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Old 10-29-2019, 05:31 PM #31
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That's good to know. Thank you. I guess that's probably why my original Panasonic battery lasted 8 years.
My OEM Panasonic battery lasted almost ten years, I've never seen a Panasonic car battery at a local auto store shelf.
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My OEM Panasonic battery lasted almost ten years, I've never seen a Panasonic car battery at a local auto store shelf.
That battery is a welcome anomaly in the world of batteries.

Probably available though an OEM channel only for new cars because I haven't seen them either.
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My OEM Panasonic battery lasted almost ten years, I've never seen a Panasonic car battery at a local auto store shelf.
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That battery is a welcome anomaly in the world of batteries.

Probably available though an OEM channel only for new cars because I haven't seen them either.
For the last few years I've looked and looked online and everywhere for a Panasonic battery and from my research they are no longer available in the USA, but they are still available in Europe, Asia and other parts of the world.
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i have an ac delco 24f i believe. heard its a good battery from coworker (we're in electrical industry but im a finance guy) they said it might be undersized but quality (what she said anyway lol)
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I just replaced my 2007's Panasonic. 12 years. What a heck of a battery.
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If you want a high quality AGM, and you can wait a month to receive it, there's a group buy on NorthStar (Made in USA) batteries:

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I've installed 3 Bosch batteries over the last few years. Two in my F250 diesel and one in the 4runner. Still going strong, no issues at all. They can be found at Pep Boys.
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Odyssey

I use an Odyssey battery, expensive but supposed to last for at least 10 years. 'm on the 5 & no issues yet, but did need spacer.

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I use an Odyssey battery, expensive -$300- but supposed to last for at least 10 years. I'm on the 5th & no issues yet, but did need spacer.

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I can attest to the crap Toyota batteries.

I have a 7 year battery thatís bad after under 4 years. They refuse to warranty it unless they install it. Cool, they prorate the cost of a new battery but they screw me by making me come back and pay for installation which takes literally 5 minutes every few years. Iíll just buy a NAPA or Costco battery and save money putting it on myself.


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