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RE: battery questioning
New Battery concerns,
For the record, here's what happened. There was a NAPA right down the
street so she ended up with an EXIDE 75mo battery.
(1) Car now starts great. HUGE improvement. I recommend this to anyone
with a 10 year old battery ;-)
(2) Heat shield / battery cover does NOT fit well over new battery. I was
able to clamp left edge, but seems to be pressing on battery quite a bit.
Will attempt to shift battery a little.
(3) Tony's comment on VENT is a new one to me. Can someone please describe
what I should be looking for and is this something I also should have
(4) Volt Meter reads 13.5~13.8. High enough right?
90 CQ (vroom, instead of inh-ihn-ihn-ihn, vroom)
86 VW qsw
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Linus Toy [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Wednesday, June 17, 1998 11:24 PM
> i don't think the Autobahn batteries sold in VAG dealerships in the US are
> the original Varta batteries these cars come with--why ship these hefty
> things across the ocean when comparable quality batteries can be source in
> N. America?