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replacement battery

Discussion in 'Ford Trucks' started by nor'easter1, Nov 26, 2011.

  1. nor'easter1

    nor'easter1 Senior Member
    Messages: 143

    2008 f350 xlt gas great truck but looking for a replacement battery. Run 8'6" straight xblade and what ever make from the Ford plant has been very reliable any thoughts on replacement from the old Napa store.
  2. PLOWMAN45

    PLOWMAN45 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,951

    get a optima battery i had a yellow top lasted 10 years even while plowing
  3. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    biggest one that will fit in the box.
  4. pooleo8

    pooleo8 Senior Member
    Messages: 271

    x2 on the yellow top optima. I just bought one from advance auto. Great battery.

    Used discount code VISA to get $50 off the battery :D
  5. dieseltech

    dieseltech Senior Member
    Messages: 273

    Optima all the way...if not get one with the most cca you can afford
  6. nor'easter1

    nor'easter1 Senior Member
    Messages: 143

    What makes the Optima worth all the extra dough. is it cca's or it's ability to recharge during long plowing events, just curious since I always assumed a baatery is a battery and as long as the alternator holds up so be it.
  7. PLOWMAN45

    PLOWMAN45 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,951

    I have 2 ac delcos in my truck course i just bought mine but optimas are really good batterys
  8. 7_below

    7_below Senior Member
    Messages: 245

    Interstate batteries have always given me good results.