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Old 03-19-2008, 11:08 PM
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73 220 Battery

Have a 1973 220 (4 cylinder Auto). Seems it is time for
a new battery. Any suggestions/ideas for company,
type, cranking, etc???
Live in Dallas, TX area.

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Old 03-19-2008, 11:58 PM
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I have been buying batteries at Autozone. They seem pretty good to me.

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Old 03-20-2008, 11:30 AM
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I've got an optima in the finny, always works great and the car goes for fairly long periods without running in these salty winter months. But they ain't cheap!
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Old 03-20-2008, 12:37 PM
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Optima is tops....

If you've got the scratch, you can't beat 'em.

I've got 4, and one is over ten years old.

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