   #12
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Old 03-24-2008, 08:29 PM   #13
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canadian tire, walmart, and costco all said they dont have my battery wtf?
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Old 03-24-2008, 09:45 PM   #14
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just go to costco . kirkland battery . then run about 70$ . i have used them and there are great
if your running an audio system that battery will not hold, mine gave me a hard time starting up almost every time, even when i turned the system off about 1km from my house. Replaced it with the maximizer or energizer (from walmart) and no problems starting now.

if it has it in your model, get the red top, you wont look back
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Old 03-24-2008, 10:41 PM   #15
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never again.... latly intersate battery's are doing horrrible every 2nd one comes back within a mounth

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