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Old 04-02-2008, 08:47 AM   #1
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hey what kind of battery should i buy for my 01 330ci i looked around and a lot of companies dont carry any for my car! is there anything i should look out for in such cases as to not buy a particular type? what should i look for in buying a battery?
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Old 04-06-2008, 11:16 PM   #2
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Replacement Battery

I can get you a 94R Exide battery for $160 tax in. It's exactly like the OEM size and is a perfect fit. If you like, you can contact me at or text me on my cell at 416-417-8219.
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Old 04-07-2008, 12:02 AM   #3
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optima yellow top is a good choice as well
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Old 04-07-2008, 05:36 AM   #4
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$160 is pretty steep!

just go to buffalo and get the right one for $50ish. go check!!

autozone has it.. or get an optima yellow top here in Canada
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Old 04-08-2008, 01:12 AM   #5
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e46fanatics suggests using the 49DL(Duralast) and if you read all the posts you'll see it's more than an inch too long. I made the mistake of buying one and it didn't fit my battery tray by about 4mm. Perhaps in the US they have a different battery tray. The Duralast at Autozone is like going to Canadian Tire for a Motomaster battery and with gas at $1.14/L, it'll cost you almost $40 to go to Buffalo and back.
The Optima Yellow Top will require modifying your battery tray not to mention has really low cold cranking amps for the winter months(personal experience). I gave my Yellow Top away for free.

$141.60 plus tax isn't steep for an Exide 94R battery. It has 960ca and 800cca (cold cranking amps)
The choice is yours.

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