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Where to buy new battery

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by slimcubby, Dec 12, 2008.

  1. Dec 12, 2008 at 8:35 AM
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    slimcubby

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    My gf needs a new battery for her Corolla and I wanted to know where I could get one for the best price.

    Thanks!
     
  2. Dec 12, 2008 at 8:36 AM
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    lsocoee

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    walmart is cheap, but I'd go for the Sears Diehard. Diehard seems to be the best value.
     
  3. Dec 12, 2008 at 8:40 AM
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    IMO Die Hard batteries are junk. Spend a couple extra dollars and buy an Interstate battery, they are about the best for your buck.
     
  4. Dec 12, 2008 at 8:46 AM
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  5. Dec 12, 2008 at 8:47 AM
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    Where should I get this for cheapest possible lol
     
  6. Dec 12, 2008 at 8:52 AM
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    Interstate batteries are not usually carried by auto parts stores, check around at mechanics, or just google interstate batteries in your town.
     
  7. Dec 12, 2008 at 8:52 AM
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    I just checked consumer reports. They like the diehard, interstate, and duralast. The duralast is available at autozone.
     
  8. Dec 12, 2008 at 11:15 AM
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    +1 for the Duralast.
     
  9. Dec 12, 2008 at 11:50 AM
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    i had a die hard in my Altima, it was great! I dont know what to get when my battery die in my tacoma when the time comes... probably another die hard?
     
  10. Dec 12, 2008 at 11:52 AM
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    +2 for duralast..........got a duralast gold in my tacoma now!
     
  11. Dec 12, 2008 at 12:00 PM
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    yeah, just check the born on date. I try to get a fresh battery when I replace them.
     
  12. Dec 12, 2008 at 12:02 PM
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    duralast good??? REALLY? what about their car parts??? autozone are like loving them!!
     
  13. Dec 12, 2008 at 12:04 PM
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    getting there....
    i have used different duralast parts from autozone without any problems.
     
  14. Dec 12, 2008 at 12:06 PM
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    I'd say they were good for the money. I had one in my last car and it worked fine.
     
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    It's a Corolla. Rub your feet on carpet and touch the frigging terminals. That should be enough to keep it running for at least a year. I used to own a 91 Corolla. Thing was a goddamn tank.
     
  16. Dec 12, 2008 at 12:33 PM
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    Consumer Reports test report for what it's worth
     

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  17. Dec 12, 2008 at 12:54 PM
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    Toyota's replacement battery you get at the dealership are made for Toyota by Interstate might check there for a replacement also.
     
  18. Dec 12, 2008 at 12:56 PM
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    interesting. That is good to know...
     
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