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This winter I’m going to invest in a new battery. I’ve searched the forum and read “How to choose a battery” good but basic. Lots of people mention Optima Red Top.
The car is stored winters, in heat. I use a quality trickle charger, in a way, some may question.
i don’t set it and forget it. I try to duplicate driving. Eg, trickle two days, disconnect for 4-5, repeat.
I do this for banks of RV & boat batteries as well. I get good life doing this, right or wrong.
Anyway, I’d be interested in your choices and experiences.
 

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Strongly consider getting one of these. They help extend the life of a battery, I've had good results with mine so far:


I only bought a new battery because I'll be storing my RS e for quite a while and I didn't want anyone to have to worry about it. With the charger listed, I probably could have gotten more life out of the battery. But as replacing this battery isn't so straightforward, I didn't want the car messed with if something happened and the car couldn't be moved. Call it a little insurance. I grabbed a Napa branded battery because it was $25 off but that deal is over as of a few days go. Anyway, I got this one: https://www.napaonline.com/en/p/NBP9848

I'm not sure if there is a better option than others regarding batteries. I ended up getting mine for half the price of the Optima and didn't have to wait for shipping, so I went with it.
 
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This winter I’m going to invest in a new battery. I’ve searched the forum and read “How to choose a battery” good but basic. Lots of people mention Optima Red Top.
The car is stored winters, in heat. I use a quality trickle charger, in a way, some may question.
i don’t set it and forget it. I try to duplicate driving. Eg, trickle two days, disconnect for 4-5, repeat.
I do this for banks of RV & boat batteries as well. I get good life doing this, right or wrong.
Anyway, I’d be interested in your choices and experiences.
Yellow top is deep cycle
Red isn’t
FYI
Choose wisely

both are awesome
 
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