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aguynrock1
    
battery that doesn't die in a year or two
If anyone has any information on where I can find the correct type/size battery for a 1971 Pontiac GTO it would be greatly appreciated. I've been to several different places and purchased 3 different batteries over the last 6 years. Needed a jump last night again.
posted: February 20, 2009
 
    
 
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pontiacsd
    
Tell you what I did which works great and looks great! I bought one of those dry cell Optima's, then bought a fake case and top from Ames. The dry cell battery is the way to go, lots of cranking power!
posted:  February 20, 2009
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ericb
    
Not sure how long your GTO has been sitting but using a genuine Battery Tender may help. Less $$ than some batteries and your GTO will always be ready to crank over and fire off when asked.
posted:  February 20, 2009
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spudder
    
sounds like you may have bigger electrical issues than just bad batteries, I would say you have a draw somewhere in your car that is draining the battery down. Or, is your alternator properly charging your battery when the car is running, if not, your battery never gets a good charging when it is running and operating.

First test your alt. output, if thats fine, try looking for typical draw culprits like radios, heaters, cig. lighters, other accessories, etc.
posted:  February 23, 2009
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nomadsrule
    
Battery tender ,and a master cutoff switch,I have them on seven cars ,and never had a problem yet!!
posted:  September 3, 2009
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