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Old 04-15-2005, 12:46 PM   #21
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Try to get the everstart yellow ( Maxx I think it is ) between 900 and 1000 amps... In the past I have seen them as high as 970...

The one in my 91 is a 950...

yup i think the name is like 1-maxx or something like that, but its yellow and i think the price is like 59.99
Yep... Dead on... Both of mine have been very trouble free...

Even the Everstart Extreme I think it was, 970 amp I had gave me 4 years... And like I mentoined through the original alternator, and 3 failed aftermarket units...

Hope I get that out of these... The one in the 91 is 3 years old... My friend and his mom both have the everstarts( Maxx ) in their cars and have never had an issue either... LOL
When their AC Delco batteries died we went with that because of the warranty...

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Both of mine have been very trouble free...
You're darn right. They're JCI batteries! Nothing but the best!
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Both of mine have been very trouble free...
You're darn right. They're JCI batteries! Nothing but the best!
I should say all 3 actually...

The 1992 Mitsubishi Galant has an Everstart too... A 39.99 cheapie... This car sat for almost 2 years, got driven a little here and there... And the battery still starts the car...

I have put gas in the car 3 times in 2 years... When the interior of the bonnie was ripped down I was driving it... lol... Gotta love 4 cyl economy... This is the second everstart battery to be in it... Had the car in the family for 9 years... Not a bad track record in my opinion... And this batter is also 3 years old, bought it the same time I bought my 91'* battery... Both the battery in the Galant and the interstate battery in the bonnie were getting slugish and not holding a charge very well....lol

Do you guys make Interstate batteries?

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I've got the maxx 1000, and it does have dual posts. Best warranty also. My last one failed (sides bowed, might have been from overcharging), didn't have a reciept but the manuf date was on it. that was good enough for her, she gave me a brand new one. It was right at the end of it'* warranty, now Ihave 3 more years. can't beat that with a stick.

forget to mention this was at Walmart
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Both of mine have been very trouble free...
You're darn right. They're JCI batteries! Nothing but the best!
I should say all 3 actually...

The 1992 Mitsubishi Galant has an Everstart too... A 39.99 cheapie... This car sat for almost 2 years, got driven a little here and there... And the battery still starts the car...

I have put gas in the car 3 times in 2 years... When the interior of the bonnie was ripped down I was driving it... lol... Gotta love 4 cyl economy... This is the second everstart battery to be in it... Had the car in the family for 9 years... Not a bad track record in my opinion... And this batter is also 3 years old, bought it the same time I bought my 91'* battery... Both the battery in the Galant and the interstate battery in the bonnie were getting slugish and not holding a charge very well....lol

Do you guys make Interstate batteries?
Yes, we do manufacture that battery. Here'* a link where consumers can buy batteries directly from JCI:

http://www.autobatteries.com/

That site is wholly owned by us.
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Battery in my truck is original so that would put it at 5-6 years. All the cars I've ever had never had battery problems. Think my 91 Grand Am battery finally died around 99.
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Average life expectancy out of an OEM battery is 5-6 years.
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Very satisfied Optima Red Top owner here! You're in a cold climate so the higer the CCA, the better for you.

140 amp alt is nice too.
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i found that advance auto but i didnt like how it looked, it looked really really cheap and it was the most expensive one they offer so i said ill maybe come in tomrrow and get it but im not im gonna shop around tomrrow after i get my muffler put on.
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i found that advance auto but i didnt like how it looked, it looked really really cheap and it was the most expensive one they offer so i said ill maybe come in tomrrow and get it but im not im gonna shop around tomrrow after i get my muffler put on.
are you talking about the alt??? make sure that it is a AC Delco,140 amp with the lifetime warrenty, and the alt is BIG
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