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Old 11-28-2012, 08:25 AM   #1
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Think my stock battery is finally starting to die

After 7.5 years of faithful service I finally had a stutter in cranking over the car. That being said its been dang cold here lately.

Anyone else still on the stock battery?
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Old 11-28-2012, 08:35 AM   #2
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Anyone else still on the stock battery?

sorry not here bro, i put my car on a major diet years ago removing the stock battery
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Old 11-28-2012, 08:39 AM   #3
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nope, on 3rd battery and thinking about replacing it due to slow crank.
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Old 11-28-2012, 09:45 AM   #4
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Second battery.
There is a whole prior thread about this topic. Pro's and cons of different batteries.
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Old 11-28-2012, 10:37 AM   #5
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Old 11-28-2012, 10:40 AM   #6
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On my second. I 'Cheeped Out' and went with a DieHard Gold. Been a great battery for 5 or 6 years now.
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Old 11-28-2012, 11:37 AM   #7
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I know about the thread. Sorry bout creating a new one. I will probably just buy an oem one.
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Old 11-28-2012, 01:08 PM   #8
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After 7.5 years of faithful service I finally had a stutter in cranking over the car. That being said its been dang cold here lately.

Anyone else still on the stock battery?

Yup.
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Old 12-02-2012, 05:54 PM   #9
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Still on my original too. Purchased Dec 2005, now over 7 years old! It cranks a little slow if I let it sit for a couple of days but it's been a trooper. Come replacement time, if I can find another of the same brand for <$150 I'd buy it in a heartbeat.
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Old 12-02-2012, 05:57 PM   #10
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I was on stock battery until a month ago...... Bought a new duralast Gold from autozone. I think it has a 3 year free replacement warranty.

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Old 12-02-2012, 06:38 PM   #11
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Im thinking that my battery needs to be replaced soon, I cant see the lights pulsating at the stop lights, I just hope its not an alternator.
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Old 12-04-2012, 05:15 PM   #12
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I replaced mine only because it puked all over.
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Old 12-04-2012, 05:39 PM   #13
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Still rocking the stocker from a 2006. It's on it's last leg though.. if it sits for more than a week I have to throw a trickle charger on it.
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Old 12-04-2012, 06:30 PM   #14
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on my 3rd battery. 90k miles
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Old 12-04-2012, 06:46 PM   #15
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Mine showed a bad cell @ about 58k. Was still under warranty. Replaced with another OEM Delco. 3-1/2 yrs later still going strong. Only at about 72K in that time.
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Old 12-04-2012, 08:33 PM   #16
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I just removed my stocker about 2 weeks ago. I have a die hard gold now
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Old 12-05-2012, 03:38 PM   #17
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I'm on my second one. Factory battery lasted about 3-4 years before I noticed sluggish cranking. I replaced it with some cheapo brand and it's been fine. I was surprised when I left it sitting for almost the entire month of October while I was in training and it fired right up when I got back.

I'm thinking about getting a smaller Braille unit if I can justify the cost when this one dies.
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