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I need new batteries

On second set of batteries in 4 years. First set were Napa Golds Second were Walmart ever starts.

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I have good luck with the red top Optima batteries. Have them in my 01 and 04 250's. I get 3-4 years out of them before they ever have a slow crank then I change them. The 01 is my work truck and gets started up to 15+ times a day.
the 04 is my toy. It only moves on weekends usually and has two amps drawing on the batteries. Those are now pushing 4 years in the truck...
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Those walmart batteries have a two year replacement guarantee and something after that.

I have the Ford batteries in mine . . . second year on them . . . they seem to be fine. Make sure it's not your starter acting up . . . I thought it was batteries and it ended up being my high torque starter that was bad for the second time in two years.

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Put batteries plus version of of the Odyssey deep cycle agm in Exact same battery 75 bucks cheaper than the odyssey.

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Put batteries plus version of of the Odyssey deep cycle agm in Exact same battery 75 bucks cheaper than the odyssey.

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What are those called?? How many cold cranking amps?? Batteries Plus is the brand?? I've heard Odyssey is better than Optima but never tried either one b/c of the price lol . . .

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http://www.batteriesplus.com/product...CA-Diesel.aspx

This is what I put in

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I went with the sears platinums about 3-4 years ago and they still check like brand new and crank the motor very rapidly..I don't think I will switch brands ever again!

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Dave what did those cost you. i used your link but it did not show me a price
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Sears diehard platinum is the same as the odyssey also. Great batteries.
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400 for the set

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