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S4 Battery

PostPost by: 106500 » Mon Apr 01, 2013 7:14 pm

Its that time - I need to replace my car battery on my Elan S4 (previous one lasted 10 years (not bad!). I'm struggling to find the right size, I quite like Bosche but am not sure which size suits. I'd appreciate some recommendations please?
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PostPost by: holywood3645 » Mon Apr 01, 2013 11:59 pm

Look for a battery that will fit a Miata. Thats what i ended up doing. It works fine, teminals are on the correct side.
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PostPost by: gjz30075 » Tue Apr 02, 2013 10:18 am

A NAPA 7545 fits perfectly. Do you have NAPA stores near you?

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PostPost by: dlbutler » Wed Apr 03, 2013 11:25 am

I got rid of the heavy acid filled lump and used a motorcycle battery - 340 CCA and 20 AH is more than enough when using a Jap starter. It weighs about 12 pounds and is sealed.
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