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post #1 of 17 Old 02-09-2008, 11:23 AM Thread Starter
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Battery suggestion

looks like I have a dead cell in the batterys (interstate) an I was wondering what everybody is using brand wise and how they like them?

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I have a pair of Interstate batteries. I have run them for years. In my opinion cheaper aint always better.

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post #3 of 17 Old 02-09-2008, 12:29 PM
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not trying to be biased since I work for Ford but our motorcraft batteries are very good batteries.
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OEM OEM OEM only in mine.
I tried others and they just havn't compaired but the diehard were the closest. i even re did my old chebby cables to put motorcraft in it.

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Yea ive still got the oem 750CC batteries in mine, still startn strong, my truck is 6yrs old!

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Not sure whether DEKA makes a battery for your truck, but I've always had real good luck with them in other applications.

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i wouldnt put anything but a motocraft battery in any vehicle i own
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i get mine from NAPA i dont know if its NAPA brand or motorcraft, but they have a good warranty and so far have been excellent.

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According to my owners guide: You can charge one battery. You cannot replace one battery. Replace both is reccomended.

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