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Old 10-01-2010
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Battery Type?

Which battery or make of a battery have you guys had great luck with?
Because i noticed today that mine is bulging like crazy, so im gonna by a new one here soon.
Best for an 88 Ranger 2.9 V6?
I was thinking of Duralast
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In the USA there is maybe 3 manufactures of lead acid batteries.

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The majority of car batteries are created by 3 manufacturers - Delphi, Exide and Johnson Controls Industries. Delphi makes some EverStart models sold in Walmart and ACDelco. Johnson Control Industries makes Duralast seen in Autozone stores, Diehard - sold in Sears, Kirkland - the Costco brand, Motorcraft - which Ford sells, some of the EverStarts, and Interstate. Exide makes Exide batteries, Champion, Napa and even a % of the EverStart batteries.
I run an Optima in my truck.
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I've always had good luck with those made by Johnson Cont. My mom's car went 6 years on the original Motorcraft.
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my original motorcraft battery lasted 7 years, so thats the kind i got when i had to replace it.
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I got the Rural King brand battery which is made by Exide. Its a good battery. 850 CCA
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Motorcraft...got 8yrs before it starting having issues.
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