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post #1 of 15 Old 08-04-2013, 11:58 AM Thread Starter
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Best battery for 7.3 with dual batteries

I currently run 2 Duralast gold batteries from Autozone. I am thinking of going back to a Motorcraft batteries but not sure. Does anyone have feedback on what they are running?
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The last batteries I bought I got at Walmart. They are EverStart Maxx 65N. I've had them about a year and 1/2 - Doing great so far!


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Can't quite remember what I have in my truck (as I'm out of town for work for quite a while) but my batteries are about 8 years old, hold a perfect charge over the course of a month or longer and truck has absolutely no problems starting. Ill be interested to see if they are still charged or not when I get back home in a month or 2.

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Interstate Mega Tron plus here.. Also in for 8 years with no issues holding a charge over time..even in the cold Alaska winters.
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Interstate Mega Tron plus here.. Also in for 8 years with no issues holding a charge over time..even in the cold Alaska winters.
X2. Got 5.5 years out of my last pair and they got the snot beat out of them by south Texas summers!

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Interstate. Great price and warranty.
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Mine are just now going weak, they're Motorcraft and were installed in early '08. I'll be getting a pair of Interstate MTP-65's to replace them with @ around $130 each. This may be a dumb question but this will be the first time I replace the batteries for this truck on my own, the shop I'm getting the batteries through suggested replacing one at a time in order not to lose any of the memories I have set, can this be done safely without causing any electrical damage to the truck or the batteries?
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Sears Platinum's.. Don't think I would go with anything different!

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Mine are just now going weak, they're Motorcraft and were installed in early '08. I'll be getting a pair of Interstate MTP-65's to replace them with @ around $130 each. This may be a dumb question but this will be the first time I replace the batteries for this truck on my own, the shop I'm getting the batteries through suggested replacing one at a time in order not to lose any of the memories I have set, can this be done safely without causing any electrical damage to the truck or the batteries?

Yeah I did the driver side then the passenger side. No setting or memories lost. Just make sure positive terminal doesn't touch anything when ya swap them.
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