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Old 01-09-2013, 09:54 PM   #1
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Which battery to buy for 99 3.4 conversion , stick shift

It's time for new battery
What kind do you guys thing shoud I buy after upgrading engine to 3.4?
I think more amps would be nice

Any recommendations ?

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Old 01-10-2013, 07:02 AM   #2
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I just replaced the battery in my 2001 Boxster S using a Bosch Battery I bought form Pep Boys. It is currently on sale for $20 off. I paid $106.07 out the door.

Sale Line 9073748 48-700BBOSCH BATTERY 48-69 1 $108.99 $0.00 $7.11
Price Modify 9073748 48-700BBOSCH BATTERY 48-69 0 ($10.90) $0.00 $0.00

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Old 01-11-2013, 11:51 AM   #3
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I just replaced a $90 Pep Boys Bosch battery in my 2002 Saab-it lasted less than three years. This time I purchased an Excide with 40 month full replacement/108 month prorate at a cost of $150. I think you get what you pay for in batteries these days. I hope this is helpful.
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Old 01-11-2013, 11:55 AM   #4
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I get the one from sears for about $130 and it comes with a three year warranty. I used a gel battery for a while, but I think it caused my alternator to fail so just went the cheap route.
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Old 01-11-2013, 01:23 PM   #5
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I like my $180 Odessey PC925 liteweight & alloy mount, but it's lite duty here in SoCA daily driving. You would probably want to step up a size or 2 which makes the Optima's alot cheaper.
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Old 01-11-2013, 03:04 PM   #6
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So what's the group code of bigger size that will fit our cars?
I'm green when it comes to batteries
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Old 01-11-2013, 03:06 PM   #7
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I just replaced a $90 Pep Boys Bosch battery in my 2002 Saab-it lasted less than three years. This time I purchased an Excide with 40 month full replacement/108 month prorate at a cost of $150. I think you get what you pay for in batteries these days. I hope this is helpful.
Just found this Exide
80$
Seams too good to be true
Check it out
L3/48-E108 40 Month Exide Global Extreme Automotive Battery at Menards
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Check out my thread on this subject: http://986forum.com/forums/performance-technical-chat/36071-986-battery-group.html
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So what's the group code of bigger size that will fit our cars?
I'm green when it comes to batteries
94R. It's what I use for cold Wyoming.

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