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Old 12-15-2009, 03:56 PM   #1
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My car died....................

and it was a discharged battery.

I really don't want to pay dealer prices for a new battery, any recommendations? Sears, delco, etc. Would like one that just replaces the original one (no mods). Any cranking amps, etc I have to look for?

This is for a 2007 Boxster S


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Old 12-15-2009, 04:44 PM   #2
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Autozone. Duralast. They have them in stock and they fit perfect with the drain and all. I have one. Works great.
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Old 12-15-2009, 05:00 PM   #3
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Ditto on the AZ battery. Cost less than $100.
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Old 12-15-2009, 05:35 PM   #4
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+ Costco, SAMs, BJs etc. the bat in my boxster is from costco.

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Old 12-15-2009, 05:36 PM   #5
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List here of known to fit batteries

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Old 12-15-2009, 06:46 PM   #6
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of course Porsche has the most expensive battery I have ever seen......

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Old 12-15-2009, 10:55 PM   #7
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When you put the new one in, be sure to check your charging system and make sure that it's charging ok. Just put a volt meter across the terminals and check the DC voltage when the car is running. I'm not sure what the spec is for the Boxster. For motorcycles anything between 13.5 and 14.5V is good (I have a motorcycle shop)
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Old 12-16-2009, 06:51 AM   #8
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Die Hard

Sears Die Hard...it really is the best built battery for the money. Also Rated #1 Consumer Report and there is no such thing as a cheap battery.

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