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battery / alter ?

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by 1 bad bolt, Dec 14, 2009.

  1. 1 bad bolt

    1 bad bolt Member
    Messages: 71

    im upgrading my 105 amp alternator to a 145 amp and my battery is getting pretty old as well in my 04 1500. should i get a battery with more cold cranking amps and how many?
  2. mkwl

    mkwl 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,362

    If you have the $$$ to spend, and are going to run a single battery (like myself)- I'd invest in an Optima Yellow-top deep cycle battery- the largest one you can fit in the tray. I've had mine for over a year now- always plenty of cranking amps, and power to run the plow, lightbar, etc...