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post #1 of 16 Old 10-30-2010, 10:51 AM Thread Starter
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batteries?

what is the best size and make of batteries for a 95 psd. i'm talking cranking amps.
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I installed two new batterys last winter, they are 900CCA each. More than plenty, even in -30°C wheater.

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As many CCA as you can find, anything over 850 is fine, but that extra amp can make the difference between starting and being stranded. Also, get an AGM battery, like the DieHard Platinum p2s, 930CCA@0f.
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i run interstate megatron plus...850 cca.

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i am running Die Hards @ about 850 cca. haven't had a problem yet.

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I just put in a pair of Napa's, 880 cca's about $109 each.

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autocraft titanium 89.99 group 65-2 1000 ca 850 cca I want to get some odessy's

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if you do my battery mod then CCAs dont make much of a difference, you could have two 500s in there and it will be fine

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Two new Motorcraft OEM batteries. My 94 spins blindingly fast and fires in under 2 seconds every time. The more I use OEM stuff on my truck the more I realize it's the only way to go.

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kanuk please do tell us of said battery mod.....

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