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850CCA or 1000CCA

What CCA's batteries do our trucks 94-97 use? I have always put 1000 cca in but recently a guy was saying 800 - 850 cca's. I seem to recall issues with the lower CCA's which is the reason for my use of the 1K's.
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I have 850's. If you go up north or have a bunch of electrical BS, 1000's are nice.

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I have 1100cca's. Go big or go home.


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I run 850 in OHIO.

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I have Optima Red Tops...800 CCA and 1000 CA.


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I have 1100cca's. Go big or go home.
What batteries?...what are you CAs? I see the #s for your CCAs. Just curious.


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I have Optima Red Tops...800 CCA and 1000 CA.
ditto....
more is better in this case but 850 is plenty for TX especially since your winter in like 24hours long.

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ditto....
more is better in this case but 850 is plenty for TX especially since your winter in like 24hours long.
24 hours long????? What are you talking about? It gets in the 50's and stays there for weeks at a time, with wind chill it's like 39
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I got the stock 750cca batts in mine and they do just fine, although when its butt azz cold it would be nice to have more juice to turn that cold beast over.

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24 hours long????? What are you talking about? It gets in the 50's and stays there for weeks at a time, with wind chill it's like 39
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thats spring time temps man!

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